Legitimating the machine

The epistemological foundation of technological metaphor in the natural philosophy of René descartes

Andrés Vaccari*

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPhilosophies of technology
Subtitle of host publicationFrancis Bacon and his contemporaries
EditorsClaus Zittel, Gisela Engel, Romano Nanni, Nicole C. Karafyllis
Place of PublicationLeiden; Boston
PublisherBrill Academic Publishers
Pages287-336
Number of pages50
Volume11
ISBN (Electronic)9789004170506
Publication statusPublished - 2008

Publication series

NameIntersections
Volume11
ISSN (Print)15681181

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Vaccari, A. (2008). Legitimating the machine: The epistemological foundation of technological metaphor in the natural philosophy of René descartes. In C. Zittel, G. Engel, R. Nanni, & N. C. Karafyllis (Eds.), Philosophies of technology: Francis Bacon and his contemporaries (Vol. 11, pp. 287-336). (Intersections; Vol. 11). Leiden; Boston: Brill Academic Publishers.