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The cyborg handbook

Author: Chris Hables Gray
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1995.
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The Cyborg (short for cybernetic organism) is an entity that mixes the mechanic and the organic, for example people who have implanted pacemakers. The Cyborg Handbook is an initial look at cyborg  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cyborg handbook.
New York : Routledge, 1995
(DLC) 94028849
(OCoLC)30919973
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Hables Gray
ISBN: 9781315021621 1315021625
OCLC Number: 755078417
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 540 pages) : illustrations, portraits, 1 map
Contents: Cyborgs and symbionts: living together in the New World order / Donna J. Haraway --
Cyborgology: constructing the knowledge of cybernetic organisms / Chris Hables Gray, Steven Mentor, Heidi J. Figueroa-Sarriera --
African influences in cybernetics / Ron Eglash --
Cyborgs and space / Manfred E. Clynes and Nathan S. Kline --
Cyborg II: sentic space travel / Manfred E. Clynes --
An interview with Manfred E. Clynes / conducted by Chris Hables Gray --
How do we get there? / Jack E. Steele --
An interview with Jack E. Steele / conducted by Chris Hables Gray --
Engineering man for space: the cyborg study / Robert W. Driscoll --
Teleoperators and human augmentation / Edwin G. Johnsen and William R. Corliss --
An interview with Patricia Cowings / conducted by Ron Eglash --
Pilot's associate / DARPA --
Science fiction becomes military fact / Chris Hables Gray. Short circuit: watching television with a nuclear-weapons scientist / Hugh Gusterson --
Socializing the cyborg self: the Gulf War and beyond / Ken Robins and Les Levidow --
Children of the mind with disposable bodies: metaphors of self in a text on artificial intelligence and robotics / Heidi J. Figueroa-Sarriera --
Modernity, postmodernity, & reproductive processes, ca. 1890-1990, or "mommy, where do cyborgs come from anyway?" / Adele Clarke --
Barney B. Clark, DDS: a view from the medical service / F. Andrew Gaffney and Barry J. Fenton --
Artificial heart and assist devices: directions, needs, costs, societal and ethical issues (abstract) / Robert L. Van Citters [and others] --
Artificial liver: present and future / Motokazu Hori --
ISAO proffers a marvelous cover for acting out fantasies / Eli A. Friedman --
Minerva v. National Health Agency / George J. Annas. Fetal cyborgs and technomoms on the reproductive frontier: which way to the carnival? / Monica J. Casper --
Tales from the cryptic: technology meets organism in the living cadaver / Linda F. Hogle --
From Captain America to Wolverine: cyborgs in comic books, alternative images of cybernetic heroes and villains / Mark Oehlert --
Recalling totalities: the mirrored stages of Arnold Schwarzenegger / Jonathan Goldberg --
Art, psychasthenic assimilation, and the cybernetic automaton / David Tomas --
Envisioning cyborg bodies: notes from current research / Jennifer González --
"Death is irrelevant": cyborgs, reproduction, and the future of male hysteria / Cynthia J. Fuchs --
Digital pistil / Lois H. Gresh --
I hope I shall arrive soon / Philip K. Dick --
The life cycle of cyborgs: writing the posthuman / N. Katherine Hayles --
Cyborg anthropology / Gary Lee Downey, Joseph Dumit, Sarah Williams. Brain-mind machines and American technological dream marketing: towards an ethnography of cyborg envy / Joseph Dumit --
Human agency in CAD/CAM technology / Gary Lee Downey --
On low-tech cyborgs / David J. Hess --
"Perhaps images at one with the world are already lost forever": visions of cyborg anthropology in post-cultural worlds / Sarah Williams --
Split subjects, not atoms; or, how I fell in love with my prosthesis / Sandy Stone --
New sciences: cyborg feminism and the methodology of the oppressed / Chela Sandoval --
Postcolonial cyborgs: subjectivity in the age of cybernetic reproduction / Joseba Gabilondo --
From cognitive psychologies to mythologies: advancing cyborg textualities for a narrative of resistance / William R. Macauley and Angel J. Gordo-López --
The conversion of Père Version / Lorne Falk and Mireille Perron --
The cyborg body politic: version 1.2 / Chris Hables Gray and Steven Mentor.
Responsibility: edited by Chris Habels Gray ; with the assistance of Heidi Figueroa-Sarriera & Steven Mentor.

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