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Frankenstein : a New Edition for Scientists and Engineers

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; David H Guston; Ed Finn; Jason Scott Robert
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, Berlin : Knowledge Unlatched, 2017. 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This new critical edition of Mary Shelley?s Frankenstein was developed by leading scholars for aspiring scientists, engineers, and medical professionals. This unique framing will make this a core text in promoting and enhancing interdisciplinary dialogue on the nature, roles, and responsibilities of scientists and engineers in society. To be published in time for the 2018 bicentennial of its original publication,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Frankenstein, A New Edition for Scientists and Engineers.
Cambridge, Massachusetts:The MIT Press, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; David H Guston; Ed Finn; Jason Scott Robert
ISBN: 9780262533287 0262533286 9780262340250 0262340259
OCLC Number: 1023567422
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource (xxxv, 277 pages) : illustrations, charts, figures, tables
Contents: Frankenstein: Or, the Modern Prometheus Vol. 1 --
Vol. 2 --
Vol. 3 --
Introduction to Frankenstein (1831) --
Chronology of Science and Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley --
ESSAYS --
Traumatic Responsibility: Victor Frankenstein as Creator and Casualty --
I've Created a Monster! (And So Can You) --
Changing Conceptions of Human Nature --
Undisturbed by Reality: Victor Frankenstein's Technoscientific Dream of Reason --
Frankenstein Reframed: Or, the Trouble with Prometheus --
Frankenstein, Gender, and Mother Nature --
The Bitter Aftertaste of Technical Sweetness.
Other Titles: Frankenstein, A New Edition for Scientists and Engineers
Responsibility: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, David H Guston, Ed Finn, Jason Scott Robert.
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This new critical edition of Mary Shelley?s Frankenstein was developed by leading scholars for aspiring scientists, engineers, and medical professionals. This unique framing will make this a core text in promoting and enhancing interdisciplinary dialogue on the nature, roles, and responsibilities of scientists and engineers in society. To be published in time for the 2018 bicentennial of its original publication, this edition will be produced in print and as an enhanced e-book. The e-book will contain the full text of the novel (in the public domain) plus all of the substantial scholarly material that was commissioned and developed for this new edition, including essays by leading scholars, and will be most valuable to students and teachers of ethics. Digital features will include include reader annotation, bookmarking, and multimedia content.

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