Bedeviled : a shadow history of demons in science /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Canales, Jimena (Author)
Corporate Author: JSTOR (Organization)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2020]
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover
  • Contents
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • 1. Descartes's Evil Genius
  • 2. Laplace's Intelligence
  • 3. Maxwell's Demon
  • 4. Brownian Motion Demons
  • 5. Einstein's Ghosts
  • 6. Quantum Demons
  • 7. Cybernetic Metastable Demons
  • 8. Computer Daemons
  • 9. Biology's Demons
  • 10. Demons in the Global Economy
  • Conclusion: The Audacity of Our Imagination
  • Postscript: Philosophical Considerations
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index