Human simulacra03 Oct 1994 12:01
Classical legends (Homer?). Medieval legends (and legends of hero's heads, e.g. Oedipus, Bran). Evidence for the claim that they are a "western obsession." Automta in general.
- To read:
- John Cohen, Human Robots in Myth and Science
- Jessica Wolfe, Humanism, Machinery, and Renaissancew Literature [Blurb]