You are here

Resources to help you transition to teaching online

Instructors: To support your transition to online learning, please see our resources and tools page whether you are teaching in the UK, or teaching outside of the UK.

Inspection copy update April 2020: Due to the current restrictions in place in response to COVID-19, our inspection copy policy has changed. Please refer to our updated inspection copy policy for full details. If you have recently placed an inspection copy order with us, we will be in touch to advise of any changes.

Inventive Life
Share

Inventive Life
Approaches to the New Vitalism

Edited by:


January 2006 | 208 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This book demonstrates how and why vitalism - the idea that life cannot be explained by the principles of mechanism - matters now. Vitalism resists closure and reductionism in the life sciences whilst simultaneously addressing the object of life itself. The aim of this collection is to consider the questions that vitalism makes it possible to ask: questions about the role and status of life across the sciences, social sciences and humanities and questions about contingency, indeterminacy, relationality and change. All have special importance now, as the concepts of complexity, artificial life and artificial intelligence, information theory and cybernetics become increasingly significant in more and more fields of activity.
Mariam Fraser, Sarah Kember and Celia Lury
Inventive Life
Approaches to the New Vitalism

 
Monica Greco
On the Vitality of Vitalism
Suhail Malik
Information and Knowledge
Andrew Barry,
Pharmaceutical Matters
The Invention of Informed Materials

 
Adrian Mackenzie
The Performativity of Code
 
Software and Cultures of Circulation
Celia Lury
'Contemplating a Self-portrait as a Pharmacist'
A Trade Mark Style of Doing Art and Science

 
Lisa Adkins
The New Economy, Property and Personhood
N Katherine Hayles
Computing the Human
Sarah Kember
Metamorphoses
The Myth of Evolutionary Possibility

 
Mariam Fraser
Making Music Matter

Preview this book

Select a Purchasing Option

ISBN: 9781412920360
£131.00

SAGE Knowledge is the ultimate social sciences digital library for students, researchers, and faculty. Hosting more than 4,400 titles, it includes an expansive range of SAGE eBook and eReference content, including scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, series, professional development titles, and more.

The platform allows researchers to cross-search and seamlessly access a wide breadth of must-have SAGE book and reference content from one source.

SAGE Knowledge brings together high-quality content from across our imprints, including CQ Press and Corwin titles.