Course Description


MIT 432F (Fall 2007)   The Mechanical Flower

Instructor: T. Blackmore

Course Description
This course explores the way we have mediated the machine¹s entrance into and continued presence in the garden. Humans have nurtured reassuring myths about encroaching machinery, from forge to silicon to nano technologies, that naturalize the physical, philosophical, elemental and epistemological destruction of the garden.

3 lecture hours, 0.5 course

RESTRICTED TO YR 4 HONS SPECIALIZATION MODULES IN FIMS.



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