Mechanic Vitality II: hydraulic philosophy and mechanical passions?

Etching of two headed man being split in two by two figures labelled Hippocrates and Galen

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In this second 'Mechanic Vitality' session, our two speakers will present aspects of their current doctoral research as it aligns with our theme, with ample time given over to discussion of the questions raised by their material and angles of approach. 


Davide Martino (University of Cambridge)

'Live(ly) machines: fountains and automata in the urban gardens of early modern Europe'


Daniel Samuel (Warburg Institute)

‘Visions of Nature and Passions of the Soul: Theories of Emotion in Seventeenth-Century England’

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