Category Mechanics

Mechanology: Machine Typologies and the Birth of Philosophy of Technology in France (1932-1958)

My article on mechanology was just published in the latest issue of Systema. It’s a short article and focuses on a movement in the history of philosophy that was in many ways a failed project and a missed opportunity to create a new field for the philosophical study and science of machines. I address the […]

Gaston Bachelard’s The Experience of Space in Contemporary Physics (1937)

I was recently able to get my hands on a rare and long out of print copy of Gaston Bachelard’s L’expérience de l’espace dans la physique contemporaine (The Experience of Space in Contemporary Physics). The book was published by Librairie Félix Alcan in 1937. It is a short book at only 109 pages and it […]