Eileen Hunt Botting on Shelley’s Frankenstein and AI in Aeon

After her essay on Wollstonecraft’s Vindication of the Rights of Woman last month, Eileen Hunt Botting is now discussing the lasting influence of Wollstonecraft’s daughter, Mary Shelley’s novel, Frankenstein. In particular, she investigates how Frankenstein’s creature helps understand (and perhaps influences) how we think about Artificial Intellingence. This is part of Eileen’s new book project:  Political Science Fictions after Frankenstein: AI, GMOs, and the Politics of Making Artificial Life.

Read the article here.

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