[Humanist] 30.837 "Enchanting Automata"

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 30, No. 837.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2017 10:27:42 +0000
        From: Dana Jalobeanu <dana.jalobeanu at GMAIL.COM>
        Subject: ISIH - Winner of the Charles Schmitt Prize 2017

The International Society for Intellectual History is delighted
to announce that the 2017 Charles Schmitt Prize has been awarded to
Mark Thomas Young of the University of Bergen, Norway, for his essay,
‘Enchanting Automata: Wilkins and the Wonder of Workmanship’.

This year’s competition received a good range of high-qualities
entries, so the judges would like to commend Mark Thomas Young on his
essay. The prize is awarded on an annual basis in honour of the
contribution of Charles B. Schmitt (1933-1986) to intellectual

The recipient receives £250, plus £50 worth of Routledge books, and a
year’s free membership of the ISIH with a subscription to the
Society’s quarterly journal Intellectual History Review. The paper
awarded the prize will also be published in the Intellectual History

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