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Modeling health impacts for decision-making – On status and perspectives

In affiliation with the 9th European Public Health (EPH) Conference, Vienna, 9-12 Nov 2016, at 10 Nov, an evening colloquium took place in the Bertalanffy Center (BCSSS). The topic was: „Modeling health impacts for decision-making – On status and perspectives“

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Vienna 2017 | Workshop | Systems Approaches to Information Ethics

Within the framework of the Emergent Systems, Information and Society group, Tomáš Sigmund was invited to the Center to start a joint research project on systems approaches to information ethics. In a three-day workshop during his stay in Vienna (23-27 January, 2017),

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Humanism under attack

In the framework of cooperation of the Bertalanffy Center with the Centre of Social Ontology, one research project was finalised (Social Morphogenesis – the proofs of the 5th volume are currently verified) and a new one was commenced.  During the first week of January, the

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Systems approaches to information ethics

Next week Tomáš Sigmund is guest at our center. He works as Assistant Professor at the Department of Systems Analysis that belongs to the Faculty of Informatics and Statistics at the University of Economics, Prague, and is preparing for his habilitation. 

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Hanover 2016 | Session | Relationality and Information in Leibniz

Members of the joint group Emergent systems, information and society were speakers at a session of the 10th International Leibniz Congress held in Hanover, Germany, during the week from 18 to 22 July 2016. The session was convoked by BCSSS Scientific

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The Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science presents a corner stone of its research agenda with the recently published Special Issue of Systema: General Systems Transdisciplinarity

The Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science presents a corner stone of its research agenda with the recently published Special Issue of Systema: General Systems Transdisciplinarity, guest edited by Debora Hammond (Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, Hutchins School of

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John Collier visiting scholar in Vienna to work on theory of self-organization

John Collier, Emeritus Professor and Senior Research Associate, Philosophy, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, is visiting Vienna again. He is invited by TU Wien (Vienna University of Technology) to work with Wolfgang Hofkirchner on the emergence of function in the course of

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Preconditions of a “good society”

The UK-based Centre for Social Ontology (CSO) held the fifth and last Morphogenetic Project workshop. Contributions to the final volume to be published in the Springer book series were discussed. The topic “Morphogenesis & Eudaimonia” comprised social science and humanities accounts

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