Schlagwort: foundations

Article on the Contribution of the Systems Sciences to the Humanities by BCSSS President Alexander Laszlo is now available online

Alexander Laszlo, BCSSS President, has, together with Ervin Laszlo published an article on “The Contribution of the Systems Sciences to the Humanities”, in 2003. The full article is now availabe online. Summary. The article presents the systems sciences as a

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New Volume of the Springer Book Series „Translational Systems Sciences“

We are pleased to announce the online publication of Volume 13 of the Springer Book Series „Translational Systems Sciences“ by a team of authors of the BCSSS Research Group  Systems Science and Philosophy. Update September 2018: with now more than

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Robert K. Logan to start a BCSSS Project on the Origins of Systems Thinking

Marshall McLuhan expert and evolutionary systemist, Robert K. Logan, Fellow of the BCSSS and member of the „Emergent Systems Group“, made a stop-over in Vienna (August 21/22, 2017). From the left: Wolfgang Hofkirchner, Bob Logan, Annette Grathoff (photo: Hofkirchner) It

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Transhumanism – Netizens – Information in Evolutionary Systems: Three sections at Gothenburg June 2017

The BCSSS Research Group on „Emergent systems, information and society“ calls for papers and participation in three sections of the International Society for Information Studies Summit that will take place in Gothenburg from 12 to 16 June 2017. That Summit

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„Meaning“ kam nicht wie der Blitz aus heiterem Himmel

Recent literature suggests the appearance of information that is coupled to significance not only with the advent of biotic agents (“meaning“ in living systems) but already with prebiotic environments, namely, with the existence of agents (non-living, physical systems) that – according

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Wien 2016 | Wolfgang Hofkirchner | Convergences of General System Theory, Critical Realism and Theory of Society

The International Sociological Association held its 3rd ISA Forum of Sociology 10-14 July 2016 in Vienna. The Forum was devoted to the topic „The future We Want: Global Sociology and the Struggles for a Better World“. Wolfgang Hofkirchner gave a

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Emergent Systems, Information and Society Meeting

The Research Group Emergent Systems, Information and Society held a meeting in the framework of emcsr avantgarde 2016. Hamid Ekbia, Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Research on Mediated Interaction at the University of Indiana in Bloomington, held a keynote

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Theoria cum praxi et bonum commune (Leibniz): Systemtheorie, Informatik und eine weise Gesellschaft für alle

Rathaus Tiergarten, Berlin-Moabit (photo: Wikimedia Commons) The Leibniz-Sozietät der Wissenschaften zu Berlin e.V. (LS) invites the group „Emergent Systems, Information and Society“ to present itself at a one-day colloquium of their two classes (Natur- und Technikwissenschaften; Sozial- und Geisteswissenschaften). The group is a

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