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BCSSS board member Jeanette Müller brings art and science together in her innovative program WISSENS°KUNST

Curiosity, creativity, the courage to switch perspectives and thinking outside the box: Art and science have much in common. The interaction between the two spheres can be beneficial for scientists and artists alike. This is why BCSSS board member Jeanette

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BCSSS Fellow John Collier on “Autonomy”. 28th March 2018 at BCSSS.

BCSSS Fellow John Collier, Emeritus Professor and Senior Research Associate, Philosophy, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, will visit the Center again for research reasons.  Visit his Open Lecture on “What is Autonomy?” 28th March 2018 16:00 BCSSS, Paulanergasse 13/5, 1040 Wien

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90 – Back & Forth! designaustria’s 90th jubilee connects with the Systems Science

In the framework of the 90th anniversary of designaustria at the designforum, MuseumsQuartier Vienna, on 1st December 2017, Stefan Blachfellner, Managing Director of the Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science, was invited to moderate and bridge the perspectives

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“Meaning“ did not emerge like a bolt from the blue

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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Vienna 2013 | Ludwig von Bertalanffy Symposium

“Emergence: System – Evolution – Information” was the title of the second LvB Symposium held by our Center. It was organised in co-operation with the Austrian Computer Society Working Group Information Studies. About 25 guests attended the symposium which took

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