Tag: non-being

Vienna 2017 | Workshop | Systems Approaches to Information Ethics III

The third meeting of the project “Systems Approaches to Information Ethics” was held in Vienna 13-17 November 2017. The topics included: foundational questions of systems approaches (evolutionary theory, emergentist systemism and normativity; information in the context of Being and non-being,

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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 2014 | Workshop | Current Problems of Systems Theory

The BCSSS organised a small workshop for invited guests with Rainer E. Zimmermann on May 30, 2014. Start of the workshop (photo: Wolfgang Hofkirchner) Zimmermann stayed during spring term as Researcher in Residence with the Bertalanffy Center. In the workshop he provided

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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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