7th European Conference on Computing and Philosophy
Talk by Wolfgang Hofkirchner Wolfgang Hofkirchner took part in the 7th European Conference on Computing and Philosophy (ECAP09), Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona. He gave a talk on “Ontology of information” in the track on Biocomputing, Evolutionary and Complex Systems chaired by Gordana Dodig‐Crnkovic and Søren Brier. He discussed Søren Brier’s…
Presentation at the International Sociological Association’s Research Committee on Sociocybernetics
by Wolfgang Hofkirchner Wolfgang Hofkirchner gave a presentation at the International Sociological Association’s Research Committee on Sociocybernetics annual meeting. The 9th Conference on Sociocybernetics was titled “Modernity 2.0 – Emerging Social Media Technologies and their impacts” and held in Urbino. Hofkirchner presented a paper on how the system theoretical perspective…
Ludwig von Bertalanffy, Social Systems and Sense-Making
Presentation by Wolfgang Hofkirchner Wolfgang Hofkirchner gives an invited presentation about “Ludwig von Bertalanffy, Social Systems and Sense-Making” on 7.5.2009. Joint AOC (Advanced Organizational Consultation) Society, and Sigmund Freud University Symposium, Conversations that Connect Membership and Meaning, Vienna. Download presentation.
Bertalanffy on audio: CD of a German radio lecture
In autumn a CD will be released with a radio lecture of Bertalanffy on evolution theory, that he gave in 1954 for the Süddeutscher Rundfunk (today SWR). Further information will be made available by Audio Akademie.
Heinz von Foerster Symposium
Peter Fleissner’s presentation on “Systemic Thinking in Simulation Models – A Report from the Workbench” From 16 to 19 November 2007 the Heinz von Foerster Gesellschaft organized the 3rd International Heinz von Foerster-Congress “Systems / Systemics” (with special sections on Ernst von Glasersfeld and Gordon Pask) at the University of…
Wolfgang Hofkirchner speaks at Duino Castle, Italy
Wolfgang Hofkirchner was invited to participate in a workshop at Duino Castle, Italy. The title of the workshop was “Information – Theory and Practice”. It was organised by physicists Hans Grassmann and Gerhard Luhn, and philosopher Klaus Kornwachs and sponsored by Isomorph srl and Qimonda. The three-day workshop held 19-21…
“Berliner November 2007”
BCSSS participates at the conference “Berliner November 2007” (7.-10.11.2007) The “Berliner November” is organized by, the Deutschen Gesellschaft fÃ¼r Kybernetik (GFK), the Leibniz-SozietÃ¤t, and the Gesellschaft fÃ¼r PÃ¤dagogik und Information (GPI) and takes place in Berlin from Wednesday 7.11. to Saturday 10.11.2007. Venue on Wednesday and Thursday is the Humboldt-UniversitÃ¤t…
Peter Fleissner on “Information Society: A Second ‘Great Transformation’?” From 5 to 11 August 2007 the 30th International Wittgenstein Symposium on the “Philosophy of the Information Society” took place at Kirchberg am Wechsel. Peter Fleissner gave an invited speech on “Information Society: A Second ‘Great Transformation’?” where he analyzed the…
Austrian Chapter of the Club of Rome
Peter Fleissner’s introductory speech The Austrian Chapter of Club of the Rome together with the German EU Presidency organized a workshop on “Life in Cyberspace – The Creation of Social Capital in Virtual Worlds”. On June 26 2007 Peter Fleissner presented there the introductory speech on “Social Life in Virtual…
BCSSS invited lecture: Die Stellung der organismischen Auffassung Bertalanffys in der Geschichte der mathematischen Biologie
David Pouvreau (EHESS, Paris) presents â€žDie Stellung der organismischen Auffassung Bertalanffys in der Geschichte der mathematischen Biologieâ€œ in Salzburg. Organized together with the Department of Molecular Biology, Department of Cell Biology, Department of Organismic Biology, Department of Mathematics, in co-operation with the ICT&S Center at the University Salzburg.
BCSSS invited lecture: The ‘happy’ wedding of Heraclite and Cassirer
David Pouvreau (EHESS, Paris) gives a lecture on “The ‘happy’ wedding of Heraclite and Cassirer: Ludwig von Bertalanffy’s ‘General System Theory’ as neo-criticist Naturphilosophie” at the University of Vienna.
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