Correspondence between Ludwig von Bertalanffy and Joseph Henry Woodger donated to the archive
Dr. Marshall W. Allen generously passed to the BCSSS the entire collection of Ludwig von Bertalanffy’s letters to Joseph Henry Woodger (1894–1981) which he formerly received from Woodger in person for his respective studies. Thus the archive was supplemented by adding 74 letters from Ludwig von Bertalanffy, 7 from Maria…
Diaries of Maria von Bertalanffy saved for posterity – Gisèle Bertalanffy honorary member of the BCSSS
Maria von Bertalanffy, the wife of Ludwig von Bertalanffy, kept a diary on all her private life with Ludwig since they left Austria (1948) until his death (1972) and beyond that. Obviously you will find in there important dates about the professional life of Ludwig. Each year sees one diary…
BCSSS Lectures “Uncommon Sense in Thinking Society”
Lectures by Michel Saint-Germain and Franz Hörmann’ The Bertalanffy Center invites to attend the 2 lectures: – Michel Saint-Germain, Professor emeritus, Faculty of Education, University of Ottawa: “The result-oriented organisation: a critical look from a Bertalanffian perspective” (paper, presentation) – Franz Hörmann, Associate Professor, Department of Finance, Accounting and Statistics,…
Book chapter by Birgit Zehetmayer on Bertalanffy’s Anthropology
“… aber vom Menschen wissen wir nichts. Zur systemischen Anthropologie Ludwig von Bertalanffys” appeared in Transformationen der kritischen Anthropologie (see Publications).
BCSSS book series started
Volume 1 now available The BCSSS book series was launched with volume one: The biography “The Dialectical Tragedy of the Concept of Wholeness: Ludwig von Bertalanffy’s Biography Revisited” written by David Pouvreau is now available in print and electronically at ISCE Publishing.
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.
BCSSS members at the EMCSR 2008
19th European Meeting on Cybernetics and Systems Research Gerhard Chroust, Wolfgang Hofkirchner and Manfred Drack present (co-authored) papers at the EMCSR 2008 (25. – 28.3.2008) with the titles: Vienna Systems Archive – Dream or More? The Web as Techno-Social System: The Emergence of Web 3.0 (download here) Early System Thinking…
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