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General System Theory and cybernetics – convergences and divergences

The third and last part of an article series on the status of Ludwig von Bertalanffy’s General System Theory (GST) in the history of systems sciences, written by Manfred Drack and David Pouvreau, both Fellows of the Bertalanffy Center, was published

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About emergence

The Bertalanffy Center is co-organiser of a scientific event on the “Metaphysics of Emergence”, dedicated to philosophical foundations between the poles of sciences and arts. That event will be held from 6 to 8 June, 2013, in Ludwigshafen, Germany, in memory of Jan

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Manfred Drack on roots and problems of Systems Biology

Manfred Drack is invited to give a talk at the Arbeitskreis Information Studies of the Österreichische Computer Gesellschaft about problems of systems biology. In particular, he will discuss the system conception of Paul Weiss (see here). Title: “Systemdenken bei Paul

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Manfred Drack invited to a talk at the IFK

The International Research Center for Cultural Studies (IFK) invited Manfred Drack to give a talk on: Weiss, Bertalanffy, Riedl – A Viennese School of System Thinking in Biology

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FWF Grant for Manfred Drack

The Austrian Science Fund (FWF) approved a three years grant proposal by Manfred Drack in co-operation with the BCSSS. The title of the project is: Systems in Biology.

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Manfred Drack back from Rostock

Manfred Drack was invited for a PostDoc position at Prof. Olaf Wolkenhauser ‘s Department of Systems Biology and Bioinformatics in Rostock and is now, after one year, back in Austria. He tried to make the early system approaches useful for

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BCSSS member at the ISSS 2008 meeting in Madison

The Ludwig von Bertalanffy lecture at the ISSS 2008 meeting will be given by Manfred Drack.

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BCSSS members at the Fuschl Conversations 2008

The BCSSS members Gerhard Chroust, Wolfgang Hofkirchner, Günther Ossimitz and Manfred Drack take part at the Fuschl Conversations 2008 (29.3 – 3.4.2008).

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