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Science meets art – a convergence, imagination and new perspectives on a history and its future

The artist duo MUELLER-DIVJAK are currently hosting an exhibition entitled “77.000 GENERATIONS – Berta says: We need to find a new conception of man“. For this event and for a new generation of systems science communication, BCSSS board member Jeanette Müller and BCSSS member Paul Divjak created a new conception…

Delegation from the Art Academy of Latvia show interest in systems science principles for design

On May 5, Master’s students from the Functional Design Department of the Art Academy in Riga, Latvia requested to visit the Bertalanffy Center for an introduction to systems science and design. They spent an internship of two months at hi-pe.at, design partner of the BCSSS, where they worked on pedestrian…

Klaus Kornwachs 70 years old: an “interim report”

Klaus Kornwachs (photo: Leonhard Kornwachs) Ulm University celebrated the 70th birthday of Klaus Kornwachs, system theorist and philosopher of technology, member of our Scientific Council. The Humboldt-Studienzentrum für Philosophie und Geisteswissenschaften, part of the School of Humanities, convened on October 20th a Festcolloquium. Six speakers highlighted six fundamental aspects of…

“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 to the fourth law of thermodynamics after Stuart Kaufmann – …

Call for Papers and Participation ISSS 2016 Special Integration Group on Socio-Ecological Systems in Boulder, USA, July 24-30, 2016

In 2016 we continue our successful collaboration with the International Society for the Systems Sciences. The Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science calls for your papers and participation in this years meeting in Boulder, USA from 24-30 July 2016. Stefan Blachfellner, Managing Director of the BCSSS, and Liss…