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“Systems Thinking” at the First Summer School of Thinking by the Montparnasse Initiative

Stefan Blachfellner represented the BCSSS together with Helene Finidori at the first summer school program by the Montparnasse Initiative – School of Thinking, which was hosted by the Center for Research and Interdisciplinary (CRI) in Paris, France from 12th to

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Transhumanism – Netizens – Information in Evolutionary Systems: Three sections at Gothenburg June 2017

The BCSSS Research Group on “Emergent systems, information and society” calls for papers and participation in three sections of the International Society for Information Studies Summit that will take place in Gothenburg from 12 to 16 June 2017. That Summit

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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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“Designing Design” at the Digital Bauhaus Summit 2015, a contribution in collaboration with the BCSSS

After a successful first public appearance at the Information Studies Summit in June 2015 in Vienna, we were proud to be invited at the Digital Bauhaus Summit for the Creative Economy on Designing Society in July 2015 Weimar, Germany. Liss

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Understanding Matter

The Italian Centro Internazionale per la Ricerca Filosofica held its first international conference in Palermo from April 10 to 13, 2014. About 100 speakers discussed philosophical problems of understanding matter. The Bertalanffy Center was represented with talks by José María

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