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BCSSS Online Conference ‘Homo Digitalis und die Conditio Humana’

Homo Digitalis und die CONDITIO HUMANA: Mensch und Menschenbild im Zeitalter der Digitalisierung BCSSS Online Conference 19th March 2020     Felix Tretter and Stefan Blachfellner of the BCSSS were responsible for the organisation of this event, which was originally

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Philosopher Cadell Last researches human evolution and the role of subjective problematics in the anthropocene

Cadell Last, a philosopher and host of the School of Thinking at the Free University of Brussels, Belgium worked with the Bertalanffy Center for an extended period of time in 2019 as one of the first early career researchers the

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Is there still a distinction between a Human and a Robot?

The IEEE (“Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers” – the world’s largest professional association) recently published Version 2 of Ethically Aligned Design: A Vision for Prioritizing Human Well-being with Autonomous and Intelligent Systems (A/IS), produced by the IEEE Global Initiative on

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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

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Humanism under attack

In the framework of cooperation of the Bertalanffy Center with the Centre of Social Ontology, one research project was finalised (Social Morphogenesis – the proofs of the 5th volume are currently verified) and a new one was commenced.  During the first week of January, the

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We are back, rebooting the system in 2016 – emcsr becomes avantgarde

The European Meetings on Cybernetics and Systems Research will be held in Vienna from March 30th to April 1st, 2016. It will be the first pop up conference meeting in the field of Systems Science, called emcsr avantgarde. The name

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Vienna 2013 | Ludwig von Bertalanffy Symposium

“Emergence: System – Evolution – Information” was the title of the second LvB Symposium held by our Center. It was organised in co-operation with the Austrian Computer Society Working Group Information Studies. About 25 guests attended the symposium which took

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