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Tag: philosophy

Vienna 2017 | Workshop | Systems Approaches to Information Ethics III

The third meeting of the project “Systems Approaches to Information Ethics” was held in Vienna 13-17 November 2017. The topics included: foundational questions of systems approaches (evolutionary theory, emergentist systemism and normativity; information in the context of Being and non-being, actuality and potentiality, and existence and non-existence);  problems of Information…

BCSSS Dialogue. April 12th 2017 “The Utopia of Universal Control: Critical Thoughts on Transhumanism”

On April 12th 2017 the Bertalanffy Center invites to a discussion on Transhumanism introduced by a critical talk by Janina Loh “The Utopia of Universal Control: Critical Thoughts on Transhumanism” and a statement “The Ghost of Transhumanism and the Sentience of Existence” by Sarah Spiekermann. Janina Loh is University Assistant…

“Systems Science for Systems Engineering”. BCSSS Scientific Council Member David Rousseau starts the year with a promising research programme.

From 20th to 22nd January 2017 our valued member of the BCSSS Scientific Council and leader of the BCSSS Research Group “Systems Science and Philosophy” David Rousseau attended the NSF (National Science Foundation) workshop “Future Directions in Engineering Design and Systems Engineering” at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia,…

David Rousseau, Leader of the BCSSS Research Group “Systems Science and Philosophy” for 3 three years at the Centre for Systems Studies, University of Hull

On the 19th and 20th of December 2016 David Rousseau, leader of the BCSSS Research Group “Systems Science and Philosophy”, visited the University of Hull for meetings with the leadership and senior members of the Centre for Systems Studies (CSS) as well as the editor of the journal “Systems Research…

BCSSS Managing Director Stefan Blachfellner is elected as Vice President of the International Society for the Systems Sciences

The members of the International Society for the Systems Sciences (ISSS) elected Stefan Blachfellner, BCSSS Managing Director and leader of the BCSSS Research Groups Socio-ecological Systems and Design and Systems Science and Philosophy as Vice President of the organization.   © Alexander Laszlo