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John Collier visiting scholar in Vienna to work on theory of self-organization

John Collier, Emeritus Professor and Senior Research Associate, Philosophy, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, is visiting Vienna again. He is invited by TU Wien (Vienna University of Technology) to work with Wolfgang Hofkirchner on the emergence of function in the course of evolution of self-organizing systems. Collier, Fellow of the BCSSS, member…

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…

“Homo informaticus” expert talk at Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung in Munich

On Tuesday, 15 March 2016, the Bavarian Hanns Seidel Stiftung hosts expert talks on the conception of man in the information society. After serving on the programme committees of interdisciplinary conferences at the University of Vienna that discussed several conceptions like “homo economicus” or “homo ecologicus”, Felix Tretter is to give…

The BCSSS Lecture Series in „Systems Science and Medicine“ continues with Evolutionary Medicine and Systemic Holistic Medicine

We cordially invite you to join the next event of the BCSSS lecture series „Systems Science and Medicine“: Prof. Dr. Detlev Ganten, Charité Berlin presents on Thursday, November 19th 2015, 6pm his findings on Evolutionäre Medizin und systemische ganzheitliche Medizin (lecture in German), Hörsaal Institut f. Hygiene, Medizinische Universität, Kinderspitalgasse…

Theoria cum praxi et bonum commune (Leibniz): System theory, informatics and a wise society for all

Rathaus Tiergarten, Berlin-Moabit (photo: Wikimedia Commons) The Leibniz-Sozietät der Wissenschaften zu Berlin e.V. (LS) invites the group “Emergent Systems, Information and Society” to present itself at a one-day colloquium of their two classes (Natur- und Technikwissenschaften; Sozial- und Geisteswissenschaften). The group is a joint endeavour of the Arbeitskreis of the LS, the Research…