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  1. Donato Bergandi (2000). Eco-Cybernetics: The Ecology and Cybernetics of Missing Emergences. Kybernetes 29 (7/8):928-942..score: 24.0
    Considers that in ecosystem, landscape and global ecology, an energetics reading of ecological systems is an expression of a cybernetic, systemic and holistic approach. In ecosystem ecology, the Odumian paradigm emphasizes the concept of emergence, but it has not been accompanied by the creation of a method that fully respects the complexity of the objects studied. In landscape ecology, although the emergentist, multi-level, triadic methodology of J.K. Feibleman and D.T. Campbell has gained acceptance, the importance of emergent properties is still (...)
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  2. Andrew Pickering (2009). Beyond Design: Cybernetics, Biological Computers and Hylozoism. Synthese 168 (3):469 - 491.score: 24.0
    The history of British cybernetics offers us a different form of science and engineering, one that does not seek to dominate nature through knowledge. I want to say that one can distinguish two different paradigms in the history of science and technology: the one that Heidegger despised, which we could call the Modern paradigm, and another, cybernetic, nonModern, paradigm that he might have approved of. This essay focusses on work in the 1950s and early 1960s by two of Britain’s (...)
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  3. W. Ross Ashby (1956). An Introduction to Cybernetics. New York, J. Wiley.score: 24.0
    We must, therefore, make a study of mechanism; but some introduction is advisable, for cybernetics treats the subject from a new, and therefore unusual, ...
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  4. Keizo Sato (1991). From AI to Cybernetics. AI and Society 5 (2):155-161.score: 24.0
    Well-known critics of AI such as Hubert Dreyfus and Michael Polanyi tend to confuse cybernetics with AI. Such a confusion is quite misleading and should not be overlooked. In the first place, cybernetics is not vulnerable to criticism of AI as cognitivistic and behaviouristic. In the second place, AI researchers are recommended to consider the cybernetics approach as a way of overcoming the limitations of cognitivism and behaviourism.
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  5. Kenneth M. Sayre (1976). Cybernetics and the Philosophy of Mind. Routledge and Kegan Paul.score: 22.0
    This book, published in 1976, presents an entirely original approach to the subject of the mind-body problem, examining it in terms of the conceptual links between the physical sciences and the sciences of human behaviour. It is based on the cybernetic concepts of information and feedback and on the related concepts of thermodynamic and communication-theoretic entropy. The foundation of the approach is the theme of continuity between evolution, learning and human consciousness. The author defines life as a process of energy (...)
     
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  6. Philippe Gagnon (2013). "Que reste-t-il de la théologie à l'âge électronique ? Valeur et cybernétique axiologique chez Raymond Ruyer" [What is left of Theology in the Electronic Age? Value and Axiological Cybernetics in Raymond Ruyer]. In Chromatikon IX: Annales de la philosophie en procès — Yearbook of Philosophy in Process, M. Weber & V. Berne (Eds.). 93-120.score: 21.0
    This is the outline: Introduction — La question de la cybernétique et de l'information — Une « pensée du milieu » — Cybernétique et homologie — Une théorie de l'apprentissage — L'information vue de l'autre côté — Champ et domaine unitaire — La thèse des « autres-je » — Le passage par l'axiologie — La rétroaction vraie — L'ontologie de Ruyer — Le bruissement de l'être même.
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  7. Frederick J. Crosson (ed.) (1967). Philosophy And Cybernetics. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press.score: 21.0
  8. Glenn Negley (1951). Cybernetics and Theories of Mind. Journal of Philosophy 48 (September):574-82.score: 21.0
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  9. Roberto Cordeschi (2002). The Discovery of the Artificial: Behavior, Mind and Machines Before and Beyond Cybernetics. Kluwer.score: 21.0
    The book provides a valuable text for undergraduate and graduate courses on the historical and theoretical issues of Cognitive Science, Artificial Intelligence, Psychology, Neuroscience, and the Philosophy of Mind. The book should also be of interest for researchers in these fields, who will find in it analyses of certain crucial issues in both the earlier and more recent history of their disciplines, as well as interesting overall insights into the current debate on the nature of mind.
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  10. F. H. George (1979). Philosophical Foundations of Cybernetics. Abacus Press.score: 21.0
    Artificial intelligence and the interrogation game; Scientific method and explanation; Godel's incompleteness theorem; Determinism and uncertainty; Axioms, theorems and formalisation; Creativity; Consciousness and free will; Pragmatics; A ...
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  11. Keith Gunderson (1969). Cybernetics and Mind-Body Problems. Inquiry 12 (1-4):406-19.score: 21.0
    It is asked to what extent answers to such questions as ?Can machines think??, ?Could robots have feelings?? might be expected to yield insight into traditional mind?body questions. It has sometimes been assumed that answering the first set of questions would be the same as answering the second. Against this approach other philosophers have argued that answering the first set of questions would not help us to answer the second. It is argued that both of these assessments are mistaken. It (...)
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  12. Diego L. Rapoport (2011). Surmounting the Cartesian Cut Through Philosophy, Physics, Logic, Cybernetics, and Geometry: Self-Reference, Torsion, the Klein Bottle, the Time Operator, Multivalued Logics and Quantum Mechanics. [REVIEW] Foundations of Physics 41 (1):33-76.score: 21.0
    In this transdisciplinary article which stems from philosophical considerations (that depart from phenomenology—after Merleau-Ponty, Heidegger and Rosen—and Hegelian dialectics), we develop a conception based on topological (the Moebius surface and the Klein bottle) and geometrical considerations (based on torsion and non-orientability of manifolds), and multivalued logics which we develop into a unified world conception that surmounts the Cartesian cut and Aristotelian logic. The role of torsion appears in a self-referential construction of space and time, which will be further related to (...)
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  13. Gotthard Gunther (1965). Cybernetics and the Transition From Classical to Trans-Classical Logic. [Urbana, Biological Computer Laboratory, University of Illinois.score: 21.0
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  14. Norbert Wiener (1961). Cybernetics. New York, M.I.T. Press.score: 21.0
  15. Jiří Zeman (1988). Theory of Reflection and Cybernetics: The Concepts of Reflection and Information and Their Significance for Materialist Monism. Elsevier.score: 21.0
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  16. Anatol Rapoport (1949). Mathematical Biophysics, Cybernetics and Significs. Synthese 8 (1):182 - 193.score: 18.0
    It remains to summarize the contributions which each of the three disciplines discussed here is making toward the development of a science of man. "Significs" makes a study of the effects on human behavior of the linguistic aspects of the evaluative process, the most distinctly human aspect of the behavior of the human organism. "Mathematical Biophysics" seeks to describe the events associated with evaluative processes in physico-mathematical terms. "Cybernetics" is discovering important invariants common to these processes and others, particularly (...)
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  17. Richard A. Cohen (2000). Ethics and Cybernetics: Levinasian Reflections. [REVIEW] Ethics and Information Technology 2 (1):27-35.score: 18.0
    Is cybernetics good, bad, or indifferent? SherryTurkle enlists deconstructive theory to celebrate thecomputer age as the embodiment of difference. Nolonger just a theory, one can now live a virtual life. Within a differential but ontologically detachedfield of signifiers, one can construct and reconstructegos and environments from the bottom up andendlessly. Lucas Introna, in contrast, enlists theethical philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas to condemn thesame computer age for increasing the distance betweenflesh and blood people. Mediating the face-to-facerelation between real people, allowing (...)
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  18. Masudul Alam Choudhury & Mohammad Shahadat Hossain (2010). Neuro-Cybernetics of Socio-Scientific Systems. Mind and Society 9 (1):59-83.score: 18.0
    The field of information technology is broadened up to the domain of ‘learning’ systems and cybernetics. In covering this extension of the field due recourse is made to the epistemological basis of theory construction. When so comprehended, information technology becomes a philosophical inquiry on a variety of social, scientific and technological issues. A new idea that we refer to as neuro-cybernetics is born. The term neuro-cybernetics is used to delineate the epistemological field of system and cybernetic study. (...)
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  19. Titus R. Neumann, Susanne Huber & Heinrich H. Bülthoff (2001). Artificial Systems as Models in Biological Cybernetics. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 24 (6):1071-1072.score: 18.0
    From the perspective of biological cybernetics, “real world” robots have no fundamental advantage over computer simulations when used as models for biological behavior. They can even weaken biological relevance. From an engineering point of view, however, robots can benefit from solutions found in biological systems. We emphasize the importance of this distinction and give examples for artificial systems based on insect biology.
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  20. Angela Espinosa (2004). Organizational Cybernetics as a Tool Box to Assist in the Development of Evolutionary Learning Networks. World Futures 60 (1 & 2):137 – 145.score: 18.0
    Organizational cybernetics offers theoretical and methodological support for self-organizing communities seeking to contribute to the conscious evolution of society. Previous experiences with the Viable Systems Model (VSM) and Team Syntegrity (TS) illustrate ways of enabling social networks to create a shared language, reach democratic agreements, and develop knowledge networks.
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  21. Ronald Kline (2011). Cybernetics as a Usable Past. Metascience 20 (3):519-524.score: 18.0
    Cybernetics as a usable past Content Type Journal Article DOI 10.1007/s11016-010-9497-x Authors Ronald R. Kline, Science and Technology Studies Department, 334 Rockefeller Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA Journal Metascience Online ISSN 1467-9981 Print ISSN 0815-0796.
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  22. Leon Rocha (2012). The Fateful Entanglements of Psychoanalysis, Cybernetics and Digital Media. Metascience 21 (2):435-438.score: 18.0
    The fateful entanglements of psychoanalysis, cybernetics and digital media Content Type Journal Article Pages 1-4 DOI 10.1007/s11016-011-9570-0 Authors Leon Antonio Rocha, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge, Free School Lane, Cambridge, CB2 3RH UK Journal Metascience Online ISSN 1467-9981 Print ISSN 0815-0796.
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  23. B. Clarke (2012). From Information to Cognition: The Systems Counterculture, Heinz von Foerster's Pedagogy, and Second-Order Cybernetics. Constructivist Foundations 7 (3):196-207.score: 18.0
    Context: In this empirical and conceptual paper on the historical, philosophical, and epistemological backgrounds of second-order cybernetics, the emergence of a significant pedagogical component to Heinz von Foerster’s work during the last years of the Biological Computer Laboratory is placed against the backdrop of social and intellectual movements on the American landscape. Problem: Previous discussion in this regard has focused largely on the student radicalism of the later 1960s. A wider-angled view of the American intellectual counterculture is needed. However, (...)
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  24. S. Franchi (2007). Blunting the Edge of Second-Order Cybernetics: The Heritage of Heinz von Foerster. Review Of: Albert Müller & Karl H. Müller (Eds.) (2007) An Unfinished Revolution? [REVIEW] Constructivist Foundations 3 (1):53-54.score: 18.0
    Summary: The aim of this collection is to provide a two-fold access to von Foerster's legacy and his work at the Biological Computer Laboratory, the institution he founded and directed at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from 1958 to 1976. It represents a precious contribution for the understanding of BCL, a crucial but still not properly understood chapter in the history of cybernetics and, more generally, of cognitive science. It is greatly recommended.
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  25. Valerie Morkevicius (2014). Tin Men: Ethics, Cybernetics and the Importance of Soul. Journal of Military Ethics 13 (1):3-19.score: 18.0
    (2014). Tin Men: Ethics, Cybernetics and the Importance of Soul. Journal of Military Ethics: Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 3-19. doi: 10.1080/15027570.2014.908011.
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  26. Pierre Livet (1992). Second Cybernetics: A Double Strategy for Representing Cognition. In G. van der Vijve (ed.), New Perspectives on Cybernetics. 220--147.score: 18.0
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  27. Gordon Pask (1992). Introduction Different Kinds of Cybernetics. In G. van der Vijve (ed.), New Perspectives on Cybernetics. 11--31.score: 18.0
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  28. T. Froese (2010). From Cybernetics to Second-Order Cybernetics: A Comparative Analysis of Their Central Ideas. Constructivist Foundations 5 (2):75--85.score: 18.0
    Context: The enactive paradigm in the cognitive sciences is establishing itself as a strong and comprehensive alternative to the computationalist mainstream. However, its own particular historical roots have so far been largely ignored in the historical analyses of the cognitive sciences. Problem: In order to properly assess the enactive paradigm’s theoretical foundations in terms of their validity, novelty and potential future directions of development, it is essential for us to know more about the history of ideas that has led to (...)
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  29. N. Katherine Hayles (1990). Designs on the Body: Norbert Wiener, Cybernetics. History of the Human Sciences 3 (2).score: 15.0
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  30. Tara H. Abraham (2006). Cybernetics and Theoretical Approaches in 20th Century Brain and Behavior Sciences. Biological Theory 1 (4):418-422.score: 15.0
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  31. Michael Polanyi (1952). The Hypothesis of Cybernetics. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 2 (8):312-315.score: 15.0
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  32. Sander Begeer (2005). Book Reviews - Roberto Cordeschi, the Discovery of the Artificial: Behaviour, Mind and Machines Before and Beyond Cybernetics, Dordrecht, the Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002, XX + 312, ISBN 1-4020-0606-. [REVIEW] Minds and Machines 15 (2):264-268.score: 15.0
  33. Oliver L. Reiser (1955). Logic, Cybernetics, and Semantics. Synthese 9 (1):306 - 318.score: 15.0
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  34. Ervin Laszlo (1973). Cybernetics of Musical Activity. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 31 (3):375-387.score: 15.0
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  35. A. Delobelle (1975). Feedback, Cybernetics and Sociology. Diogenes 23 (91):70-105.score: 15.0
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  36. J. O. Wisdom (1951). The Hypothesis of Cybernetics. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 2 (5):1-24.score: 15.0
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  37. Xavier Guchet (2005). Abstract: Simondon, Cybernetics and the Human Sciences. Chiasmi International 7:205-205.score: 15.0
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  38. Russell L. Ackoff (1955). Book Review:Cybernetics (Transactions of the Ninth Conference, March 20-21, 1952) H. Von Foerster. [REVIEW] Philosophy of Science 22 (1):68-.score: 15.0
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  39. A. I. Berg (1962). On Certain Problems Concerning Cybernetics. Russian Studies in Philosophy 1 (1):57-65.score: 15.0
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  40. Charles R. Dechert (1965). Cybernetics and the Human Person. International Philosophical Quarterly 5 (1):5-36.score: 15.0
    Contemporary approaches to the science of communication and control show some striking conceptual parallels with traditional aristotelian-Thomistic thought and suggest the major themes treated in this study: (a) the intellectual validity and necessity of non-Empirical models of the universe, (b) the clarification of traditional concepts of "form" and "in-Form-Ation" brought by communications theory, (c) the relation of form to the sensible and intelligible "species", (d) possible modes of persistence of the individual human "psyche" as an integral information pattern unified in (...)
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  41. Michael E. Levin (1978). Book Review:Cybernetics and the Philosophy of Mind Kenneth Sayre. [REVIEW] Philosophy of Science 45 (4):653-.score: 15.0
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  42. L. A. R. (1953). Book Review:Cybernetics: Circular Causal and Feedback Mechanisms in Biological and Social Systems H. Von Foerster. [REVIEW] Philosophy of Science 20 (4):346-.score: 15.0
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  43. S. Ceccato & C. Bougarel (1966). Cybernetics as a Discipline and an Interdiscipline. Diogenes 14 (53):99-114.score: 15.0
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  44. Kristin Shrader-Frechette (1978). Cybernetics and the Philosophy of Mind. New Scholasticism 52 (4):587-595.score: 15.0
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  45. Val Dusek (2010). Review of Michael Eldred, The Digital Cast of Being: Metaphysics, Mathematics, Cartesianism, Cybernetics, Capitalism, Communication. [REVIEW] Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2010 (6).score: 15.0
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  46. P. Kirschenmann (1966). On the Kinship of Cybernetics to Dialectical Materialism. Studies in East European Thought 6 (1):37-41.score: 15.0
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  47. N. Katherine Hayles (1990). Designs on the Body: Norbert Wiener, Cybernetics, and the Play of Metaphor. History of the Human Sciences 3 (2):211-228.score: 15.0
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  48. W. Mays (1951). The Hypothesis of Cybernetics. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 2 (7):249-250.score: 15.0
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  49. Werner S. Nicklis (1972). Cybernetics and Sociology. On the Applicability and Application Hitherto of Cybernetics in Sociology. Philosophy and History 5 (2):151-152.score: 15.0
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  50. Andrew Pickering (2008). Emergence and Synthesis: Science Studies, Cybernetics and Antidisciplinarity. Technoetic Arts: A Journal of Speculative Research 6 (2):127-133.score: 15.0
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