The Role of Cybernetics in the Soviet Union and in Other Countries of Eastern Europe during the Period 1955–1975

In the following paper author presents main ideas and difficulties of the philosophy of cybernetics in the east – block countries between 1955 and 1975 year. First, the cybernetics is presented and put in the context of the contemporary ideology. Next, the main areas of investigations on this field are shown, with the emphasis on the mind – body relation as concerns to dialectic materialism. Finally, the role of cybernetics’s philosophy in the development of cybernetics itself is analyzed
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