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    Cybernetics and the Philosophy of Mind.Kenneth M. Sayre - 1976 - Routledge and Kegan Paul.
    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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    Philosophy And Cybernetics.Frederick J. Crosson (ed.) - 1967 - Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press.
  3. Philosophy and Cybernetics Essays Delivered to the Philosophic Institute for Artificial Intelligence at the University of Notre Dame.Frederick James Crosson & Kenneth M. Sayre - 1968 - Simon &Schuster.
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  4. Systems Theory and Scientific Philosophy: An Application of the Cybernetics of W. Ross Ashby to Personal and Social Philosophy, the Philosophy of Mind, and the Problems of Artificial Intelligence.John Bryant - 1991 - Upa.
    Systems Theory and Scientific Philosophy constitutes a totally new approach to philosophy, the philosophy of mind and the problems of artificial intelligence, and is based upon the pioneering work in cybernetics of W. Ross Ashby. While science is humanity's attempt to know how the world works and philosophy its attempt to know why, scientific philosophy is the application of scientific techniques to questions of philosophy.
     
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    Cybernetics and the Philosophy of Mind.Martin Ringle - 1978 - International Studies in Philosophy 10:188-188.
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    Philosophy and Cybernetics[REVIEW]J. B. R. - 1968 - Review of Metaphysics 22 (2):393-393.
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    "Cybernetics and the Philosophy of Mind," by Kenneth Sayre.Dominic J. Balestra - 1978 - Modern Schoolman 55 (3):300-305.
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    Cybernetics and the Philosophy of Mind.Kristin Shrader-Frechette - 1978 - New Scholasticism 52 (4):587-595.
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    Cybernetics and Soviet Philosophy.Lee R. Kerschner - 1966 - International Philosophical Quarterly 6 (2):270-285.
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    Book Review:Cybernetics and the Philosophy of Mind Kenneth Sayre. [REVIEW]Michael E. Levin - 1978 - Philosophy of Science 45 (4):653-.
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    Kenneth M. Sayre's "Cybernetics and the Philosophy of Mind". [REVIEW]Bernard Gert - 1978 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 38 (3):436.
  12. Minnesota Center for the Philosophy of Science Although the Last International Conference on Cybernetics Was Held in 1955, the Ensuing Blitzkrieg of Articles and Books in the Overlapping Areas of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Computer Simu.Keith Gunderson - 1968 - In Raymond Klibansky (ed.), Contemporary Philosophy. Firenze, la Nuova Italia. pp. 2--416.
  13. Cybernetics and the Philosophy of Mind. [REVIEW]Martin Ringle - 1978 - International Studies in Philosophy 10:188-188.
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  14. Logic, Cybernetics and Philosophy.Nobushige Sawada - 1964 - Annals of the Japan Association for Philosophy of Science 2 (4):237-242.
  15. Cybernetics and the Philosophy of Mind.Sayre Kenneth - 1978 - Philosophy of Science 45 (4):653-654.
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  16. Cybernetics and the Philosophy of Mind.K. Sayre - 1979 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 30 (2):191-195.
     
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  17. Cybernetics and the Philosophy of Mind.M. Sayre Kenneth - 1978 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 38 (3):436-437.
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  18. SAYRE, K.: "Cybernetics and the Philosophy of Mind". [REVIEW]Yorick Wilks - 1979 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 30:191.
     
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  19. Cybernetics and Philosophy in Eastern Europe.Jiüí Zeman - 1968 - In Raymond Klibansky (ed.), Contemporary Philosophy. Firenze, la Nuova Italia. pp. 2--407.
     
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    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]Diego L. Rapoport - 2011 - Foundations of Physics 41 (1):33-76.
    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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  21. Cybernetics and the Philosophy of Mind.Christopher S. Hill & Kenneth M. Sayre - 1978 - Philosophical Review 87 (3):494.
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  22. Philosophy and Cybernetics.Frederick J. Crosson, Kenneth M. Sayre, Simon & Schuster - 1973 - Revista Portuguesa de Filosofia 29 (2):227-227.
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  23. Philosophy and Cybernetics.Frederick J. Crosson & Kenneth M. Sayre - 1969 - Philosophical Quarterly 19 (77):375-376.
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  24. SAYRE, K. "Cybernetics and the Philosophy of Mind". [REVIEW]G. Langford - 1978 - Mind 87:464.
  25. Cybernetics and the Philosophy of Mind.Kenneth Sayre - 2014 - Routledge.
    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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  26. Cybernetics and the Philosophy of Mind.Sayre Kenneth - 1978 - Mind 87 (347):464-466.
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    Philosophical Foundations of Cybernetics.F. H. George - 1979 - Abacus Press.
    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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    On the Diversity of the Cognition Disciplines and the Development of A Unifying Philosophy of Information.Nolan Hemmatazad - 2016 - Metaphilosophy 47 (2):199-213.
    The cognition and information theoretic sciences have now been in existence for the better part of a century. In that time, their varied disciplines have undergone extensive maturation, honing their methods, constitutions, and evaluation techniques in the pursuit of academic rigor, while not losing sight of the practical influences that have served as their almost universal cornerstone. Meanwhile, this period has also been marked by increasing disparity and gradual distancing of the philosophical underpinnings upon which each field is founded, adding (...)
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  29. Theory of Reflection and Cybernetics: The Concepts of Reflection and Information and Their Significance for Materialist Monism.Jiří Zeman - 1988 - Elsevier.
     
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    Should Knowledge of Management Be Organized as Theories or as Methods?Stuart A. Umpleby - 2002 - In Robert Trappl (ed.), Cybernetics and Systems: An International Journal. Austrian Society for Cybernetics Studies. pp. 2--492.
    The philosophy of science has traditionally assumed that knowledge should be organized in the form of theories. From theories propositions can be deduced that can be tested in experiments. Most propositions deduced from theories take the form of if-then statements. For example, if variable A increases, what happens to variable B, assuming that all other variables are held constant? However, an alternative way of organizing knowledge, in the form of producer-product relationships, was proposed by the philosopher E.A. Singer, Jr. (...)
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    What Can Piaget Offer Lonergan's Philosophy of Biology?Chris Friel - 2015 - Zygon 50 (3):692-710.
    In Insight, Bernard Lonergan provides, albeit schematically, a unique philosophy of biology which he takes as having “profound differences” with the world view presented by Darwin. These turn on Lonergan's idea of “schemes of recurrence” and of organisms as “solutions to the problem of living in an environment.” His lapidary prose requires some deciphering. I present the broad lines of his philosophy of biology and argue that Jean Piaget's structuralism can shed light on Lonergan's intentions in virtue of (...)
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    Dictionary of World Philosophy.A. Pablo Iannone - 2001 - Routledge.
    This is the first comprehensive reference to the vast field of world philosophy. The Dictionary covers all the major subfields of the discipline, with entries drawn from West African, Arabic, Chinese, Indian, Japanese, Jewish, Korean, Latin American, Maori, and Native American philosophy--including Nahua philosophy, a previously unexplored, but key instance of Pre-Hispanic thought. Entries include: * abazimu * abortion * Advaita * afrocentricity * age of the world * artificial life * baskets of knowledge * bhakti body (...)
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    Philosophy of Science, Logic, and Mathematics in the Twentieth Century.Stuart Shanker (ed.) - 1996 - Routledge.
    Volume 9 of the Routledge History of Philosophy surveys ten key topics in the Philosophy of Science, Logic and Mathematics in the Twentieth Century. Each article is written by one of the world's leading experts in that field. The papers provide a comprehensive introduction to the subject in question, and are written in a way that is accessible to philosophy undergraduates and to those outside of philosophy who are interested in these subjects. Each chapter contains an (...)
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    Recent Developments of the Philosophy of Science in Italy.Evandro Agazzi - 1972 - Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 3 (2):359-371.
    Summary Philosophy of science is, in Italy, a relatively young field of research. The foreword of the paper gives some explanation of this fact, which is the consequence of a particular situation of Italian culture between the two world wars. When problems in this field began to be studied after the war, they were practically imported matter, and a rather long time was necessary before an original research started in this country. The beginning of it was marked by a (...)
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    Philosophy in France.Colin Smith - 1958 - Philosophy 33 (126):274 - 278.
    A newcomer to the writing of this survey quickly learns that they do not serve who only sit and wait. The expectation, in other words, that the year's major books of French philosophy will arrive unsolicited, is not fulfilled. Instead one is faced with a miscellaneous set of publications covering such varied topics as Jewish mysticism, cybernetics and a translation from Spanish of a primer of political economy. I must therefore beg readers to be indulgent enough to pay (...)
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  36. Ontologies: Philosophical and Technological Problems: Proceedings of Solon - Sofia Lectures of Ontology, October 2007.Mincho Hadjiski & Veselin Petrov (eds.) - 2008 - Prof. Marin Drinov Academic Publishing House.
     
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  37. Percorsi Della Dialettica Nel Novecento: Da Lukács Alla Cibernetica.Maria Laura Lanzillo & Silvia Rodeschini (eds.) - 2011 - Carocci.
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  38. Philosophy in France: PHILOSOPHY.Colin Smith - 1962 - Philosophy 37 (139):67-70.
    A newcomer to the writing of this survey quickly learns that they do not serve who only sit and wait. The expectation, in other words, that the year's major books of French philosophy will arrive unsolicited, is not fulfilled. Instead one is faced with a miscellaneous set of publications covering such varied topics as Jewish mysticism, cybernetics and a translation from Spanish of a primer of political economy. I must therefore beg readers to be indulgent enough to pay (...)
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    An Introduction to Cybernetics.W. Ross Ashby - 1956 - New York: J. Wiley.
    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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  40. The Phenomenon of Science.V. F. Turchin - 1977 - Columbia University Press.
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    Biosemiotics and the Foundation of Cybersemiotics: Reconceptualizing the Insights of Ethology, Second-Order Cybernetics, and Peirce’s Semiotics in Biosemiotics to Create a Non-Cartesian Information Science.Søren Brier - 1999 - Semiotica 127 (1-4):169-198.
    Any great new theoretical framework has an epistemological and an ontological aspect to its philosophy as well as an axiological one, and one needs to understand all three aspects in order to grasp the deep aspiration and idea of the theoretical framework. Presently, there is a widespread effort to understand C. S. Peirce's (1837–1914) pragmaticistic semeiotics, and to develop it by integrating the results of modern science and evolutionary thinking; first, producing a biosemiotics and, second, by integrating it with (...)
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  42. Complexity and Philosophy.Francis Heylighen, Paul Cilliers & Carlos Gershenson - 2006 - In [Book Chapter] (in Press).
    The science of complexity is based on a new way of thinking that stands in sharp contrast to the philosophy underlying Newtonian science, which is based on reductionism, determinism, and objective knowledge. This paper reviews the historical development of this new world view, focusing on its philosophical foundations. Determinism was challenged by quantum mechanics and chaos theory. Systems theory replaced reductionism by a scientifically based holism. Cybernetics and postmodern social science showed that knowledge is intrinsically subjective. These developments (...)
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    Ethics and Cybernetics: Levinasian Reflections. [REVIEW]Richard A. Cohen - 2000 - Ethics and Information Technology 2 (1):27-35.
    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, (...)
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    Second-Order Cybernetics Needs a Unifying Methodology.T. R. Flanagan - 2016 - Constructivist Foundations 11 (3):475-478.
    Open peer commentary on the article “Second-Order Cybernetics as a Fundamental Revolution in Science” by Stuart A. Umpleby. Upshot: Theory without a strong methodology is stranded in philosophy. Principles devolved from theory can be applied to situations in the arena of practice in many ways; however, a continually improving science must refine its theories with feedback from data drawn from the use of continually improving sets of codified methodologies. Second-order cybernetics is contingent upon sense-making within sapient systems. (...)
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    Cybersemiotic Pragmaticism and Constructivism.S. Brier - 2009 - Constructivist Foundations 5 (1):19 - 39.
    Context: Radical constructivism claims that we have no final truth criteria for establishing one ontology over another. This leaves us with the question of how we can come to know anything in a viable manner. According to von Glasersfeld, radical constructivism is a theory of knowledge rather than a philosophy of the world in itself because we do not have access to a human-independent world. He considers knowledge as the ordering of experience to cope with situations in a satisfactory (...)
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    Remarks From a Continental Philosophy Point of View.T. Schönwälder-Kuntze - 2016 - Constructivist Foundations 11 (3):497-499.
    Open peer commentary on the article “Cybernetics, Reflexivity and Second-Order Science” by Louis H. Kauffman. Upshot: The commentary focuses on some similarities between Kauffman’s remarks on reflective, self-referential science, Kant’s “Copernican turn” and the historicization of knowledge within “continental philosophy.”.
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  47. The Brain As A Computer.F. H. George - 1962 - Addison-Wesley.
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    The Fateful Entanglements of Psychoanalysis, Cybernetics and Digital Media.Leon Rocha - 2012 - Metascience 21 (2):435-438.
    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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    The Pursuit of Happiness The Social and Scientific Origins of Hans Selye's Natural Philosophy of Life.Mark Jackson - 2012 - History of the Human Sciences 25 (5):13-29.
    In 1956, Hans Selye tentatively suggested that the scientific study of stress could ‘help us to formulate a precise program of conduct’ and ‘teach us the wisdom to live a rich and meaningful life’. Nearly two decades later, Selye expanded this limited vision of social order into a full-blown philosophy of life. In Stress without Distress, first published in 1974, he proposed an ethical code of conduct designed to mitigate personal and social problems. Basing his arguments on contemporary understandings (...)
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  50. Routledge History of Philosophy Volume Ix: Philosophy of the English-Speaking World in the Twentieth Century 1: Science, Logic and Mathematics.S. G. Shanker (ed.) - 2003 - Routledge.
    Volume 9 of the Routledge History of Philosophy surveys ten key topics in the philosophy of science, logic and mathematics in the twentieth century. Each of the essays is written by one of the world's leading experts in that field. Among the topics covered are the philosophy of logic, of mathematics and of Gottlob Frege; Ludwig Wittgenstein's Tractatus ; a survey of logical positivism; the philosophy of physics and of science; probability theory, cybernetics and an (...)
     
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