Power, autonomy, utopia: new approaches toward complex systems

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Plenum Press, Jul 31, 1986 - Philosophy - 167 pages

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Contents

Recursions of Power
3
Science and Utopia
19
The Physics of Complexity
35
Guidelines for Influencing Social Policy through Strategic Computer
81
Reducing International Tension and Improving Mutual Understanding
97
Steps to a Cybernetics of Autonomy
117
Second Order Cybernetics in the Soviet Union and the West
123
Methods for Making Social Organizations Adaptive
133
Guiding Questions and Conceptual Structures in Cyber
139
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About the author (1986)

Robert Trappl is Professor and Head of the Department of Medical Cybernetics and Artificial Intelligence at the University of Vienna.

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