Emergence and embodiment : new essays on second-order systems theory / edited by Bruce Clarke and Mark B.N. Hansen.

Contributor(s): Clarke, Bruce, 1950- | Hansen, Mark B. N. (Mark Boris Nicola), 1965-Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooksScience and cultural theory: Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, ©2009Description: 1 online resource (285 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780822391388; 0822391384Subject(s): Cybernetics | System theory | Autopoiesis | COMPUTERS -- Cybernetics | Autopoiesis | Cybernetics | System theory | SCIENCE / System TheoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Emergence and embodimentDDC classification: 003.5 LOC classification: Q310 | .E46 2009Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Neocybernetic emergence / Bruce Clarke and Mark B.N. Hansen -- Interview with Heinz Von Foerster / interviewer, Bruce Clarke -- Heinz Von Foerster's demons : the emergence of second-order systems theory / Bruce Clarke -- The early days of autopoiesis / Francisco J. Varela -- Life and mind : from autopoiesis to neurophenomenology / Evan Thompson -- Beyond autopoiesis : inflections of emergence and politics in Francisco Varela / John Protevi -- System-environment hybrids / Mark B.N. Hansen -- Self-organization and autopoiesis / Niklas Luhmann -- Space is the place : the laws of form and social systems / Michael Schiltz -- Improvisation : form and event : a Spencer-Brownian calculation / Edgar Landgraf -- Communication versus communion in modern psychic systems : Maturana, Luhmann and cognitive neurology / Linda Brigham -- Meaning as event-machine, or systems theory and "The reconstruction of deconstruction" : Derrida and Luhmann / Cary Wolfe -- Complex visuality : the radical middleground / Ira Livingston.
Summary: <DIV>Explores the cultural legacy of cybernetics and neocybernetics (the cybernetics of cybernetics) that offers new insight on the role of the human in an era of the posthuman.</div>
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Includes bibliographical references (page 263) and index.

Neocybernetic emergence / Bruce Clarke and Mark B.N. Hansen -- Interview with Heinz Von Foerster / interviewer, Bruce Clarke -- Heinz Von Foerster's demons : the emergence of second-order systems theory / Bruce Clarke -- The early days of autopoiesis / Francisco J. Varela -- Life and mind : from autopoiesis to neurophenomenology / Evan Thompson -- Beyond autopoiesis : inflections of emergence and politics in Francisco Varela / John Protevi -- System-environment hybrids / Mark B.N. Hansen -- Self-organization and autopoiesis / Niklas Luhmann -- Space is the place : the laws of form and social systems / Michael Schiltz -- Improvisation : form and event : a Spencer-Brownian calculation / Edgar Landgraf -- Communication versus communion in modern psychic systems : Maturana, Luhmann and cognitive neurology / Linda Brigham -- Meaning as event-machine, or systems theory and "The reconstruction of deconstruction" : Derrida and Luhmann / Cary Wolfe -- Complex visuality : the radical middleground / Ira Livingston.

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<DIV>Explores the cultural legacy of cybernetics and neocybernetics (the cybernetics of cybernetics) that offers new insight on the role of the human in an era of the posthuman.</div>

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Bruce Clarke is Professor of English at Texas Tech University and a past president of the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts. His books include Posthuman Metamorphosis: Narrative and Systems and Energy Forms: Allegory and Science in the Era of Classical Thermodynamics .

Mark B. N. Hansen is Professor of Literature at Duke University. He is the author of New Philosophy for New Media and Bodies in Code: Interfaces with Digital Media .

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