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A Landmark in the History of Science

H. von Foerster’s Cybernetics of Cybernetics (1974)

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This paper presents and discusses an authentic landmark in the history of science, namely H. v. Foerster’s Cybernetics of Cybernetics, 1974. This is a book rarely known even by many specialists. This paper argues that von Foerster’s book constitutes a unique achievement in the history of science. A thorough presentation is introduced that brings a complete panorama of concepts, problems and approaches.

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Maldonado, C.E., Concha, E.V. A Landmark in the History of Science. Found Sci 27, 19–25 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10699-020-09721-w

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