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The “Naturalization” of the Philosophy of Rafael Capurro: Logic, Information and Ethics

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The philosophy of Rafael Capurro is analyzed using the extension of logic to reality made by the Franco-Romanian thinker Stéphane Lupasco (Bucharest, 1900 – Paris, 1988). From this dynamic logical perspective, Capurro’s critical Heideggerian concepts of human existence can be naturalized, that is, brought into a non-reductionist relation to science. Lupasco’s ontological approach to nature and ethics supports the information theory and information ethics developed by Capurro. Both can be seen as part of the current convergence of science and philosophy which is directed toward a revitalization of the concepts of the commons and of the common good.

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Brenner, J.E. (2016). The “Naturalization” of the Philosophy of Rafael Capurro: Logic, Information and Ethics. In: Kelly, M., Bielby, J. (eds) Information Cultures in the Digital Age. Springer VS, Wiesbaden. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-14681-8_3

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