For the Love of Cybernetics: Personal Narratives by Cyberneticians: Personal Narratives by Cyberneticians

Chapman, Jocelyn

  • 出版商: Routledge
  • 出版日期: 2020-02-20
  • 售價: $4,880
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$4,636
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 126
  • 裝訂: Hardcover - also called cloth, retail trade, or trade
  • ISBN: 0367861011
  • ISBN-13: 9780367861018

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商品描述

For the Love of Cybernetics: Personal Narratives by Cyberneticians is a collection of personal accounts that offer unique insights into cybernetics via the personal journeys of nine individuals.

For the authors in this collection, cybernetics is not their "area of interest"-it is how they think about what they do, and it is their practice. Ray Ison, Bruce Clarke, Frank Galuzska, Paul Pangaro, Klaus Krippendorff, Peter Tuddenham, Lucas Pawlik, Bernard Scott, and Jocelyn Chapman differ in their lineage, emphasis, and engagement with cybernetics. What they have in common is that they share the belief that cybernetics is not a tool to apply here and there, but a unifying way of seeing the world that transforms how we behave, thus increasing possibilities for positive systemic change.

This book was originally published as a special issue of the journal, World Futures.

作者簡介

Jocelyn Chapman, PhD, is a transdisciplinarian with a special interest in cybernetics and systems thinking. She is Director of the Transformative Inquiry Department at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) in San Francisco, California. She also teaches in the online Transformative Leadership MA and Transformative Studies PhD programs at CIIS.