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Holistic cybernetics - conceived as the result of a gradually lessened `detachment of the observer´

Löfgren, Lars LU (2008) 19th European Meeting on Cybernetics and Systems Research In Cybernetics and Systems 2008 p.144-149
Abstract
For help in explaining our theoretical understanding of nature, Pauli once suggested to Bohr a gradual lessening of the ‘detachment of the observer’, a notion of Bohr based on his concept of complementarity. Pauli expected

further steps in this direction. We suggest further such steps - in line with

an epistemological development towards revelation of presuppositions rather than asking for fundamental truths. When taken to the basic presuppositions for communication, we reach language in its holistic conception and cybernetic realization, namely holistic cybernetics. That is a system of two holistic languages, one communication language and one genetic language. An essential

presupposition is that the... (More)
For help in explaining our theoretical understanding of nature, Pauli once suggested to Bohr a gradual lessening of the ‘detachment of the observer’, a notion of Bohr based on his concept of complementarity. Pauli expected

further steps in this direction. We suggest further such steps - in line with

an epistemological development towards revelation of presuppositions rather than asking for fundamental truths. When taken to the basic presuppositions for communication, we reach language in its holistic conception and cybernetic realization, namely holistic cybernetics. That is a system of two holistic languages, one communication language and one genetic language. An essential

presupposition is that the communication language is shared among a population

of communicating individuals. The genetic language is responsible for this, and provides (via evolutionary adaptation) linguistic capacities that are shared (beyond complete description) among the communicating individuals.

This explains induction as beyond deduction in the communication language.

We compare holistic cybernetics with well known self-referential cybernetics (’cybernetics of cybernetics’ and second-order cybernetics). (Less)
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Cybernetics and Systems 2008
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Trappl, Robert
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144 - 149
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Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies
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19th European Meeting on Cybernetics and Systems Research
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978-3-85206-175-7
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The Language-Communication Complex
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  abstract     = {For help in explaining our theoretical understanding of nature, Pauli once suggested to Bohr a gradual lessening of the ‘detachment of the observer’, a notion of Bohr based on his concept of complementarity. Pauli expected<br/><br>
further steps in this direction. We suggest further such steps - in line with<br/><br>
an epistemological development towards revelation of presuppositions rather than asking for fundamental truths. When taken to the basic presuppositions for communication, we reach language in its holistic conception and cybernetic realization, namely holistic cybernetics. That is a system of two holistic languages, one communication language and one genetic language. An essential<br/><br>
presupposition is that the communication language is shared among a population<br/><br>
of communicating individuals. The genetic language is responsible for this, and provides (via evolutionary adaptation) linguistic capacities that are shared (beyond complete description) among the communicating individuals.<br/><br>
This explains induction as beyond deduction in the communication language.<br/><br>
We compare holistic cybernetics with well known self-referential cybernetics (’cybernetics of cybernetics’ and second-order cybernetics).},
  author       = {Löfgren, Lars},
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  editor       = {Trappl, Robert},
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  publisher    = {Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies},
  title        = {Holistic cybernetics - conceived as the result of a gradually lessened `detachment of the observer´},
  year         = {2008},
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