Property, the Media, and the Public Sphere

GSIS’s partner organisation, the Netzwerk Kritische Kommunikationswissenschaft, a scholarly network that tries to push critical communication and media studies in the German speaking countries, in cooperation with the Institute for Heterodox Economis, WU Vienna, hosts a conference on “Property, the…

Evolutionary dynamics of social systems – looking for a new dialogue

Under that title, a special issue of the journal Biosystems was released recently. More than twenty contributions have been edited by Pedro C. Marijuán, Bioinformation and Systems Biology Group at the Aragon Health Sciences Institute in Zaragoza, Spain, and Andrei…

The International Review of Information Ethics migrated to Alberta

The International Review of Information Ethics (IRIE) founded by renowned information philosopher – the first in the West – Rafael Capurro, has found a new platform after his retirement. Jared Bielby, research associate at the University of Alberta in Edmonton,…

Luhmann on economy: a philosophical counterdraft to the homo economicus approach?

David Braunstein, member of GSIS, writes his philosophical dissertation on the emergent system of economy in the Luhmannian sense. That conception can be understood as a criticism of the assumptions of homo economicus that is still en vogue in mainstream…

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