Category Archives: Emergent Systems Research Group

How to integrate and implement the approach towards a techno-eco-social transformation

Our colleague Teresa Guarda organised in 2022 a new edition of the ARTIIS international conference:Advanced Research in Technologies, Information, Innovation and SustainabilitySecond International Conference, ARTIIS 2022Santiago de Compostela, Spain, September 12–15, 2022arttis.org The need for a greener and more digital…

Chinese papers voicing ethical problems with Artificial Intelligence and robots

Our Member, Liang Wang, Associate Professor at Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, P.R. China, deals with ethics concerning robots and Artificial Intelligence. Recently he published a paper in a Chinese journal in which he argues in favour of virtue ethics over…

On the sociogenesis of norms

Franz Ofner, retired professor at University of Klagenfurt, Austria (also known as Alpen-Adria-Universität), sociologist, Member of our Institute, did research on the emergence of norms following George Herbert Mead (see here) and Jürgen Habermas. His latest article has been published…

The Logic of the Third: A Paradigm Shift to a Shared Future for Humanity

The book is out. Find it here. Let me announce it: I finished the manuscript of my book before the new cold war turned hot, pushing humanity to the brink of a World War III. The heating of the planet,…

Alliance with nature/technology for alliance: Bloch in Leipzig

The befriended Ernst-Bloch-Assoziation held an open conference on the topic of Bloch’s “Naturallianz/Allianztechnik”. Philosopher Bloch coined these terms to call for a new relationship of humans with nature to be practised by a new kind of technology. The venue was…

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