Category Archives: Project

Institut für Design Science autumn conference

The Institut für Design Science München invited the fourth time to the annual conference at Leucorea in Wittenberg, Germany, featuring affiliates of GSIS. The core theme was, as always, on structural transformation and public discourse and reflected ongoing research and…

The meaning of life in the universe

Rainer E. Zimmermann guest-edited a special issue of philosophies. He writes: For more than a century, the idea that the universe is lavishly filled with a multitude of living structures was a straightforward theoretical consequence of the Cosmological Principle within…

Transhumanism: The Proper Guide to a Posthuman Condition or a Dangerous Idea?

The book project with that title ended, eventually, in the book release. Wolfgang Hofkirchner and Hans-Jörg Kreowski edited this volume. It contains 15 chapters organised into four parts concerning philosophical, military, technological and sociological aspects of transhumanism. The project was…

Annual Wittenberg meeting of Institut für Design Science München

4 to 6 September 2020, the Institut für Design Science München organised its traditional face-to-face event in Wittenberg (2018, 2019), this time without co-organisers and under the conditions of restrictions according to the COVID-19 pandemic. The GSIS Emergent Systems Group…

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