Category Archives: Information Ethics

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…

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…

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…

China’s “Intelligent Society” from a philosophical point of view

On the occasion of the opening of the Western China Science and Technology Innovation Harbour in Xi’an jang in Xi’an, Shaanxi, five international experts were invited to present their views via online Teams connection in a Senior Forum on The…

Joint project on “Information Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability”

The Faculty of Informatics and Statistics of the University of Economics in Prague (FIS) and The Institute for a Global Sustainable Information Society (GSIS) signed a Memorandum on a joint project on Information Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability. This project shall…