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Schroeder, Marcin J., Burgin, Mark (eds.): The 2021 Summit of the International Society for the Study of Information. proceedings, 2022.

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Fuchs, Christian: Digital Fascism. Media, Communication and Society, Volume Four. Routledge, New York, 2022.

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Doucek, Petr, Chroust, Gerhard, Oškrdal, Václav: IDIMT 2021. Pandemics: Impacts, Strategies, and Responses. Trauner, Linz, 2021.


Seeliger, Martin, Sevignani, Sebastian (eds.): Ein neuer Strukturwandel der Öffentlichkeit? Nomos, Baden-Baden, 2021.

Sonderband Leviathan

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Fuchs, Christian: Soziale Medien und Kritische Theorie. Eine Einführung. utb, München, 2021.

Second edition.


Hofkirchner, Wolfgang, Kreowski, Hans-Jörg (eds.): Transhumanism. The Proper Guide to a Posthuman Condition or a Dangerous Idea? Springer, Cham, 2021.

Klaus Kornwachs

Transhumanism as a Derailed Anthropology.

Tomáš Sigmund

Senseless Transhumanism.

Adriana Braga, Robert K. Logan

The Singularity Hoax: Why Computers Will Never Be More Intelligent than Humans.

Wolfgang Hofkirchner

Promethian Shame Revisited: A Praxio-Onto-Epistemological Analysis of Cyber Futures.

Christian Stary

Co-creation in Transhuman Realities: Setting the Stage for Transformative Learning.


Brenner, Joseph E., Igamberdiev, Abir U.: Philosophy in Reality. A New Book of Changes. Springer, Cham, 2021.


Doucek, Petr, Chroust, Gerhard, Oškrdal, Václav: IDIMT 2020. Digitalized Economy, Society and Information Management. Trauner, Linz, 2020.

Tomáš Sigmund

Effectiveness and sense of privacy policy statements.

Gerhard Chroust

Human and cultural impacts on projects.

Click here to get to the publisher's site.

Link to the report of the conference.

Contributions of Emergent Systems Group members on the left.


Brödner, Peter, Fuchs-Kittowski, Klaus: Zukunft der Arbeit. trafo Wissenschaftsverlag, Berlin, 2020.

Christian Stary

Soziotechnische Gestaltung soziotechnischer Systeme – Integratives Design und Engineering.

Klaus Fuchs-Kittowski

Informationssystem-, Arbeits- und Organisationsgestaltung in Produktion und Verkehr – das Orgware-Konzept, die Paradoxie der Sicherheit, des Wächters, der Beherrschung großer Datenmenge.

Klaus Kornwachs

Fragwürdige Geschäftsmodelle mit Künstlicher Intelligenz.

Werner Kriesel, Ulrich Hofmann

Kybernetik, Automatisierung und Autonomisierung – zu einem Imperativ der Automation.

Vincent Brannigan

Effective Social control of Technological Systems: Viewing Titanic and Boeing through the Orgware Paradigm.


Zimmermann, Rainer E.: Münchener Vorlesungen zur Grundlegung der Philosophie. wvb, Berlin, 2020.


Zimmermann, Rainer E.: Metaphysik als Grundlegung von Naturdialektik. Zum Sagbaren und Unsagbaren im spekulativen Denken. wvb, Berlin, 2020.


Papadimitropoulos, Vangelis: The Commons. Economic Alternatives in the Digital Age. University of Westminster Press, London, 2020.


Fuchs, Christian: Communication and Capitalism. A Critical Theory. University of Westminster Press, London, 2020.


Fuchs, Christian: Kommunikation und Kapitalismus. Eine Kritische Theorie. utb, München, 2020.


Burgin, Mark, Dodig-Crnkovic, Gordana (eds.): Theoretical Information Studies. Information in the World. World Scientific, Singapore, 2020.

Mark Burgin and Gordana Dodig-Crnkovic

Mark Burgin and Gordana Dodig-Crnkovic

Yixin Zhong and Gordana Dodig-Crnkovic

Rafael Capurro and Mark Burgin

Robert K. Logan

Mark Burgin

Tomas Sigmund

Click on every title to get the abstract of the chapters of contributing Emergent Systems Group members.

Click here to get to the publisher's site. See the whole contents.

Second volume of two. See here the first.

See here the news.

See project SISI. 


Krüger, Uwe, Sevignani, Sebastian (eds.): Ideologie, Kritik, Öffentlichkeit. Verhandlungen des Netzwerks Kritische Kommunikationswissenschaft. Westend, Frankfurt, 2020.


Burgin, Mark, Dodig-Crnkovic, Gordana, Schroeder, Marcin (eds.): IS4SI 2019 Summit. proceedings, 2020.

Mark Burgin

Gordana Dodig-Crnkovic and Mark Burgin

Wolfgang Hofkirchner

Wolfgang Hofkirchner

Annette Grathoff

Mark Burgin and Kees (C.N.J.) de Vey Mestdagh

Mark Burgin and Gordana Dodig-Crnkovic

Mark Burgin

Mark Burgin, Eugene Eberbach and Rao Mikkilineni

Rao Mikkilineni and Mark Burgin

Mark Burgin

Gordana Dodig-Crnkovic

Wolfgang Hofkirchner

Gordana Dodig-Crnkovic

Joseph E. Brenner and Abir U. Igamberdiev

Click on every title to get the abstracts and the open access contributions of the members of the Emergent Systems group listed here.

Click here to get the Table of Contents including all contributions.


Collier, John, Stingl, Michael: Evolutionary Moral Realism. Routledge, London, 2020.

The book gives an account of how goodness could evolve in living and social systems.

Posthumous work of John Collier, member of our Emergent Systems Group, who passed away too early, finalised by co-author Michael Stingl.

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Hofkirchner, Wolfgang: Emergent Information. A Unified Theory of Information Framework. China Social Sciences Press, Beijing, 2020.

Publications 2020-today

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