The beginning of heaven and Earth has no name : seven days with second-order cybernetics [E-Book] / Heinz von Foerster ; edited by Albert Müller and Karl H. Müller ; translated by Elinor Rooks and Michael Kasenbacher.
Von Foerster, Heinz
Müller, Albert / Müller, Karl H.
First edition.
New York : Fordham University Press, 2013
1 online resource (236 pages).
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Table of Contents:
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  • A Fore-word by the Series Editor
  • An Author's Fore-words
  • Fore-wards with Two Editors
  • Fore-taste of an Author with Two Editors
  • 1. First Day: Building Blocks, Observers, Emergence, Trivial Machines
  • 2. Second Day: Innovation, Life, Order, Thermodynamics
  • 3. Third Day: Movement, Species, Recursion, Selectivity
  • 4. Fourth Day: Cognition, Perception, Memory, Symbols
  • 5. Fifth Day: Communicating, Talking, Thinking, Falling
  • 6. Sixth Day: Experiences, Heuristics, Plans, Futures
  • 7. Seventh Day: Rest, Rest, Rest, Rest
  • Epilogue in Heaven.
  • Translators' Notes
  • Notes.