Online from: 1972
Subject Area: Electrical & Electronic Engineering
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|Title:||The Cybernetic Ontology of Action|
|Author(s):||Valentin F. Turchin, (The City College, City University of New York, USA)|
|Citation:||Valentin F. Turchin, (1993) "The Cybernetic Ontology of Action", Kybernetes, Vol. 22 Iss: 2, pp.10 - 30|
|Article type:||General review|
|DOI:||10.1108/eb005960 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||MCB UP Ltd|
|Abstract:||Popularly, metaphysics is considered to be the antonym for physics. Argues that this attitude is a hangover from outdated forms of empiricism and positivism. In the light of cybernetic epistemology, scientific theories are linguistic structures which help to produce predictions of events. These structures are not directly deduced from experience, but guessed and then justified |
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