[Humanist] 25.940 publications on systems theory & digitality

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Sun May 6 23:48:03 CEST 2012

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 25, No. 940.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Sun, 6 May 2012 11:18:29 -0400
        From: "Totosy de Zepetnek, Steven" <clcweb at purdue.edu>
        Subject: steven totosy re systems theories and digitality
        In-Reply-To: <20120505044741.9558A280DE2 at woodward.joyent.us>

greetings all! I would like to point to two rarely referred to early texts re systems theories/approaches with regard to epistemology and digitality: Anthony Welden, System and Structure: Essays in Communication and Exchange. 1972. Rpt. Routledge, 2001. & Bela Zalai, A rendszerek altalanos elmelete (General Theory of Systems). Gondolat, 1984. Welden's 1972 book includes a chapter "Analog and Digital Communication: On Negation, Signification, and Meaning" and Zalai's book is a collection of his publications 1904-1914, interesting because of early systems thinking re philosophy, ethics, logic, etc.

best, steven totosy de zepetnek clcweb at purdue.edu
editor, clcweb: comparative literature and culture

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