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Introduction: continuing the magic

Monika Broecker (PA Consulting Group, Frankfurt, Germany)

Kybernetes

ISSN: 0368-492X

Article publication date: 1 March 2005

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Abstract

Purpose

Presents an “in memoriam” tribute to Heinz von Foerster.

Design/methodology/approach

Outlines his work.

Findings

Introduces his inspiring contributions in the applied sciences and to the more general researches on the theoretical and practical implications of the cybernetic epistemology.

Originality/value

Gives insights to the importance of the work of von Foerster.

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Citation

Broecker, M. (2005), "Introduction: continuing the magic", Kybernetes, Vol. 34 No. 3/4, pp. 321-329. https://doi.org/10.1108/03684920510582863

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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