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A Theory of Change – The Acorn and the Stone

We exist because there is change. How do we account for change while being part of it? How do we account for anticipation as an expression of preparing and adapting to change?
Honorary Fellow Celebration Lecture at Hanse Institute for Advanced Study, September 17, 2014

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Quo Vadis Relational Biology?

The Reflection of Life: Functional Entailment and Imminence in Relational Biology, by A.H. Louie International Journal of General Systems, December 2014
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Nobel Prize in physiology—ignored pioneer

Nature, November 6, 2014, volume 515, p. 37
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Interview with Chris Salcedo

Radio Interview on the Chris Salcedo Show. 12/07/13. 10 Minutes.
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To see better and farther

German and English text of the Address for the 100-year celebration of the Free German Youth day on the Hohe Meissner (October 11-12, 2013)
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More Than an Island

Introduction essay (invited) to Mallorca. The Nature of Things, by Jörg Bräuer. Munich: Rupa Publishing, 2009, pp. i-xii (in Catalan, English, French, and German)
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From early computer graphics to anticipatory computing – a journey that started in Romania

in Grigore C. Moisil and His Followers in the Field of Theoretical Computer Science (Afrodita Iorgulescu, Solomon Marcus, Sergiu Rudeanu and Dragos Vaida, Eds.). Bucarest: Editura Academiei, 2008, pp. 40-43.
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A Utopia Worth Pursuing

in Toward a Nonkilling Paradigm.(J.E. Pim, Ed.) Honolulu: Center for Global Nonkilling, September 2009, pp. 380-388.
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Book Description for German Books

Differenz und Kohärenz.

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Seneludens

A website describing the Seneludens project for maintaining vital anticipatory characteristics in the aging.

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Dynamic and Structure

In: Structuralism: On the History and Current Significance of a Cultural Paradigm/ Strukturalismus. Zur Geschichte und Aktualitat eines kulturwissenschaftlichen Paradigmas./ (J.S. Koch and R. Kloepfer, Eds.) Heidelberg: Synchron, 2007

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The arts and philosophy from the viewpoint of contemporary higher education

Forum XV

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The Aftershocks Before the Earthquake

review article of Archive Fever (by J. Derrida), Semiotica, 128-1/2 (2000). pp. 137-153
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Retromorphoses (Retromorphosen)

Breccian Artifiziell-Ästhetisches Subjekt & Asthetisches Objekt (B. Wichelshous, H. Sturm, Eds.). Viersen: Julian Verlag, 1995, pp. 277-280

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Writing is Rewriting

The American Journal of Semiotics, Vol. 5, No. 1, 1987, pp. 115-133
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The aesthetic challenge of the impossible

[Die ästhetische Herausforderung des Unmöglichen] Bilder/Images Digital. Computerkü nstler in Deutschland. Munich: Barke Verlag, 1986

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Words: A Parable (fiction)

Alaska Quarterly Review, Vol. 3, No. 3 & 4, Spring & Summer, 1985, pp. 75-80,

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How fuzzy is ideology?

State University of New York-Buffalo, 17 April 1984

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Values in Post-Modern Art

8th Annual Meeting of the Semiotic Society of America, Snowbird, UT, 6-9 October 1983

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The possible world of Utopia. Utopia as an integrative model

Die mögliche Welt der Utopie. Utopie als integratorisches Modell] Ästhetik und Utopie. Tü bingen: G. Narr Verlag, 1982 Colloquium and Seminar Week on Aesthetics, University of Essen, Germany, September 1980

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East and West Art

Westkunst, Cologne, West Germany, June 1981

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Theater of the future: a game of chance?

Beyond Beckett: Post-Modern Theater and Drama, 8th Annual Theater Conference, Ohio State University, Columbus, 2-4 May 1981

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On Aesthetic Communication

Working Group on Aesthetics and Semiotics, 9th International Congress for Aesthetics, Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia, 25-31 August 1980

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Lost Dimensions of the Aesthetic

9th International Congress for Aesthetics, Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia, 25-31 August 1980

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Wie genau sind die exakten Wissenschaften? [How exact are the exact sciences?], part 2

Renovatio, 36:2, June, 1980

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Wie genau sind die exakten Wissenschaften? [How exact are the exact sciences?], part 1

Renovatio, 36:1, March, 1980

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The logic of vagueness and the category of synechism

The Monist, 63:3, 1980

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Sur le sens de la poésie concrète [On the meaning of concrete poetry]

Poétique 42, April, 1980, pp. 251-264

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The future of art is comprised in its present (Romanian)

The Future of Art. Bucharest: Meridiane, 1978

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Humanism and humanities (Romanian)

Humanist Values. Timisoara: Ed. Facla, 1978

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Model and interpretation

Formal Approaches to Theater (Poetics 6: 1). Amsterdam: North Holland Press, 1978

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The syncretic character of theater (Romanian)

Ethics and Aesthetics in Art. Bucharest: Meridiane, 1978

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Kontinuum der ästhetischen Kategorien

[The continuum of aesthetic categories] Mitteilungen der Universität Carolo-Wilhelmina zu Braunschweig, Jahrgang XII, 1978

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Sign and aesthetic systems (with application to Brancusi’s aesthetics)

Die Einheit der semiotischen Dimensionen. Tü bingen: G. Narr Verlag, 1978.
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A principle of complementarity in scientific language

Revue Roumaine de Science Sociale (serie Logique) 21, l, 1977

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Meaning as the object of aesthetics

8th World Congress of Aesthetics, Darmstadt, Germany, 1976

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The film book (Romanian)

Contemporary Romanian Film. Bucharest: Meridiane, 1976

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Stage design: from the illustrative condition to the functionality of direction in the place of performance (Romanian)

Contemporary Romanian Theater, 1944-1974. Bucharest: Meridiane, 1975

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A model of diagonal categories

School of Fine Arts, Braunschweig, Germany, October 1974

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On the functioning of philosophy: the critical and ideological functions of contemporary philosophy

15th World Congress of Philosophy, Varna, Bulgaria, October 1973

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Introduction to Sociography

Center for Futurology, Bucharest, Romania, September 1973

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Theoretical criticism: a critique of literary ideology

Revista de Filosofie XXI, l, 1973 pp. 117-123

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The reality of art as reality (Romanian)

Concepts of Reality in Art. Bucharest: Meridiane, 1973.

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Computer Research on Dramatic Characters

Universal Computer Center, Bucharest, Romania, February 1973

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Reification of Philosophy

Research Center for Philosophy, Romanian Academy, Bucharest, Romania, December 1972

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The public: the fourth dimension of art (Romanian)

Art and Communication. Bucharest: Meridiane, 1972

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From informational to cybernetic aesthetics (Romanian)

New Directions, New Criteria in Aesthetic Research. Cluj: Dacia, 1972

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The sense of progress in art

Revista de Filosofie XIX, 6, 1972. pp. 805-815

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Aesthetic criteria of the axiology of Romanian silent film (Romanian)

Contributions to Romanian Film History (1896-1948). Bucharest: Academiei, 1971

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Generative aesthetics (Romanian)

Aesthetics, Information, Algorithm. Bucharest: Ed. Stiintifica, 1971

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Collage et métaphore

Revue d'Esthétique, no. 2, 1970. pp. 131-139

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