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Anticipation and Creation

Libertas Mathematica, 35 (2015), no. 2: 1–16
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Intersecţii

In: Ledeanu, A (Ed.) Solomon Marcus. “Zero şi Infinit sunt fraţi.” Special issue of Secolul 21 dedicated to the work of the mathematician Solomon Marcus. Bucarest: Fundaţia Culturală Secolul 21, 1-6:2017, 166-177
http://secolul21.ro/arhive/2262
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Honouring the 80th Birthday of Professor Mihai Nadin

Comitetul Român de Istoria şi Filosofia Stiinţei şi Tehnicii
Romanian Committee for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology…


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Rethinking the experiment: necessary (R)evolution

AI & SOCIETY
Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Communication
1435-5655 (Online)
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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 …


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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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Astăzi se vesteşte (Today we celebrate) (in Romanian)

Nadin contrasts the global world we all live in today with the very local events of his early adult life in Romania. He recalls the good times he shared with good friends, the places they visited on their vacation hiking …


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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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Contract With the Future


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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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Words: A Parable

(fiction), in Alaska Quarterly Review, vol. 3, no. 3 & 4, Spring & Summer, 1985, pp. 75-80

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Writing is Rewriting

The American Journal of Semiotics, Vol. 5, No. 1, 1987, pp. 115-133
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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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Wie genau sind die exacten Wissenschaften? (How exact are the exact sciences?), Part II

Renovatio 36:2, June, 1980 (In German)
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This analysis of the specific domain of physics as an example of an exact science brings up the aspect of fuzzy logic.…


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The logic of vagueness and the category of synechism

The Monist, 63:3, 1980
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Wie genau sind die exacten Wissenschaften? (How exact are the exact sciences?), Part I

Renovatio 36:1, March, 1980 (In German)
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Analysis of 3 aspects of the “exact” sciences regarding measurability, rationality, and the mathematization of science.…


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Meaning as the object of aesthetics

Meaning as the object of aesthetics (Du sens comme l’obet de l’esthétique), Revue Roumaine des Sciences Sociales (Philosophie et Logique) 22:1, pp. 79-91. 1978

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