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The cybernetics group

Author: Steve J Heims
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of a group of people who met regularly from 1946-1953 to explore the possibility of using scientific ideas that had emerged in the war years. Heims, who met many of them, portrays them not  Read more...

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Genre/Form: [études diverses]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve J Heims
ISBN: 0262082004 9780262082006
OCLC Number: 424027506
Description: xii, 334 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Midcentury, USA; March 8-9 1946; describing "embodiments of mind" - McCulloch and his cohorts; Raindancer, Scout and Talking Chief; logic clarifying and logic obscuring; problems of deranged minds, artists and psychiatrists; the Macy Foundation and worldwide mental health; Lazarsfield, Lewin and political conditions; gestalten go to bits 1. - from Lewin to Bavelas; gestalten go to bits 2. - Kohler's visit; metaphor and synthesis ; then and now. Appendix: members of the cybernetics group.
Responsibility: Steve Joshua Heims.
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