Volume 4 · Number 1 · Pages 62–69
Computing a Reality. Heinz von Foerster’s Lecture at the A.U.M Conference in 1973. Edited by Albert Müller

Heinz von Foerster & Albert Müller

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Abstract

Purpose: Commenting on the transcript of a lecture. Findings: The document reconstructs the development of the original 1973 lecture by Heinz von Foerster into his best-known paper, On Constructing a Reality. Many aspects of that paper can be identified as being shaped through interaction with the audience. Implications: The lecture documented here was a forerunner of a central paper in constructivism.

Key words: Heinz von Foerster, early constructivism, American University of Masters conference, computing a reality

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Foerster H. von & Müller A. (2008) Computing a reality. Heinz von foerster’s lecture at the a.U.M conference in 1973. Edited by albert müller. Constructivist Foundations 4(1): 62–69. http://constructivist.info/4/1/062

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