Volume 11 · Number 3 · Pages 528–530
Second Thoughts on Cybernetic Unifications

Tilia Stingl de Vasconcelos Guedes

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Open peer commentary on the article “Cybernetic Foundations for Psychology” by Bernard Scott. Upshot: While Scott’s perspective is an inspiring attempt to unify psychology, much more impact from second-order cybernetics would be needed to build an appropriate and comprehensive cybernetic framework to unify an actor-based field such as psychology. In particular, I identify three aspects that need to be addressed: the problem of levels, the problem of multiple-level dynamics, and the problem of being sufficiently different.


Stingl de Vasconcelos Guedes T. (2016) Second thoughts on cybernetic unifications. Constructivist Foundations 11(3): 528–530. http://constructivist.info/11/3/528

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