by Dave Ellis – This article was originally published at Aeon and has been republished under Creative Commons.
The question How should we live? is one that many ask in a crisis, jolted out of normal patterns of life. But that question is not always a simple request for a straightforward answer, as if we could somehow read off the ‘correct’ answer from the world. Continue reading Philosophy cannot resolve the question ‘How should we live?’
© Francis Paul Heylighen – (Reprinted with Permission)
Francis Heylighen is a Belgian cyberneticist investigating the emergence and evolution of intelligent organization. He presently works as a research professor at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel where he directs the transdisciplinary research group on “Evolution, Complexity and Cognition” and the Global Brain Institute. He is best known for his work on the Principia Cybernetica Project, his model of the Internet as a global brain, and his contributions to the theories of memetics and self-organization. Continue reading Francis Heylighen: Meaning and Worldviews