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|ISBN:||0262230070 9780262230070 026273009X 9780262730099|
|Description:||212 p. illus. 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Part one : original edition --
Newtonian and Bergsonian time --
Groups and statistical mechanics --
Time series, information, and communication --
Feedback and oscillation --
Computing machines and nervous system --
Gestalt and universals --
Cybernetics and psychopathology --
Information, language, and society --
Part two : supplement chapters --
On learning and self --
reproducing machines --
Brain waves and self --
Acclaimed one of the "seminal books ... comparable in ultimate importance to ... Galileo or Malthus or Rousseau or Mill", Cybernetics was judged by twenty-seven historians, economists, educators, and philosophers to be one of those books published during the "past four decades," which may have a substantial impact on public thought and action in the years ahead."--Saturday Review.
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