Maturana H. R. (1988) The notions of cybernetics. Continuing the Conversation 13: 7. https://cepa.info/7593
The notions of cybernetics.
Continuing the Conversation 13: 7.
Fulltext at https://cepa.info/7593
Excerpt: I propose to change the meaning of the word cybernetics. I want it to mean “the science and art of understanding.” If we were to do this, our Society of Cybernetics would necessarily embrace all the avenues of concern and reflections that have to do with the understanding of systems. That such expansion is taking place is apparent in the coming into our Society of people concerned with family therapy, sociology, psychology, etc.