AJ=en -- Original Message -- From: "Christophe Menant" <christophe.men...@hotmail.fr> To: "gordana.dodig-crnko...@mdh.se" <gordana.dodig-crnko...@mdh.se> Cc: "Foundation of Information Science" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent: 10/22/2017 2:59:10 PM Subject:
Christophe -- Regarding: >Social institutions clearly have final causes (a long and complex list..) but associating agency and teleology to elementary particles may be problematic as it introduces final causes in a material universe. This looks close to an "intelligent design" option that we
Yes Stan, the Moreno-Mossio book is an interesting and recent treatment of autonomy but, as the title indicates, it is focused on biological autonomy. FYI there is also a 2009 paper by Barandiaran & all (some from the Moreno IAS team) that addresses agency and autonomy in a different way,
Dear Gordana, Your proposal for elementary particles and social institutions as two limit cases for agency is interesting as it also positions limit cases for normative/teleological properties highlighted as implicit parts of agency by Terry. And it brings in perspectives on your subject.
Resent to FIS correct address De : Christophe Menant Envoyé : jeudi 19 octobre 2017 11:15 À : is Cc : Krassimir Markov Objet : RE: [Fis] What is “Agent”? Dear FIS colleagues, Looking at defining agency is an interesting subject, somehow close to information