Cybernetics and the image of man : a study of freedom and responsibility in man and machine / Harold E. Hatt.


Nashville : Abingdon Press, [1968] .

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Subjects Cybernetics.
Kybernetik.
Theological anthropology.
Verantwoordelijkheid.
Vrijheid.
Description 304 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1968]
©1968
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Communication and control are becoming increasingly significant as we move through the final third of the twentieth century toward the twenty-first century. Cybernetics involves the comparative study of communication and control in the brain and nervous system of organisms and in mechanical-electrical systems.
Contents Part one : two images of man -- The imago machinae -- The imago dei -- Part two : freedom and responsibility in man and machine -- The nature of causal determination and freedom -- Determinism and freedom as concomitants -- Machines, freedom, and responsibility -- Machines as artificially created forms in life -- Part three : the cybernetic revolution and social responsibility -- The resurgence of utopianism -- The control of heredity -- The challenge to education.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)449101
(OCoLC)ocm00449101
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WorldCat Identities Hatt, Harold E.
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