Formal Systems in Art and Society (metamorphology):

     -Formal Systems in a general Context
                            (logic, rationality and irrationality, conciouness and cognition)

            -Methodological Problems
                      -hierarchies of problems and sub-problems
                      -parallel and sequential evolution of concepts
                      -linguistic tautologies
            -The significance of  different organisational principles (conceptual and concrete "languages")
                      -the role of "Language" in creative problem solving
                      -Space as Language
                      -Axiomatic Systems, models, metaphors, languages, divination and calculi
                      -Definitions and Taxonomies
                                 -Internal and external
                                 -Ontology and epistemology
                                 -Specialists and generalists
                                 -Abstract and concrete
                      -Conceptual and Physical Languages, Models and Systems
                                 -Language systems (Alphabet, Grammar, interpretation)
                                             -Oral, text-based and non-verbal systems
                                             -development of system and use of system (exploration and expression)
                                             -organic/inorganic, material/immaterial, process/information, real/ideal
                                 -Topology of Space  (number, memory, ordered sets and dimensions)
                                 -System and process (relationships and context: converting data to  information)
                                 -Technologies  (practical physical languages)
                                 -Cultural Systems (practical conceptual languages)
                                                -Media, Methods, Meanings

       -Art and computers
           -General remarks with regard to Historical/Theoretical contexts
                   -Historical Context  for Art 
                   -Historical context for Computing    
                                      -(artistic/cognitive/cultural) Computing metaphors
                                             -Escher, Goedel Bach
                                                      -printmaking (layered hierarchies)
                                                      -puppetry       (connectivity)
                                                      -painting         (exploring the image)
                                                      -weaving        (rule-based image construction)
                   -Historical context for "Computer Art" 
                  -Non-Historical Theoretical  Context for "Computer Art"?
                                -Conceptual Models
                                -Practical Experiments
                                       -Amiga Programmes
                                       -Java Programmes
                  -Theoretical Context for non-computational Art
                                            (local and universal?)

        -Social/Political Systems
             -Practical  (Historical, Cognitive and practical conditions of development)
                     -Cultural (cognitive) Contexts (practical and theoretical)
                     -Political (control) Contexts  (practical and theoretical)
                     -Economic (resource) Systems (practical and theoretical)
                              -material goods and abstract money systems (barter, trade and communes)
                              -economy and ecology
                     -Historical developments in different (social, temporal and geographic) contexts
                              -nationalism (dictatorships and democracies)
            -Theoretical (abstract, non-implemented, conceptual topologies)
                      -Spatial, Linguistic and Cognitive systems
                               -Models, dialogues, predictions and therapies
                      -Systems of organisation (conceptual and physical)
                               -Sustainabilty and unsustainable  (regenerative?)  systems
                                         -static and dynamic systems
                                         -systems of repression and  "freedom"
                                                 -types of repression and limits of freedom
                               -Anarchy and Order
                                        -Individualism and Collectivism (commercial and social)
                                        -Top-down or bottom-up (or both?)
                               -Motivation and responsibility (enlightened self-interest)
                                        -maintaining individual reponsibility in a communal system
                                         (ownership and stewardship)
                                                  -the corporation
                                                  -the monastery (economic and social organisation)
                                                             -the first communists?
                                                             -the first capitalists?
                                                  -the guild systems
                               -Coherence and Diversity
                                         -systems of acceptance and punishment
                                         -(Practical and cognitive) Restraints on organisational freedom
                               -Finding High-Level (abstract) Solutions
                                         -developing a language for morphology
                                         -developing a language for conceptual interfacing

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