Cybernetics or Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine
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Cybernetics or Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine

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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 Reviewshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 232 pages
  • 132.08 x 200.66 x 15.24mm | 249.47g
  • MIT Press Ltd
  • MIT Press
  • Cambridge, Mass., United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 026273009X
  • 9780262730099
  • 215,778

Review quote

"It appers impossible for anyone seriously interested in ourcivilization to ignore this book. It is a 'must' book forthose in every branch of science... in addition, economists,politicians, statesmen, and businessmen cannot afford to overlookcybernetics and its tremendous, even terrifying implications."It is a beautifully written book, lucid, direct, and despite itscomplexity, as readable by the layman as the trained scientist." John B. Thurston , The Saturday Review of Literatureshow more

About Norbert Wiener

Norbert Wiener served in the Department of Mathematics at MIT from 1919 until his death in 1964. In 1963, he was awarded The National Medal of Science for his contributions in the fields of mathematics, engineering, and biological science.show more