Condition of an observing and acting system which adscribes some of its own properties to the objective universe of which it is a part.
R. VALLÉE describes this condition in a more rigorous manner: "Through a process of "inverse transfer", induced by the reciprocal image operator y-O y (identifiable with the inverse operator when it exists, so when O is bijective). the properties of the functional image space (topology, order, measure…) are arbitrarily attributed to the space of all the possible original evolution functions x, generating what we can call the epistemological subjectivity of the system" (1990b, p.39).
It is interesting to note that, in the case of conversation in G. PASK mode, or 2nd. Order cybernetics of von FOERSTER, consensus when established does not define anything more than a domain of shared epistemological subjectivity.
It is obviously the opinion of these same authors.
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