It is a great honour to publish a volume of academic essays to celebrate György Schöpflin’s contribution to our intellectual wellbeing (using the date of his birthday is simply a pretext).
This volume is a compilation of some of the keynote speeches and lectures that were delivered at the Fourth European Blue Sky Conference.
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Thomas Filk: ‘Quantum’ and ‘Quantum-Like’: an Introduction to Quantum Theory and its Applications in Cognitive and Social Sciences
This article emphasizes the similarities between phenomena in quantum theory and phenomena in psychology and sociology, thereby presenting arguments why the formalism developed in quantum theory may be of relevance to the cognitive sciences. It is also intended to be a very cursory introduction to the ideas of quantum theory.
This volume is a compilation of some of the keynote speeches and lectures that were delivered at the Third European Blue Sky Conference, held in Budapest between 23-25 November 2018.
Its beginning and end have been the subject of many debates and its historical significance is beyond doubt but understanding its legacy still poses a challenge. This essay attempts to highlight some of the horizons and spaces that widened unexpectedly in this particular historical context.
János Abonyi and Ferenc Miszlivetz: At the Intersections of Networks: Societal Challenges of the Fourth Industrial Revolution
The book gives an analysis and description of a “brave new world” where production is almost free of human intervention. This Fourth Industrial Revolution is taking place around us, all of us have already become parts of it.
Few Hungarian scholars are better known in the world than forever-young Attila Pók who assiduosly disseminates the good name of hos country’s culture at international conferences and in major publications.
The fall of communism in Central Europe is a historical fact. That experiment, lasting 45 years, ended in 1990.