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General Systems Theory

Here is why I love the Bertalanffy…..

Ludwig von Bertalanffy, a distinguished biologist, occupies an important position in the intellectual history of the twentieth century. His contributions went beyond biology, and ex- tended to psychology, psychiatry, sociology, cybernetics, history and philosophy. Some of his admirers even believe that von Bertalanffy’s general systems theory could provide a conceptual framework for all these disciplines.

Here are some references!

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General Systems Theory: The Book

Wikipedia Article on Bertalannfy

More Insight from an Admirer

History of Computing


See also 2001 and 2007 posts (this is a more extensive more current update):