Tools for Thought: How to Understand and Apply the Latest Scientific Techniques of Problem Solving

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Basic Books, 1977 - Science - 250 pages
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Drawing on general systems theory, operations research, cybernetics, futures research, and catastrophe theory, a distinguished geneticist provides the general reader with tools for perceiving and solving today's complex economic, social, and ecological pr

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Introduction
15
Complexity
30
Complex Shapes
38
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C. H. Waddington (1905-1975) was a world-class biologist, paleontologist, geneticist, embryologist, and philosopher. He is credited with helping to create the field of systems biology. He is the author of numerous books, including New Patterns in Genetics and Development, Principles of Development and Differentiation, and The Ethical Animal.

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