## General Systems Research: A Science, a Methodology, a Technology : Proceedings of the Annual North January 3-6 1979 |

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We have seen that the study of

in which they can be realized in nature, is an essential part of system theory.

There are many who simply reject out of hand the notion that there can be any ...

We have seen that the study of

**mathematical**or formal systems, and the mannerin which they can be realized in nature, is an essential part of system theory.

There are many who simply reject out of hand the notion that there can be any ...

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Likewise, in the Soviet Union, the growth of what came to be called Lysenkoism

was closely linked with a phobia against

systems, particularly in genetics. In both of these cases, we find a rebellion on ...

Likewise, in the Soviet Union, the growth of what came to be called Lysenkoism

was closely linked with a phobia against

**mathematical**investigation of biologicalsystems, particularly in genetics. In both of these cases, we find a rebellion on ...

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Such a study was initiated by the

landmark paper entitled "The General Theory of Natural Equivalences" which

was published in 1945. From this paper has grown a new branch of

...

Such a study was initiated by the

**mathematicians**Eilenberg and MacLane in alandmark paper entitled "The General Theory of Natural Equivalences" which

was published in 1945. From this paper has grown a new branch of

**mathematics**...

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### Contents

KEYNOTE ADDRESSES | 9 |

GENERAL SYSTEMS RESEARCH | 30 |

SYSTEMS SCIENCE IN PSYCHOLOGY | 43 |

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