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Books Books 11 - 20 of about 47 related to Sociocybernetics: Complexity, Autopoiesis, and Observation of Social Systems.   

Realising Systems Thinking: Knowledge and Action in Management Science

John Mingers - Business & Economics - 2006 - 312 pages
This book deals with the contribution of a systems approach to a range of disciplines from philosophy and biology to social theory and management. It weaves together material ...
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The Performance of Social Systems: Perspectives and Problems

Francisco Parra-Luna - Business & Economics - 2000 - 397 pages
It can be said that the concept of performance of social systems is one of the most relevant, since all social systems - from the family, through the enterprise, to the Nation ...
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Social Science - 2013 - 256 pages
First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Emergence and Embodiment: New Essays on Second-Order Systems Theory

Bruce Clarke, Mark B. N. Hansen - Science - 2009 - 296 pages
Emerging in the 1940s, the first cybernetics—the study of communication and control systems—was mainstreamed under the names artificial intelligence and computer science and ...
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An Essay Concerning Sociocultural Evolution: Theoretical Principles and ...

Juergen Kluever - Philosophy - 2013 - 242 pages
Writing about sociocultural evolution is always a complicated enterprise, because the subject is not only difficult in a scientific way but also in a political one. In ...
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Social Action Systems: Foundation and Synthesis in Sociological Theory

Thomas J. Fararo - Social Science - 2001 - 319 pages
Written for theoretical sociologists, this book outlines the history of the discipline in its classical, post-classical, and recent phases. Emphasizing conceptual foundations ...
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Observing Complexity: Systems Theory and Postmodernity

William Rasch, Cary Wolfe - Science - 2000 - 308 pages
The rubric of systems theory brings together conceptual models and approaches in the sciences and social sciences that study complexity. It attempts to provide a coherent means ...
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The Evolution of Cognitive Maps: New Paradigms for the Twenty-first Century

Ervin Laszlo - Social Science - 1993 - 292 pages
Cognitive maps, mental representations which inform thought and action, are templates for human perception and behavior. Bringing together diverse disciplines--cognitive and ...
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Cybersemiotics: Why Information Is Not Enough

Soren Brier - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 544 pages
A growing field of inquiry, biosemiotics is a theory of cognition and communication that unites the living and the cultural world. What is missing from this theory, however, is ...
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Systems Thinking, Critical Realism and Philosophy: A Confluence of Ideas

John Mingers - Social Science - 2014 - 268 pages
Systems Thinking, Critical Realism and Philosophy: A Confluence of Ideas seeks to re-address the whole question of philosophy and systems thinking for the twenty first century ...
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