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

Social Systems

Niklas Luhmann - Computers - 1995 - 627 pages
Germany's most prominent social thinker here sets out a contribution to sociology that aims to rework our understanding of meaning and communication. He links social theory to ...
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Autopoiesis and Cognition: The Realization of the Living

H.R. Maturana, F. J. Varela - Science - 1991 - 146 pages
This is a bold, brilliant, provocative and puzzling work. It demands a radical shift in standpoint, an almost paradoxical posture in which living systems are described in terms ...
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Essays on Self-reference

Niklas Luhmann - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1990 - 245 pages
The Morality of Terrorism: Religious and Secular Justifications examines "terrorist tradition" from its origin in the revealed religions to its present manifestations, which ...
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Luhmann Explained: From Souls to Systems

Hans-Georg Moeller - Philosophy - 2005 - 299 pages
"An introduction to Niklas Luhmann's social systems theory. Discusses key concepts and relevant philosophical issues, and presents a case study. English-language translations ...
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Sociology and the New Systems Theory: Toward a Theoretical Synthesis

Kenneth D. Bailey - Social Science - 1994 - 372 pages
This book provides current information about the many recent contributions of social systems theory. While some sociologists feel that the systems age ended with functionalism ...
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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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