AN OUTLINE OF GENERAL SYSTEM THEORY

@article{Bertalanffy1950ANOO,
  title={AN OUTLINE OF GENERAL SYSTEM THEORY},
  author={L. V. Bertalanffy},
  journal={The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science},
  year={1950},
  volume={1},
  pages={134 - 165}
}
  • L. V. Bertalanffy
  • Published 1950
  • Psychology
  • The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science
  • As we survey the evolution of modern science, we find the remarkable phenomenon that similar general conceptions and viewpoints have evolved independently in the various branches of science, and to begin with these may be indicated as follows : in the past centuries, science tried to explain phenomena by reducing them to an interplay of elementary units which could be investigated independently of each other. In contemporary modern science, we find in all fields conceptions of what is rather… CONTINUE READING
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