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Selected Cybernetics Bibliography

* * Overview * *

Checkland. Peter B. Systems Thinking Systems Practice. New York: Wiley. 1981.

Forrester, Jay W. Principles Of Systems. Cambridge: Wright-Allen, 1968.

Lilienfeld, Robert. The Rise Of Systems Theory: An Ideological Analysis. New York: Wiley, 1978.

Reckmeyer. William J. The Emerging Systems Paradigm: .An Historical Perspective. Ann Arbor: University Microfilms, 1982.

von Bertalanffy, Ludwig. General System Theory. New York: Braziller, 1968.

Wiener, Norbert. Cybernetics: Or Control And Communication In The Animal And The Machine. Cambridge: M.I.T., 1949.

** Epistemological Features **

Bateson. Gregory. "What Is An Instinct?" In Steps To An Ecology Of Mind. pp. 38-38. New York: Ballantine, 1972.

Berger, Peter L, and Luckman, Thomas. The Social Construction Of Reality: A Treatise In The Sociology of Knowledge. Garden City: Doubleday, 1967.

Boulding, Kenneth E. The Image: Knowledge In Life and Society. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, 1956.

von Foerster, Heinz, "On Constructing A Reality". In Observing Systems, pp. 287-309, Seaside: Intersystems, 1982.

* * Ontological Features * *

Bouldlng, Kenneth E. "General Systems Theory- The Skeleton of Science". In Modern Systems Research For The Behavioral Scientist, pp. 3-10. Edited by Walter Buckley. Chicago: Aldine, 1968.

Jantsch, Erich. The Self-Organizing Universe; Scientific and Human Implications Of The Emerging Paradigm Of Evolution. New York: Pergamon, 1980.

Kauffman. Draper L Systems 1. Minneapolis: Future Systems. 1980.

Maruyama. Magorah. "The Second Cybernetics: Deviation-Amplifying Mutual Causal Processes. In Modern Systems Research For The Behavioral Scientist. pp. 304-313. Edited by Walter Buckley. Chicago: Aldine. 1968.

Miller. James G. Living Systems. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1978.

Odum. Howard T. Systems Ecology: An Introduction. New York: Wiley, 1983.

Weinberg. Gerald M. An Introduction To General Systems Thinking. New York: Wiley. 1975.

* * Scholarship* *

Barzun, Jacques and Graff, Henry F., The Modern Researcher, New York:Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Inc., Third Edition, 1977

Adler, Mortimer J., and Van Doren, Charles, How to Read a Book, New York:Simon & Schuster, 1940

Copeland, Aaron, What to Listen for in Music, New York:McGraw Hill Book Company Inc., 1939

Dillon, J. T., "In Pursuit of the Colon: Scholarly Progress from 1880 to 1980", Education Digest, (Spring, 1982) 60-61

Turabian, Kate L., A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses and Dissertations, Chicago: University of Chicago., Fourth, 1973

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