Presidential address: System perception -- It's in the air [G.A. Swanson, ISSS 1998 Plenary Session, July 24/98]

[Plenary session, July 24/98, 9:35 a.m.]

G. A. Swanson

In this electronic age, could have read this on the home page.

Want to emphasize one point.

Honored Anatol Rappaport that the systems movement is in a renaissance.

Miller on exuberance on science.

Need to understand systems at a greater complexity. ISSS have never been a strong organization, but individuals have passed through, and carried to their specialties. Pursuit of epistemological integration must be from a few people who go beyond their bread-and-butter jobs.

The whole is still little recognized.


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