Transdisciplinarity Needs Systemism
AbstractThe main message of this paper is that systemism is best suited for transdisciplinary studies. A description of disciplinary sciences, transdisciplinary sciences and systems sciences is given, along with their different definitions of aims, scope and tools. The rationale for transdisciplinarity is global challenges, which are complex. The rationale for systemism is the concretization of understanding complexity. Drawing upon Ludwig von Bertalanffy’s intention of a General System Theory, three items deserve attention—the world-view of a synergistic systems technology, the world picture of an emergentist systems theory, and the way of thinking of an integrationist systems method. View Full-Text
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Hofkirchner, W. Transdisciplinarity Needs Systemism. Systems 2017, 5, 15.
Hofkirchner W. Transdisciplinarity Needs Systemism. Systems. 2017; 5(1):15.Chicago/Turabian Style
Hofkirchner, Wolfgang. 2017. "Transdisciplinarity Needs Systemism." Systems 5, no. 1: 15.
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