The GST Challenge to the Classical Philosophies of Science

  • Mario Bunge
Part of the International Federation for Systems Research International Series on Systems Science and Engineering book series (IFSR, volume 7)


The great majority of philosophers of science have ignored general systems theories (henceforth GSTs). And those few who have taken notice of GSTs have too often drawn on popularizations and on careless philosophical formulations, and as a result have come to the conclusion that GSTs constitute a new version of the old holistic metaphysics and the old antianalytic epistemology associated with that metaphysics.


Scientific Theory Testable Consequence Specific Theory Inductive Logic Automaton Theory 
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