Introductory Paper to the Session on “Systems and Models”

Analytical Research has Proved the Systems Character of All Nature
  • P. A. Weiss


All evidence from diverse analytical studies of the dynamics of life processes proves undeniably that their fundamental methods of operation are systemic rather than rigidly mechanic. Only man’s practical necessities and the abstractive powers of his brain have let him segregate from nature’s ‘wholism’ those componental fractions whose temporal constancy lets them imitate separate independence.

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© The World Organisation of General Systems and Cybernetics 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. A. Weiss
    • 1
  1. 1.The Rockefeller UniversityNew YorkUSA

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