Ludwig von Bertalanffy Quote

The system problem is essentially the problem of the limitation of analytical procedures in science. This used to be expressed by half-metaphysical statements, such as emergent evolution or 'the whole is more than the sum of its parts,' but has a clear operational meaning.


p. 18 - General System Theory (1968) - 2. The Meaning of General Systems Theory

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The system problem is essentially the problem of the limitation of analytical procedures in science. This used to be expressed by half-metaphysical...

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The system problem is essentially the problem of the limitation of analytical procedures in science. This used to be expressed by half-metaphysical...

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The system problem is essentially the problem of the limitation of analytical procedures in science. This used to be expressed by half-metaphysical...

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The system problem is essentially the problem of the limitation of analytical procedures in science. This used to be expressed by half-metaphysical...