## General System Theory: Foundations, Development, Applications |

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First , there is the

elementary , these

misunderstanding and philosophical fog which has clouded the issue . ( 1 ) As

has been ...

First , there is the

**consideration**of empirical bases . In this particular ... Althoughelementary , these

**considerations**nevertheless are apt to remove muchmisunderstanding and philosophical fog which has clouded the issue . ( 1 ) As

has been ...

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Such

formulations ( cf . p . 137 ) . Finally , the definition of the state of the organism as

steady state is valid only in first approximation , insofar as we envisage shorter

periods of ...

Such

**consideration**has proved to be useful and leading to quantitativeformulations ( cf . p . 137 ) . Finally , the definition of the state of the organism as

steady state is valid only in first approximation , insofar as we envisage shorter

periods of ...

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Taking dependence on the past into

integro - differential equations as discussed ... rather general system equations ,

in connection with thermodynamic and statistical - mechanical

Taking dependence on the past into

**consideration**, our equations would becomeintegro - differential equations as discussed ... rather general system equations ,

in connection with thermodynamic and statistical - mechanical

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### Contents

Introduction | 3 |

The Meaning of General System Theory | 30 |

Some System Concepts in Elementary Mathematical | 54 |

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