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... what they

relations were thought of as complicated networks of interactions, comparable to

what would nowadays be

... what they

**called**'organizing relations' between them. These organizingrelations were thought of as complicated networks of interactions, comparable to

what would nowadays be

**called**2O.Page 105

Whereas the process of keeping something at a stable, or stationary, value is

homeorhesis, a word which means preserving a flow. One can picture a

homeorhetic ...

Whereas the process of keeping something at a stable, or stationary, value is

**called**homeostasis, ensuring the continuation of a given type of change**called**homeorhesis, a word which means preserving a flow. One can picture a

homeorhetic ...

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These are

, they may be used to predict what happens at some future time. These are

predictive models. Manipulation of the variables in a model, or simulation, ...

These are

**called**descriptive models. Or, if they contain time-dependent variables, they may be used to predict what happens at some future time. These are

**called**predictive models. Manipulation of the variables in a model, or simulation, ...

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