Tools for Thought: How to Understand and Apply the Latest Scientific Techniques of Problem Solving
Drawing on general systems theory, operations research, cybernetics, futures research, and catastrophe theory, a distinguished geneticist provides the general reader with tools for perceiving and solving today's complex economic, social, and ecological pr
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