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-Luminaries of the Systems Approach: C.W. Churchman (1914-2004), \\ +Luminaries of the Systems Approach: C.W. Churchman (1913-2004), \\ 
 [[http://​www.isss.org/​admin/​pastpresidents.html|Past president]] of the International Society for the Systems Sciences, 1989 \\  \\ \\ [[http://​www.isss.org/​admin/​pastpresidents.html|Past president]] of the International Society for the Systems Sciences, 1989 \\  \\ \\
  
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 **(With a Bibliography from 1938 to 2001 and a Postscript of 5 March 2006)** **(With a Bibliography from 1938 to 2001 and a Postscript of 5 March 2006)**
  
- //​Contributed by **[[http://​wulrich.com/​bio.html|Werner Ulrich]]**, 29 August 1999 (last updated ​4 Nov 2009)//   \\ \\+ //​Contributed by **[[http://​wulrich.com/​bio.html|Werner Ulrich]]**, 29 August 1999 (last updated ​6 Jan 2011)//   \\ \\
    
  
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-**Page history:** This contribution was first published in the "​Luminaries"​ section of the ISSS web site on 29 August 1999 (original URL: http://​www.isss.org/​lumCWC.htm). The page was reformatted and relocated to the present URL in January 2005. The main text has remained unchanged since the original publication,​ except for minor editorial corrections,​ biographic updates, etc. An Author'​s Postscript was added on 5 March 2006. References and links are regularly checked and, where necessary, updated; the last such update is of 04 November 2009. \\ +**Page history:** This contribution was first published in the "​Luminaries"​ section of the ISSS web site on 29 August 1999 (original URL: http://​www.isss.org/​lumCWC.htm). The page was reformatted and relocated to the present URL in January 2005. The main text has remained unchanged since the original publication,​ except for minor editorial corrections,​ biographic updates, etc. An Author'​s Postscript was added on 5 March 2006. References and links are regularly checked and, where necessary, updated; the last such update is of 06 January 2011. \\ 
  
-**Suggested form of citation:** "​Ulrich,​ W. (1999), An appreciation of C. West Churchman (with a bibliography from 1938 to 2001 and a postscript of 5 March 2006). //​Luminaries of the Systems Approach,// Web site of the International Society for the Systems Sciences, http://​projects.isss.org/​c_west_churchman (last updated ​4 November 2009)." \\+**Suggested form of citation:** "​Ulrich,​ W. (1999), An appreciation of C. West Churchman (with a bibliography from 1938 to 2001 and a postscript of 5 March 2006). //​Luminaries of the Systems Approach,// Web site of the International Society for the Systems Sciences, http://​projects.isss.org/​c_west_churchman (last updated ​6 January 2011)." \\
  
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-**Contact:​** [[mailto:wulrich@gmx.ch?​subject=Luminaries of the Systems Approach--C.W. Churchman|Werner Ulrich]] \\ +**Contact:​** [[wulrich@gmx.ch?​subject=Luminaries of the Systems Approach--C.W. Churchman|Werner Ulrich]] \\ 
    
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 Philosophical aspects of statistical theory. //The Philosophical Review//, 55, No. 1, 1946, 81-86. Philosophical aspects of statistical theory. //The Philosophical Review//, 55, No. 1, 1946, 81-86.
  
-The dialectic of modern philosophy. //The Journal of Philosophy//, ​18, 1946, 113-124.+The dialectic of modern philosophy. //The Journal of Philosophy//, ​43, No. 5, 1946, 113-124.
  
 A discussion of Dewey and Berkeley'​s '​postulations'​. //The Journal of Philosophy//,​ 18, 1946, 217-219 (with T.A. Cowan). A discussion of Dewey and Berkeley'​s '​postulations'​. //The Journal of Philosophy//,​ 18, 1946, 217-219 (with T.A. Cowan).
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 ==== About the Author ==== ==== About the Author ====
  
-//Werner Ulrich// is a social scientist and practical philosopher born in 1948 in Bern, Switzerland. He obtained doctorates in Economics and Social Science (Dr.rer.pol.,​ 1975) from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland,​ and in Philosophy of Social Systems Design (Ph.D., 1980) from the University of California at Berkeley. At Berkeley he studied and worked for five years with C. West Churchman; he also translated Churchman'​s book //The Systems Approach and Its Enemies// into German. Ulrich has since become known as one of the originators of Critical Systems Thinking (CST), which he understands as systemic thinking in the service of reflective practice and research. He has many years of experience as chief evaluator and policy analyst in government and as a professor of social planning, program evaluation, poverty research, and critical systems thinking at the University of Fribourg and other universities. He is currently (2005-2010) ​Honorary Visiting Professor in the Technology Faculty of The Open University, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom. Previously he has held Visiting professorships at the University of Hull, UK (1985-86), at the University of Humberside & Lincolnshire (now University of Lincoln), UK (1997-2000),​ and at Canterbury University in Christchurch,​ New Zealand (1999). Among over 175 publications,​ his major book thus far is //Critical Heuristics of Social Planning: A New Approach to Practical Philosophy//​ (Wiley paperback reprint edition, New York, 1994). His current research program "CST for Professionals and Citizens"​ explores the ways critical systems thinking can contribute to responsible professional practice and to preparing citizens for their role in a living civil society. \\ \\+//Werner Ulrich// is a social scientist and practical philosopher born in 1948 in Bern, Switzerland. He obtained doctorates in Economics and Social Science (Dr.rer.pol.,​ 1975) from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland,​ and in Philosophy of Social Systems Design (Ph.D., 1980) from the University of California at Berkeley. At Berkeley he studied and worked for five years with C. West Churchman; he also translated Churchman'​s book //The Systems Approach and Its Enemies// into German. Ulrich has since become known as one of the originators of Critical Systems Thinking (CST), which he understands as systemic thinking in the service of reflective practice and research. He has many years of experience as chief evaluator and policy analyst in government and as a professor of social planning, program evaluation, poverty research, and critical systems thinking at the University of Fribourg and other universities. He has also been Honorary Visiting Professor in the Technology Faculty of The Open University, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom ​(2005-2010). Previously he has held Visiting professorships at the University of Hull, UK (1985-86), at the University of Humberside & Lincolnshire (now University of Lincoln), UK (1997-2000),​ and at Canterbury University in Christchurch,​ New Zealand (1999). Among over 185 publications,​ his major book thus far is //Critical Heuristics of Social Planning: A New Approach to Practical Philosophy//​ (Wiley paperback reprint edition, New York, 1994). His current research program "CST for Professionals and Citizens"​ explores the ways critical systems thinking can contribute to responsible professional practice and to preparing citizens for their role in a living civil society. \\ \\
  
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