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Ackoff, R. (1981). Creating the corporate future. New York: Wiley.

Ackoff, R. (1978). The art of problem solving. New York: Wiley.

Allport, G. (1968). The open system in personality theory. In W. Buckley (Ed.), Modern systems research for the behavioral sciences (pp. 343-350). Chicago: Aldine.

Arnopoulos, P. (1993) Sociophysics: Chaos and Cosmos in Nature & Culture. New York. Nova Science

Augros, R., & Stanciu, G. (1987). The new biology. Discovering the wisdom in nature. Boulder: New Science Library.

Axelrod, P. (1984). The evolution of cooperation. New York: Basic Books.

Banathy, B. ( ) Systems Design of Education. Englewood Cliffs: Educational Technology Publications

Banathy, B. ( ) A Systems View of Education. Englewood Cliffs: Educational Technology Publications.

Banathy, B (1996) Designing Social Systems in a Changing World New York Plenum

Barrow, J. (1991) Theories of Everything: The Quest for Ultimate Explanation. New York, Oxford University Press

Bateson, G. (1972). Steps to an ecology of mind. New York: Ballantine.

Bateson, G. (1979). Mind and nature: A necessary unity. New York: Ballantine

Bateson, G., & Bateson, M.C. (1987). Angels fear. New York: Macmillan

Beer, S. Beyond Dispute, Wiley, 1994).

Berman, M (1982). The reenchantment of the world. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.

von Bertalanffy, L. (1968). General System Theory. Foundations, development, applications. New York: George Braziller.

Briggs, J.P., & Peat, F.D. (1989). Turbulent mirror. New York: Harper & Row.

Briggs, J.P., & Peat, F.D. (1984). Looking glass universe. The emerging science of wholeness. New York: Touchstone.

Bushev, M. (1994) Synergetics: Chaos, Order, Self-Organization. London: World Scientific

Caley, M.T. & Sawada, D. (Eds.) (1994). Mindscapes. The epistemology of Magoroh Maruyama. New York: Gordon & Breach.

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Checkland, P. (1981). Systems thinking, Systems practice. New York: Wiley.

Churchman, C.W. (1971). The design of inquiring systems. New York: Basic Books.

Churchman, C.W. (1968). The systems approach. New York: Laurel.

Ceruti, M. (1986). Il vincolo e la possibilita. [Constraint and possibility] Milano: Feltrinelli. [Eng. trans. 1994, Constraints and possibilities. The evolution of knowledge and knowledge of evolution. New York: Gordon & Breach.]

Cohen, J. Stewart, I. (1994) The Collapse of Chaos. New York Viking

Corning, P. 1983) The Synergism Hupothesis: A Theory of Progressive Evolution. New York: McGRaw? Hill

Davies, P. (1988). The Cosmic Blueprint. New discoveries in nature's creative ability to order the universe. New York: Touchstone.

Eisler, R. (1987). The chalice and the blade. San Francisco: Harper & Row.

Emery, F. E. (Ed.). (1969). Systems thinking: Selected readings. London: Penguin Books.

Emery, M. (1982). Searching: In new ways, for new directions, in new times. Canberra: Australian National University Press.

Engelberg, J. (1994) The Nature of Integrative Study. Stillwater, OK: New Forums Press.

Gleick, J. (1987). Chaos. New York: Viking.

Goerner, S. M. (1994). Chaos and the evolving ecological universe. New York: Gordon & Breach.

Guidano,V.F. (1987). Complexity of the self. A developmental approach to psychopathology and therapy. New York: Guilford.

Habermas, J. (1979). Communication and the evolution of society. Boston: Beacon press.

Hampden-Turner, C. (1990). Charting corporate culture. New York: Addison Wesley.

Hampden-Turner, C. (1990). Charting the corporate mind. New York: Free Press.

Hampden-Turner, C. (1981). Maps of the mind. New York: Collier.

Jantsch,E. (1980). The self organizing universe. New York: Pergamon.

Jantsch,E. (1975). Design for evolution. Self-organization and planning in the life of human systems. New York: George Braziller.

Koestler,A. (1979). Janus: A summing up. London: Picador.

Krippner, S. Ruttenber, A.J. Engelman, S.R. & Granger, D.L. (1985). Towards the application of General Systems Theory in humanistic psychology. Systems Research, 2, 105-115.

Laszlo, E. (1996) The Whispering Pond

Laszlo, E. (1995). The Interconnected Universe. New Jersy, World Scientific.

Laszlo, E. (1993). The creative cosmos. A unified science of matter, life, and mind. Edinburgh: Floris Books.

Laszlo, E. (1987). Evolution: The grand synthesis. Boston: New Science Library.

Laszlo,E. (1972a). The systems view of the world. The natural philosophy of the new developments in the sciences. New York: George Brazillier.

Laszlo,E. (1972b). Introduction to systems philosophy. Toward a new paradigm of contemporary thought. San Francisco: Harper.

Lemkow, A. (1995) The wholeness Principle: Dynamics of Unity Within Science, Religion & Society. Quest Books, Wheaton.

Loye, D., & Eisler, R. (1987). Chaos and transformation: implications of nonequilibrium theory for social science and society. Behavioral Science, 32 53-65.

Luhmann, N. (1990). Sistemi sociali. Fondamenti di una teoria generale. [Social systems. Foundations of a general theory.] Il Mulino, Bologna.

Lyotard, J-F. (1979). The postmodern condition: A report on knowledge. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.

Maruyama,M. (1974). Paradigmatology and its applications to cross-disciplinary, cross-professional and cross-cultural-communication. Dialectica, 28, 135-196.

Miller, J.G. 1995[1978]. Living Systems. Niwot, CO: University Press of Colorado.

Montuori, A. & Conti, I. (1993). From power to partnership. San Francisco: Harper Collins.

Montuori, A. (1989). Evolutionary competence: Creating the future. Amsterdam: J. C. Gieben.

Morin, E. (1992). Method. Toward a study of humankind. Volume 1: The nature of nature. New York: Peter Lang.

Ogilvy, J. (1977). Many dimensional man. New York: Harper.

Oliga, J.C. (1988). Methodological foundations of systems methodologies. Systems Practice, 1, 87-112.

Popper, K., Eccles, J. (1981) The Self and its Brain: An Argument for Interactionism.New York, Springer

Sahtouris, E. (1989). Gaia. The human journey from Chaos to Cosmos. New York: Pocket.

Sauk, J. (1983). The Anatomy of Reality.

Senge, P. (1990). The Fifth Discipline. The art and practice of the learning organization. New York: Doubleday.

Greenstein, G. (1988) The Symbiotic Universe. New York, Morrow.

Stacey, R. (1992). Managing the unknowable. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Smuts, J.C, (1926) Holism and Evolution

Watzlawick, P. (Ed.). (1983). The Invented Reality. New York: Norton.

Wheatley, M. (1992). Leadership and the New Science. San Francisco: Berrett Koehler.

Wilber, K. (1977) The Spectrum of Consciousness. Wheaton. Quest Books

Wilber, K. (1977) The Spectrum of consciousness, Quest Books. 2nd edition in 1993. Wilber, K. (1979) No boundary, New Science Library A popularized guide giving an overview of the development process and various types of therapies.

Wilber, K. (1980) The Atman project, Wheaton: The Theosophical Publishing House. Evolution of consciousness in the individual biography. A very rich book integrating many strands of psychological theory.

Wilber, K. (1981) Up from Eden, Boston: Shambala Publications. Evolution of consciousness in the history of humanity. Draws on psychology, history, anthropology, religion, etc.

Wilber, K. (1983) A sociable God, McGraw?-Hill. Sociology of religion.

Wilber, K. (1983) Eye to Eye. The Quest for the New Paradigm, New York: Anchor Press/Doubleday. Revised edition 1989 by Shambala A book on science and knowledge from a transpersonal perspective.

Wilber, K.Engler, J. & Brown, D. P. (1986) Transformations of consciousness, Boston & London: Shambala Publications. A succinct formulation of the spectrum of development, of pathologies and of therapies.

Wilber, K. (1991) Grace and Grit, Boston & London: Shambala Publications. A very accessible introduction to Wilber's perspective through an auto- biographical account of Wilber's relationship to Treya, who died in cancer in 1989.

Wilber; K. (1995) Sex, Ecology, Spirituality. The Spirit of Evolution, Boston & London: Shambala Publications. This is Grand Theory if there ever was one. . . Philosophy, cosmology, spirituality, gender issues, ecology, whatever you want. 800 pages.

Wilber, K (1996) A brief history of everything, Shambala Publications A very accessible “summary” of Sex, Ecology, Spirituality.

Wiener, N. (1967). The human use of human beings. Cybernetics and Society. New York: Avon.

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