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A strategy for the future; the systems approach to world order.


New York, G. Braziller [1974] .
ISBN 0807607436, 9780807607435

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Subjects Futurologie.
Politik.
Progress.
Progrès.
System theory.
Systèmes, Théorie des.
Description xvi, 238 pages 22 cm
Copyright Date [1974]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Also issued online.
Contents I. The systems approach to world order : Anatomy of the next conceptual synthesis : The need for conceptual synthesis ; Prospects for a scientific synthesis ; The promise of general systems theory -- The systems view of future world order : Four criteria for theories of world order ; Framework for a general systems theory of world order ; Norms for a future world order -- II. A strategy for the future : The individual and world order : the strategy of popular involvement : The "can" problem ; The "ought" problem -- Phase one: the raising of world-system consciousness : Objectives of the first phase ; Implementation of the objectives ; A scenario for transition -- Phase two: the ecofeedback information-decision flow : The ecofeedback concept ; Ecofeedback and biofeedback ; Simulation of the normative world ; The response mechanisms ; A scenario for transition -- Phase three: the world homeostat system : Design for a world homeostat ; Ascenario for transition -- Global homeostasis: an evaluation of the means and the ends : Toward global homeostasis ; The strategies of meeting the need ; Evaluation of the means ; Evaluation of the ends ; Beyond the world homeostat system.
Genre Zukunftsbild.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1085556
(OCoLC)ocm01085556
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WorldCat Identities Laszlo, Ervin, 1932-
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