Bücher und Artikel

This page shows selected publications of BCSSS board members, scientific council members, fellows and coworkers.


2017

Blackmore, C., Foster, N., Collins, K., Ison, R. (2017): Understanding and developing communities of practice through diagramming. In: Oreszczyn, S., Lane, A. (eds.) Mapping environmental sustainability: reflecting on systemic practices for participatory research. London: Policy Press, pp. 155–182

Braga, Adriana, Robert K. Logan (2017): The Emperor of Strong AI Has No Clothes: Limits to Artificial Intelligence. MDPI Information 8, 156-77

Carrigan, M., Coenen, C., Díaz Nafría, J. M., Fuchs-Kittowski, K., Herdin, T., Hofkirchner, W. Zimmermann, R. E. (2017): Workshop: Digital Netizens at the Crossroads of Sharing and Privatising. Proceedings, 1, 269.

Collier, J. (2017): Information dynamics, self-organization, and the implications for management. In:  Hofkirchner, W., Burgin, M. (eds). Future Information Society: Social and Technological Problems. Singapore: World Scientific, 35-57

Díaz Nafría, J. M., Guarda, T. (2017): Is the Internet-of-Things a burden or a leverage for the human condition? Proceedings, 1, 240

Díaz Nafría, J. M. (2017): The ladder of cyber-subsidiarity as a mediation between the autonomous citizens and the commons. Proceedings, 1, 265

Drack, M., Betz, O. (2017): The basis of theory building in biology lies in the organism concept: a historical perspective on the shoulders of three giants. Organisms. Journal of Biological Sciences 1: 69–82. (DOI: 10.13133/2532-5876_2.11) (invited)

Edson, M., Buckle Henning, P., Ferris, T., Hieronymi, A., Ison, R., Metcalf, G., Mobus, G., Nguyen, N., Rousseau, D., Sankaran, S., Tuddenham, P. (2017): Team 3: Exploring the relationship of systems research to systems literacy. In: Systems Literacy: Proceedings of the Eighteenth IFSR Conversation 2016 (Edson, Mary C.; Metcalf, Gary S.; Tuddenham, Peter and Chroust, Gerhard eds.), pp. 64–76

Grathoff, Annette (2017): Proceedings 2017, 1(3), 54; doi:10.3390/IS4SI-2017-03920; „An Evolutionary View on Function Based Stability“ 

Grathoff, Annette (2017): Proceedings 2017, 1(3), 251; doi:10.3390/IS4SI-2017-04012; „Stonier’s Definition for Kinetic and Structural Information Revised

Grathoff, Annette (2017): Proceedings 2017, 1(3), 253; doi:10.3390/proceedings1030253; „Evolutionary Systems. A Manifesto“ 

Hofkirchner, W. (2017): Creating Common Good. The Global Sustainable Information Society as the Good Society. In: Archer, M. S. (ed.), Morphogenesis and Human Flourishing, Springer, Dordrecht, 277-296

Hofkirchner, W. (2017): Imagined futures gone astray. An ontological analysis, Abstract. In: proceedings (3), 239 (doi:10.3390/IS4SI-2017-03957)

Hofkirchner, W. (2017): Information for a Global Sustainable Information Society. In: Hofkirchner, W., Burgin, M. (eds.), The future information society: social and technological problems, World Scientific Series in Information Studies, Vol. 8, World Scientific, Singapore, 11-33

Hofkirchner, W. (2017): Information in Physics and Beyond. The European Physical Journal Special Topics, Vol. 226

Hofkirchner, W. (2017): Information studies and the quest for transdisciplinarity: unity through diversity. World Scientific Series in Information Studies, Vol. 9. World Scientific, Singapore, 548 [co-editor Burgin, M.]

Hofkirchner, W. (2017): Introduction: Information from physics to social science. In: Hofkirchner, W. (ed.), Information in physics and beyond, European Physical Journal Special Topics, Vol. 226, 157-159

Hofkirchner, W. (2017): Introduction: Omnipresence of Information as the Incentive for Transdisciplinarity [co-author Burgin, M.]. In: Burgin, M., Hofkirchner, W. (eds.), Information studies and the quest for transdisciplinarity, World Scientific Series in Information Studies, Vol. 9, World Scientific, Singapore, 1-7

Hofkircher, W. (2017): Introduction: Sociology of Information Processes and the Development of Society [co-author Burgin, M.]. In: Hofkirchner, W., Burgin, M. (eds.), The future information society: social and technological problems, World Scientific Series in Information Studies, Vol. 8, World Scientific, Singapore, 1-7

Hofkirchner, W. (2017): The future information society: social and technological problems. World Scientific Series in Information Studies, Vol. 8. World Scientific, Singapore, 520 [co-editor Burgin, M.]

Hofkirchner, W. (2017): The rationale for complexity thinking and emergentist systemism. In: Philosophy of Education (University Studies), vol. 20, no. 1, 43-51. Also in: The rationale for complexity thinking and emergentist systemism. In: Kochubei, N. V., Nesterovoj, M. O., Adrushenka, V. P. (eds.), Human in Complexity [in Ukrainian], Universitetska Kniga, Kiev, 229-237

Hofkirchner, W. (2017): The Transformation of Global Sustainable Information Society in the Age of Global Challenges. In: Journal of Xi′an Jiaotong University (Social Sciences), vol. 37, no. 1 (141), 1-4. DOI: 10.15896/j.xjtuskxb.20170101 [Chinese]

Hofkirchner, W. (2017): Transdisciplinarity needs Systemism. In: Minati. G., Pessa, E., Licata, I. (eds.), Second Generation General System Theory: Perspectives in Philosophy and Approaches in Complex Systems, Special Issue, Systems, 5, 15, 1-11. DOI:10.3390/systems5010015. Also in: Minati, G., Pessa, E., Licata, I. (eds.), Second Generation General System Theory: Perspectives in Philosophy and Approaches in Complex Systems, MDPI Books, Basel, 57-67

Hofkirchner, W. (2017): World netizenship or barbarism, Abstract. In: proceedings 1 (3), 268 (doi:10.3390/IS4SI-2017-03945)

Hubert, B., Ison, R. (2017): Systems Thinking: Towards Transformation in Praxis and Situations. In: Öborn, I., Vanlauwe, B., Phillips, M., Thomas, R., Brooijmans, W., Atta-Krah, K. (eds.) Sustainable Intensification in Smallholder Agriculture: An integrated systems research approach. London: Earthscan, Routledge, pp. 115–129

Ison, R. (2017): Structural coupling: can ecological economics offer value? In: 12th Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics, 20 – 23 June 2017, Budapest

Ison, R. (2017): Systems Practice: How to Act. In situations of uncertainty and complexity in a climate-change world. 2nd Edition. Springer & The Open University

Ison, R. (2017): Transdisciplinarity as transformation: a cybersystemic thinking in practice perspective. In: Fam, D., Palmer, J., Riedy, C., Mitchell, C. (eds.) Transdisciplinary Research and Practice for Sustainable Outcomes. London: Routledge, pp. 55–73

Ison, R., Biggs, D. (2017): „Frame“ capture – why the war on poaching can never be won: about the John Hanks’ book Operation lock and the war on rhino poaching. Natures Sciences Sociétés, 25(1) pp. 63–69

Ison, R., Wallis, P. J. (2017): Mechanisms for inclusive governance. In: Karar, Eiman ed. Freshwater Governance for the 21st Century. Global Issues in Water Policy (6). Springer, pp. 159–185

Ison, R., Wei, Y. (2017): Watershed systems science – a new paradigm to understand and govern the impact of human activities on the earth’s surface in the Anthropocene. Science China Earth Sciences, 60

Logan, Robert K. (2017): P.S.: The importance of nothing. Zero was the gift from the East that made the scientific revolution in the West possible. Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology 129

Logan, Robert K. (2017): A Media Ecologist/Physicist’s Take on Pope Francis’ Encyclical Laudato Si: An Ecumenical Approach to a Dialogue of Science and Religion. International Journal of Theology and Philosophy

Logan, Robert K. (2017): The Invention of Writing. Chapter in Oxford Handbook of Human Symbolic Evolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press

Midgley G, Nicholson, J., Brennan, R. (2017): Dealing with Challenges to Methodological Pluralism: The Paradigm Problem, Psychological Resistance and Cultural Barriers. Industrial Marketing Management

Midgley, G. (2017): Reflections on the CPTS Model of Interdisciplinarity. In Reason, Faith and Practice in Our Common Home: Festschrift in Honour of Sytse Strijbos. Boshuijzen-van Burken, C., Haftor, D. (eds.). CPTS: Maarssen

Peschl, M.F., Fundneider, T. (2017): Organizations shaping a thriving future. On future-oriented innovations and personal transformation. In: Spieß, B., Fabisch, N. (Eds.), CSR und neue Arbeitswelten. Perspektivwechsel in Zeiten von Nachhaltigkeit, Digitalisierung und Industrie 4.0, pp. 233–249. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Gabler

Peschl, M.F., Fundneider, T. (2017): Uncertainty and opportunity as drivers for re-thinking management: Future-oriented organizations by going beyond a mechanistic culture in organizations. In: Küpers, W., Sonnenburg, S., Zierold, M. (Eds.), ReThinking Management: Perspectives and impacts of cultural turns and beyond, pp. 79–96. Wiesbaden: Springer

Peschl, M.F., Fundneider, T. (2017): Future-oriented innovation. How affordances and potentials can teach us how to learn from the future as it emerges. In: Hofkirchner, W., Burgin, M. (Eds.), The future information society. Social and technological problems, pp. 223–240. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing

Peschl, M.F., Fundneider, T. (2017): How spaces can support knowledge and innovation work. In: Tome, E., Neumann, G., Knezevic, B. (Eds.), Theory and applications in the knowledge economy conference; Proceedings of the international conference TAKE 2017, pp. 21–24. Zagreb: University of Zagreb 

Reynolds, M., Blackmore, C., Ison, R., Shah, R., Wedlock, E. (2017): The role of systems thinking in the practice of implementing sustainable development goals. In: Leal Filho, Walter ed. Handbook of Sustainability Science and Research. Springer, pp. 677–698

Reynolds, M., Shah, R., Wedlock, E., Ison, R., Blackmore, C. (2017): From competence to capability: learning laboratories in postgraduate pedagogy. In: 6th eSTEeM Annual Conference 2017: STEM Futures: Supporting Students to Succeed, 25-26 April 2017, Milton Keynes, UK

Rousseau, D. (2017): Strategies for Discovering Scientific Systems Principles. In: Systems Research and Behavioral Science, Volume 34, Issue 5, 527-536

Rousseau, D. (2017): Systems Research and the Quest for Scientific Systems Principles. In: Systems, Volume 5, Special Issue

Rousseau, D. (2017): Three General Systems Principles and their Derivation: Insights from the Philosophy of Science Applied to Systems Concepts. In: Madni, A. M., Boehm, B., Ghanem, R. G., Erwin, D., Wheaton, M. J. (eds.) Disciplinary Convergence in Systems Engineering Research. Springer

Russell, D., Ison, R. (2017): Fruits of Gregory Bateson’s epistemological crisis: embodied mindmaking and interactive experience in research and professional praxis. Canadian Journal of Communication, 42(3) pp. 485–514

Schwaninger, M. Klocker, J. (2017): Systemic Development of Health Organizations: An Integrative Systems Methodology. In: Qudrat-Ullah H., Tsasis P. (eds.) Innovative Health Systems for the 21st Century. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International: 87-139

Schwaninger, M. (2017): Das Viable System Model als Navigator durch die VUCAD-Welt. SEM Radar 16(1): 89-109

Tilebein, M., Fischer, T., Jeschke, S., Schwaninger, M., Grösser, S. N. (2017): Digitale Welten. Neue Ansätze der Wirtschafts- und Sozialkybernetik. Duncker & Humblot Verlag, Berlin

Vithessonthi, C., Schwaninger, M., Müller, M. O. (2017): Monetary Policy, Bank Lending and Corporate Investment. International Review of Financial Analysis 50:129-142

Zimmermann, R. E., Hofkirchner, W., Díaz Nafría, J. M., Grathoff, A., Sigmund, T., Zhang, X. (2017): Evolutionary Systems. A Manifesto. Proceedings, 1, 253

 

2016

Blachfellner, S. (2016). Future Vision?! Which trajectories do we envision? How to develop the upraising avantgarde! In Avantgarde. European Meetings on Cybernetics and Systems Research 2016. Book of Abstracts. Blachfellner, S.; Werner, T. (ed.). 110-112. Vienna: Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science

Blachfellner, S., Werner, T. (2016). Future Vision? The present future of a Systems Science generation: emcsr avantgarde. In Avantgarde. European Meetings on Cybernetics and Systems Research 2016. Book of Abstracts. Blachfellner, S.; Werner, T. (ed.). I-II. Vienna: Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science

Blachfellner, S., Werner, T. (2016). Avantgarde. European Meetings on Cybernetics and Systems Research 2016. Book of Abstracts. Vienna: Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science

Díaz, N. J. M., Pérez-Montoro, G. M., & Salto, A. F. (2016). glossariumBITri Ed.2 2016. Interdisciplinary Elucidation of Concepts, Metaphors, Theories and Problems Concerning INFORMATION. Ecuador: Universidad Estatal Península de Santa Elena

Drack, M. (2016). The layer model of Rupert Riedl. In: Aktuelle Bloch-Studien 2013/2014, edited by Zimmermann, R. E. 329–xxx: Shaker, Aachen

Gregory, W. J., Midgley, G. (2016). Planning for Disaster: Developing a Multi-Agency Counselling Service. In Operational Research for Emergency Planning in Healthcare: Volume 2. Mustafee, N. (ed.). Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke

Hofkirchner, W. (2016). Ethics from Systems: Origin, Development and Current State of Normativity. In:  Archer, M. S. (ed.), Morphogenesis and the Crisis of Normativity, 279-295: Springer, Dordrecht

Hofkirchner, W. (2016). Relationality in Social Systems. Social Relations in the Focus of Social Theory. In:  Li, W. (ed.), “Für unser Glück oder das Glück anderer”, Vorträge des X. Internationalen Leibniz-Kongresses, Hannover, 18.-23. Juli 2016, Vol. V., 235-243: Georg Olms Verlag, Hildesheim, Zürich, New York

Hofkirchner, W. (2016). The Commons and Global Sustainable Information Society (GSIS). In: Baier, W., Canepa, E., Himmelstoss, E. (eds.), transform! Yearbook 2016: the Enigma of Europe,173-182: Merlin Press, London

Kieninger, P. R., Gugerell, K., Penker, M. (2016). Governance-mix for resilient socio-ecological production landscapes in Austria – an example of the terraced riverine landscape Wachau. In: United Nations University, Satoyama Initiative Thematic Review vol. 2: Mainstreaming concepts and approaches of socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes into policy and decision-making, 36-49

Lange, A., Müller, G.B. (2016). Polydactyly indevelopment, inheritance, and evolution. The Quarterly Review of Biology

Midgley, G. (2016). Four Domains of Complexity. Emergence: Complexity and Organization, 18 (2), 137-150

Nödl, M. T., Kerbl, A., Walzl, M., Müller, G. B., de Couet, H. G. (2016) The cephalopod arm crown: Appendage formation and differentiation in the Hawaiian bobtail squid Euprymna scolopes. Frontiers in Zoology

Peterson, T., Müller, G. B. (2016). Phenotypic Novelty in EvoDevo: The distinction between continuous and discontinuous variation and its importance in evolutionary theory. Evolutionary Biology. Springer US

Rousseau, D., Wilby, J., Billingham, J., Blachfellner, S. (2016). Manifesto for General Systems Transdisciplinarity. In General Systems Transdisciplinarity (Special Issue). Systema: connecting matter, life, culture and technology. Vol. 4 No. 1/2016. 4-14. Hammond, D. (ed.)

Rousseau, D.,Wilby, J., Billingham, J., Blachfellner, S. (2016). A Typology for the Systems Field. In General Systems Transdisciplinarity (Special Issue). Systema: connecting matter, life, culture and technology. Vol. 4 No. 1/2016. 15-47. Hammond, D. (ed.)

Rousseau, D., Wilby, J., Billingham, J., Blachfellner, S. (2016). The Scope and Range of General Systems Transdisciplinarity. In General Systems Transdisciplinarity (Special Issue). Systema: connecting matter, life, culture and technology. Vol. 4 No. 1/2016. 48-60. Hammond, D. (ed.)

Rousseau, D., Billingham, J., Wilby, J., Blachfellner, S. (2016). The Synergy between General Systems Theory and the General Systems Worldview. In General Systems Transdisciplinarity (Special Issue). Systema: connecting matter, life, culture and technology. Vol. 4 No. 1/2016. 61-75. Hammond, D. (ed.)

Rousseau, D., Billingham, J., Wilby, J., Blachfellner, S. (2016). In Search of General Systems Theory. In General Systems Transdisciplinarity (Special Issue). Systema: connecting matter, life, culture and technology. Vol. 4 No. 1/2016. 76-99. Hammond, D. (ed.)

Rousseau, D., Blachfellner, S., Billingham, J., Wilby, J. (2016). A Research Agenda for General Systems Transdisciplinarity. In General Systems Transdisciplinarity (Special Issue). Systema: connecting matter, life, culture and technology. Vol. 4 No. 1/2016. 100-110. Hammond, D. (ed.) 

Schauppenlehner-Kloyber, E., Penker, M. (2016): Between participation and collective action – from occasional liaisons towards long term co-management for urban resilience. Sustainability (Section: Sustainable Urban and Rural Development), 8 (7), 664

Tegegne, A.D., Penker, M., Wurzinger, M. (2016): Participatory Demographic Scenarios Addressing Uncertainty and Transformative Change in Ethiopia. Systemic Practice and Action Research, 29 (3), 277-296: Springer International Publishing

Velez-Castiblanco, J., Brocklesby, J., Midgley, G. (2016). Boundary Games: How Teams of OR Practitioners Explore the Boundaries of Intervention. European Journal of Operational Research, 249, 968-982

Wallot, C., Gebetsroither-Geringer, E., Atun, F., & Werner, L.C. (Eds.) (2016). Understanding Complex Urban Systems. Integrating Multidisciplinary Data in Urban Models. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing

Wallot, C. (2016). Emergent Nested Systems. A Theory of Understanding Complex Systems as well as Case Studies in Urban Systems. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing


2015

Barros, R., Midgley, G., Pinzón, L. (2015). Systemic Intervention for Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning. Systems Research and Behavioral Science, 32(1), 86-105

Braziller, G. (ed.) (2015). Ludwig von Bertalanffy. General System Theory. Foundations, Development, Applications: George Braziller Inc., New York

Hofkirchner, W. (2015). Ethics for a Global Sustainable Information Society. In Information Technology and Society, Interaction and Interdependence, Schriftenreihe Informatik 44, 281–288. Doucek, P., Chroust, G., and Oskrdal, V. (eds.), IDIMT-2015, Trauner, Linz

Hofkirchner, W. (2015). “Mechanisms” at Work in the Information Society. In Generative Mechanisms Transforming the Social Order, 95-112. Archer, M. S. (ed.). Springer, Dordrecht

Laland, K. N., Uller, T., Feldman, M., Sterelny, K., Müller, G.B., Moczek, A., Jablonka, E., Odling-Smee, J. (2015). The Extended Evolutionary Synthesis: Its structure, assumptions, and predictions.

Midgley, G. (2015). Critique of Contingency Frameworks. In Gedenkschrift to Honour Brenda Zimmerman. Michael Quinn Paton (Editor)

Midgley, G. (2015). Systemic Intervention. In The Sage Handbook of Action Research. 3rd Edition. Bradbury-Huang, H. (ed.). SAGE UK

Penker, M., Muhar, A. (2015): What’s actually new about transdisciplinarity? How scholars from applied studies can benefit from cross-disciplinary learning processes on transdisciplinarity. In Gibbs, P. (ed.): Transdisciplinary Professional Learning and Practice. 135-147. Cham Heidelberg NewYork Dordrecht London: Springer International Publishing

Radinger-Peer, V., Penker, M., Chiari, S., Danzinger, G., Enengel, B., Kühnel, F., Sammer, K. (2015): Regional Vulnerability to Climate Change and Energy Provision – Lessons Learned from Transdisciplinary Assessments in Austria and Germany. GAIA – Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society, 24(4), 261-270. oekom verlag München

Rajagopalan, R., Midgley, G. (2015). Knowing Differently in Systemic Intervention. Systems Research and Behavioral Science, 32(5), 546-561

Schauppenlehner-Kloyber, E., Penker, M. (2015): Managing group processes in transdisciplinary future studies: How to facilitate social learning and capacity building for self-organized action towards sustainable urban development?, 57-71: Futures 65

Scott, H. M., Midgley, G., Loneragan, G. H. (2015). Antimicrobials in Animal Agriculture: Parables and Policy. Zoonoses and Public Health, 62 (supplement 1), 3-9

Shen, C. Y., Midgley, G. (2015). Action Research in a Problem Avoiding Culture using a Buddhist Systems Methodology. Action Research, 13(2), 170-193

Zimmermann, R. E. (2015). Metaphysics of Emergence. Part 1: On the Foundations of Systems. MoMo Berlin Philosophische Kontexte Bd. 6. Berlin: Xenemoi Verlag


2014

Collier, J. (2014). Emergence in dynamical systems. Analiza i Egzystencja (Analysis and Existence) 23, 17-40

Collier, J. (2014). Informal pragmatics and Linguistic Creativity.  South African Journal of Philosophy 33(2), 121-129

Collier, J. (2014). Signs Without Minds. Romanini V., Fernandez, E. (eds). Peirce and Biosemiotics: A Guess at the Riddle of Life, Springer

Cronin, K., Midgley, G., Jackson L. S. (2014). Issues Mapping: A Problem Structuring Method for Addressing Science and Technology Conflicts. European Journal of Operational Research, 233, 145-158

Hofkirchner, W. (2014). “Global Sustainable Information Society” – Vision for the Future. In: Academics 188, No.1, Jan. 2014, 254–258. China

Hofkirchner, W. (2014). Idiotism and the Logic of the Third. In: Lakitsch, M. (ed.), Political Power Reconsidered – State Power and Civic Activism between Legitimacy and Violence, Peace Report 2013, 55–76: LIT Verlag, Münster

Hofkirchner, W. (2014). On the Validity of Describing ‘Morphogenic Society’ as a System and Justifiability of Thinking About It as a Social Formation. In: Archer, M. S. (ed.), Late Modernity: Trajectories towards Morphogenic Society, 119-141: Springer, Dordrecht

Hofkirchner, W. (2014). Potentials and Risks for Creating a Global Sustainable Information Society. In: Fuchs, C., Sandoval, M. (eds.), Critique, Social Media and the Information Society, 66-75: Routledge, New York, London

Hofkirchner, W. (2014). The commons from a critical social systems perspective. In: Recerca, no. 14, Special Issue, “New Insights into Relational Goods”, ed. by Donati, P., Calvo, P., 73-91

Laland, K., Uller, T., Feldman, M., Sterelny, K., Müller, G.B., Moczek, A., Jablonka, E. Odling-Smee, J. (2014). Does evolutionary theory need a rethink? Yes, urgently! Nature, 514: 161-164

Logan, R. K. (2014). What is Information? Propagating Organization in the Biosphere, Symbolosphere, Technosphere and Econosphere. Toronto: DEMO Publishing

Mayer, C., Mitteroecker, P., Metscher, B.D., Müller, G.B. (2014). Studying Developmental Variation with Geometric Morphometric Image Analysis (GMIA)

Nicholson, J., Brennan, D., Midgley, G. (2014). Gaining Access to Agency and Structure in Industrial Marketing Theory: a Critical Pluralist Approach. Marketing Theory, 14(4), 395-416

Noble, D., Jablonka, E., Joyner, M., Müller, G.B., Omholt, S. (2014). Evolution evolves: Physiology returns to centre stageThe Journal of Physiology, 592 (11): 2237–2244

Pouvreau, D. (2014). On the history of Ludwig von Bertalanffy’s “general systemology”, and on its relationship to cybernetics – Part II: Contexts and developments of the systemological hermeneutics instigated by von BertalanffyInternational Journal of General Systems, 43/2: 172-275

Pouvreau, D. (2014). The Hermeneutical System of General Systemology: Bertalanffian and Other Early Contributions to Its Foundations and Development. In D. S. Arnold (Ed.) Traditions of Systems Theory, Major Figures and Contemporary Developments (pp. 84-136). New York: Routledge

Wallot, C., Gurr, J. M., & Schmidt, J. A. (Eds.) (2014). Understanding Complex Urban Systems: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Modelling. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing


2013

Collier, J., Stingl, M. (2013). Evolutionary Moral Realism. Biological Theory. 7: 218-226

Flint, C. G., Kunze, I., Muhar, A., Yoshida, Y., Penker, M. (2013): Exploring empirical typologies of human-nature relationships and linkages to the ecosystem services concept. Landscape and Urban Planning 120, 208-217

Hofkirchner, W. (2013). Emergent Information. A Unified Theory of Information Framework. Singapore etc.: World Scientific

Hofkirchner, W. (2013). Self-Organisation as the Mechanism of Development and Evolution in Social Systems. In M. Archer S. (Ed.) Social Morphogenesis (pp. 125-143). Dordrecht: Springer

Midgley, G., Cavana, R. Y., Brocklesby, J., Foote, J., Ahuriri-Driscoll, A., Wood, D. (2013). Towards a New Framework for Evaluating Systemic Problem Structuring Methods. European Journal of Operational Research, 229, 143-154

Midgley, G., Pinzón, L. (2013). Systemic Mediation: Moral Reasoning and Boundaries of Concern. Systems Research and Behavioral Science, 30, 607–632

Pouvreau, D. (2013). The project of “general systemology” instigated by Ludwig von Bertalanffy: Genealogy, genesis, reception and advancement. Kybernetes 42/6, Pages 851-868

Pouvreau, D. (2013). Une histoire de la « systémologie générale » de Ludwig von Bertalanffy – Généalogie, genèse, actualisation et postérité d’un projet herméneutique. Paris: Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS)


2012

Arnellos, A., Bruni, L., El-Hani, C., Collier, J. (2012). Anticipatory Functions, Digital-Analog Forms and Biosemiotics: Integrating the Tools to Model Information and Normativity in Autonomous Biological Agents. Biosemiotics 5: 331-367

Bunge, M. (2012). Evaluating Philosophies. (Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science n. 295). Dordrecht: Springer

Collier, J. (2012). Information, causation and computation. Information and Computation: Essays on Scientific and Philosophical Understanding of Foundations of Information and Computation. Dodig Crnkovic, G., Burgin, M. World Scientific: 89-106

Collier, J. (2012). Interpretants. In: Favereau, D., Cobley, P., Kull, K. (eds). A More Developed Sign: Interpreting the Work of Jesper Hoffmeyer. Tartu Semiotics Library 10, Tartu University Press, Tartu 2012: 175-177

Hofkirchner, W. (2012). Sustainability and Self-Organisation: Sustainability in the Perspective of Complexity and Systems Science and Ethical Considerations.In Nishigaki T. and Takenouchi T. (Eds.) Information Ethics – The Future of Humanities (pp. 191-217). Nagoya City, Japan: V2 Solution

Kornwachs, K. (2012). Strukturen technologischen Wissens. Analytische Studien zu einer Wissenschaftstheorie der Technik. Berlin: Edition Sigma

Morin, E. (2012). Der Weg. Für die Zukunft der Menschheit. Hamburg: Reinhold Krämer Verlag

Vesterby, V. (2012). From Bertalanffy to discipline-independent-transdisciplinarity. ISSS Conference 2012, San José, California


2011

Collier, J., Graeme, C. (2011). A dynamical approach to ecosystem identity. In: Brown, B., de Laplante, K. Peacock, K. Philosophy of Ecology. Dordrecht: North-Holland, 201-218
    
Collier, J. (2011). Holism and emergence: Dynamical complexity defeats Laplace’s Demon. South African Journal of Philosophy. 30, 2: 229-243

Collier, J. (2011). Explaining biological functionality: Is control theory enough?  South African Journal of Philosophy. 30, 1: 53-62

Collier, J. (2011). Kinds of information in scientific use. Cognition, Communication, Co-operation. 9, 2: 295-304

Grace, V., Midgley, G., Veth, J., Ahuriri-Driscoll, A. (2011). Forensic DNA Evidence on Trial: Science and Uncertainty in the Courtroom: Emergent Publications, Litchfield Park AZ

Hofkirchner, W. & Schafranek, M. (2011). General System Theory. In C. Hooker, D.M. Gabbay, P. Thagard, J. Woods (Eds.), Philosophy of Complex Systems, Handbook of the Philosophy of Science (pp. 177-194), Vol. 10, Amsterdam, North Holland

Midgley, G., Pinzón, L. (2011). Boundary Critique and its implications for conflict prevention. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 62, 1543-1554. Springer International Publishing

Midgley ,G. (2011). Theoretical Pluralism in Systemic Action Research. Systems Practice and Action Research, 24, 1-15. Springer US


2010

Chroust, G. & Schoitsch, E. (2010). Systemic aspects of choosing basic architectural patterns in systems design. In J. Gu, J. Xu (Eds.) Proceedings of 2010 General Assembly of International Academy of Systems and Cybernetic Sciences (pp. 18-24), IFSR and IASCYS

Hofkirchner, W. (2010). Teaching transdisciplinarity: the case of ICTs and society. In J. Gu, J. Xu (Eds.), Proceedings of 2010 General Assembly of International Academy of Systems and Cybernetic Sciences (pp. 26-29), IFSR and IASCYS

Midgley, G., Pinzón, L. (2010). The Implications of Boundary Critique for Conflict Prevention. In Basden, A., Haftor, D., Grobler, L. M. J. (eds.). Systems Thinking and Philosophy as Interdisciplinarity. CPTS, Maarssen

Morin, E. (2010). Die Methode: Die Natur der Natur. Vienna: Turia + Kant

Schliefnig, M. (2010). Ein computationales Modell für die Allgemeine Systemtheorie (Computational General System Theory). PhD thesis, Vienna University of Technology

Zehetmayer, B. (2010). …aber vom Menschen wissen wir nichts. Zur systemischen Anthropologie Ludwig von Bertalanffys. In C. Zehetner, H. Rauchenschwandtner, B. Zehetmayer (Eds.), Transformationen der kritischen Anthropologie (pp. 197-212). Vienna: Löcker

Zehetmayer, B. (2010). Eine österreichische Version der Biopolitik: Wo der Anspruch alles erklären zu können wissenschaftliches Vorankommen erschwert. In R. Knoll, M. Benedikt et al. (Eds.), Verdrängter Humanismus, verzögerte Aufklärung. Auf der Suche nach authentischem Philosophieren. Philosophie in Österreich 1951–2000, Band VI (pp. 431-446) Vienna: Facultas


2009

Foote, J.L., Gregor, J. E., Hepi, M. C., Baker, V. E, Houston, D. J., Midgley, G. (2009). The Theory and Practice of Boundary Critique: An Application to Community Involvement in Water Conservation. In Sheffield, J. (ed.). Systemic Development: Local Solutions in a Global Environment. ISCE Publishing, Litchfield Park AZ

Hofkirchner, W. (2009). “Community” – Where to from Here? From “networked individualism” towards “community networks”. Journal of Sociocybernetics,7:62-72


2008

Chroust, G., Drack, M. & Müller, K. H. (2008). Vienna – The Systems Archive – Dream or More? In Trappl, R. (Ed.) Cybernetics and Systems, Proceedings of EMCSR (pp. 595 – 599). Vienna: OSGK

Córdoba, J.-R., Midgley, G. (2008). Beyond Organisational Agendas: Using Boundary Critique to Facilitate the Inclusion of Societal Concerns in Information Systems Planning. European Journal of Information Systems, 17, 125-142. Springer International Publishing

Midgley, G. (2008). Systems Thinking, Complexity and the Philosophy of Science. Emergence: Complexity and Organization, 10(4), 55-73. Emergent Publications


2007

Boyd A, Geerling T, Gregory W, Kagan C, Midgley G, Murray P and Walsh M. (2007). Systemic Evaluation: A Participative, Multi-Method Approach. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 58, 1306-1320. Springer International Publishing

Drack, M. & Apfalter, W. (2007). Is Paul A. Weiss’ and Ludwig von Bertalanffy’s system thinking still valid today? System Research and Behavioral Science, 24: 537-546

Drack, M., Apfalter, W. & Pouvreau, D. (2007). On the Making of a System Theory of Life: Paul A Weiss and Ludwig von Bertalanffy’s Conceptual ConnectionThe Quarterly Review of Biology, 82: 349-373

Foote, J., Baker, V., Gregor, J., Hepi, M., Houston, D., Midgley, G. (2007). Systems Thinking for Community Involvement in Water Conservation. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 58, 645-654

Midgley, G., Ahuriri-Driscoll A., Baker, V., Foote, J., Hepi, M., Taimona, H., Rogers-Koroheke, M., Gregor, J., Gregory, W., Lange, M., Veth, J., Winstanley, A., Wood, D. (2007). Practitioner Identity in Systemic Intervention: Reflections on the Promotion of Environmental Health through Māori Community Development. Systems Research and Behavioral Science, 24, 233-247

Midgley, G., Richardson, K. (2007). Systems Thinking for Community Involvement in Policy Analysis. Emergence: Complexity and Organization, 9, 167-183. Emergent Publications

Pouvreau, D. & Drack, M. (2007). On the history of Ludwig von Bertalanffy’s “General Systemology”, and on its relationship to Cybernetics – Part I: Elements on the origins and genesis of Ludwig von Bertalanffy’s “General Systemology”International Journal of General Systems, 36: 281-337

Shen, C.-Y., Midgley, G. (2007). Toward a Buddhist Systems Methodology 1: Comparisons between Buddhism and Systems Theory. Systemic Practice and Action Research, 20, 167-194


2006

Córdoba, J.-R., Midgley, G. (2006). Broadening the Boundaries: An Application of Critical Systems Thinking to IS Planning in Colombia. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 57, 1064-1080. Springer International Publishing

Midgley, G. (2006). Reflections on the CPTS Model of Interdisciplinarity. In Strijbos, S. and Basden, A. (eds.). In Search of an Integrative Vision of Technology: Interdisciplinary Studies in Informations Systems. Springer, New York

Midgley, G. (2006). Systemic Intervention for Public Health. American Journal of Public Health, 96, 466-472

Midgley, G. (2006). Systems Thinking, Complexity and the Philosophy of Science. In Basden, A., Mirijamdotter, A., Strijbos, S. (eds.). Integrating Visions of Technology. CPTS, Maarssen

Midgley, G. (2006). Systems Thinking for Evaluation. In Williams, R., Imam, I. (eds.). Systems Concepts in Evaluation: An Expert Anthology. EdgePress, Point Reyes CA

Ossimitz, G. & Lapp, C. (2006). Systeme. Denken und Handeln. Das Metanoia-Prinzip. Eine Einführung. Hildesheim: Franzbecker

Pouvreau, D. (2006). Une biographie non officielle de Ludwig von Bertalanffy (1901-1972). Wien: BCSSS

Richardson, K., Gregory, W., Midgley, G. (2006). Systems Thinking and Complexity Science: Insights for Action: ISCE Press, Boston MA


2005

Davidson, M. (2005). QuErDenken! Leben und Werk Ludwig von Bertalanffys. Wien: Peter Lang

Hofkirchner, W. (2005). Ludwig von Bertalanffy. Forerunner of Evolutionary Systems Theory. In: Gu, J. & Chroust, G. (Eds.), The New Role of Systems Sciences For a Knowledge-based Society. Proceedings of the First World Congress of the International Federation for Systems Research, Kobe, Japan


2004

Foote, J., Baker, V., Gregor, J., Houston, D., Midgley, G. (2004). Boundary Critique and Community Involvement in Watershed Management. In Dew, K., Fitzgerald, R. (eds.) Challenging Science: Science and Society Issues in New Zealand. Dunmore Press, Palmerston North

Midgley, G. (2004). Five Sketches of Post-Modernism: Implications for Systems Thinking and Operational Research. Organizational Transformation and Social Change, 1, 47-62

Midgley, G., Ochoa-Arias, A. E. Community Operational Research: OR and Systems Thinking for Community Development. Kluwer, New York

Midgley, G. (2004). Reflections on the CPTS Model of Interdisciplinarity. In, Interdisciplinarity and the Integration of Knowledge. De Vries, M.J., Bergvall-Kareborn, B., and Strijbos, S. (eds.). CPTS, Amersfoort, the Netherlands

Midgley, G., Reynolds, M. (2004). Systems/Operational Research and Sustainable Development: Towards a New Agenda. Sustainable Development, 12, 56-64

Midgley, G. (2004). Systems Thinking for the 21st Century. International Journal of Knowledge and Systems Sciences, 1, 63-69


2003

Córdoba, J.-R., Midgley, G. (2003). Addressing Organisational and Societal Concerns: An Application of Critical Systems Thinking to Information Systems Planning in Colombia. In Cano, J. (ed.). Critical Reflections on Information Systems: A Systemic Approach. Idea Group, Hershey

Midgley, G. (2003). Science as Systemic Intervention: Some Implications of Systems Thinking and Complexity for the Philosophy of Science. Systemic Practice and Action Research, 16, 77-97

Midgley, G (2003). Systems Thinking, Volume I: Systems Science, Cybernetics and Complexity. SAGE UK, London

Midgley, G. (2003). Systems Thinking, Volume II: Systems Theories and Modelling. SAGE UK, London

Midgley G (2003). Systems Thinking, Volume III: Second Order Cybernetics, Systemic Therapy and Soft Systems Thinking. SAGE UK, London

Midgley G (2003). Systems Thinking, Volume IV: Critical Systems Thinking and Systemic Perspectives on Ethics, Power and Pluralism. SAGE UK, London


2002

Midgley, G. (2002). Boundary. In Daellenbach, H., Flood, R. L. (eds.). The Informed Student Guide to Management Science. Thompson Learning, London

Midgley, G., Boyd, A., Geerling, T., Gregory, W., Kagan, C., Murray, P., Walsh, M. (2002). Systemic Evaluation: Three Flexible and Inclusive Approaches. Revista Gerencia y Políticas de Salud, 1(2), 5-17

Midgley, G. (2002). Critical Systems Thinking. In Daellenbach, H., Flood, R. L. (eds.). The Informed Student Guide to Management Science. Thompson Learning, London

Midgley, G. (2002). Community Operational Research. In Daellenbach, H., Flood, R. L. (eds.). The Informed Student Guide to Management Science. Thompson Learning, London

Midgley, G., Daellenbach, H. (2002). Problem Structuring Methods. In Daellenbach, H., Flood, R. L. (eds.). The Informed Student Guide to Management Science. Thompson Learning, London

Midgley, G., Reynolds, M. (2002). Operational Research and Environmental Management: A New Agenda. In Ragsdell, G., West, D., Wilby, J. (eds.). Systems Thinking and Practice in the Knowledge Age. Kluwer/Plenum, New York. Springer US


2001

Midgley, G., Ochoa-Arias, A. E. (2001). Unfolding a Theory of Systemic Intervention. Systemic Practice and Action Research, 14, 615-650

Midgley, G. (2001). Rethinking the Unity of Science. International Journal of General Systems, 30, 379-409

Midgley, G. (2001). Systems Thinking for the 21st Century. In Ragsdell, G. and Wilby, J. (eds.). Understanding Complexity. Kluwer/Plenum, New York. Springer US


2000

Córdoba, J.-R., Midgley, G., Torres, D. (2000). Rethinking Stakeholder Involvement: An Application of the Theories of Autopoiesis and Boundary Critique in IS Planning. In Clarke, S., Lehaney, B. (eds.). Human-Centered Methods in Information Systems: Current Research and Practice. Idea Group, Hershey

Gregory, W., Midgley, G. (2000). Planning for Disaster: Developing a Multi-Agency Counselling Service. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 51, 278-290. Springer International Publishing

Midgley, G., Gu, J., Campbell, D. (2000). Dealing with Human Relations in Chinese Systems Practice. Systemic Practice and Action Research, 13, 71-96. Springer International Publishing

Pinzón, L., Midgley, G. (2000). Developing a Systemic Model for the Evaluation of Conflicts. Systems Research & Behavioral Science, 17, 493-512