Suggested Reading

Ayres, Robert U. Materials and the Environment. In M.B. Bever ed. Concise Encyclopedia of Materials Economics, Policy and Management. Pergamon Press, Oxford, 1993.

Barney, Gerald O. The Global 2000 Report to the President. U. S. Government Printing Office, 1982.

Bateson, Gregory. Steps to an Ecology of Mind. Ballantine paperback, New York, 1972.

Bateson, Gregory. Mind and Nature: A Necessary Unity. Bantam Books, 1980.

Beer, Stafford. Designing Freedom. CBC Massey Lectures 1973.

Beer, Stafford. The Heart of Enterprise. John Wiley, London, 1979.

Berlinski, David. On Systems Analysis: An Essay Concerning the Limitations of Some Mathematical Methods in the Social, Political and Biological Sciences. MIT Press, Cambridge Mass. 1976.

Berlinski, David. A Tour of the Calculus. Random house Inc. New York, 1995.

Berlinski, David. The Advent of the Algorithm: The Idea that Rules the World. Harcourt Inc. New York, 2000.

Bertalanffy, Ludwig von. General System Theory. George Braziller, 1968.

Bohm, David and F. David Peat, Science, Order and Creativity. Bantam Books, Toronto, 1987.

Boulding, Kenneth, Ecodynamics. Sage Publications, London, 1978.

Boulding, Kenneth E. Can There be Models of Sustainable Development? in The Brundtland Challenge and The Cost of Inaction, Alex Davidson and Michael Dence, editors, The Institute for Research on Public Policy and the Royal Society of Canada, 1988.

Burns, Tom R., Thomas Baumgartner, and Philippe DeVille. Man, Decisions, Society: The Theory of Actor-System Dynamics for Social Scientists. Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, New York, 1985.

Burns, Tom R., Thomas Baumgartner, and Philippe DeVille. The Shaping of Socio-Economic Systems: The Application of the Theory of Actor-System Dynamics to Conflict, Social Power, and Institutional Innovation in Economic Life. Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, New York, 1986.

Campbell, Jeremy. Grammatical Man: Information, Entropy, Language and Life. Simon and Schuster, New York, 1982.

Capra, Fritjof. The Turning Point. Simon & Schuster, New York, 1982.

Capra, Fritjof, Criteria of Systems Thinking. Futures, October, 1985.

Capra, Fritjof. The Web of Life: A New Scientific Understanding of Living Systems. Anchor Books, New York, 1996.

Casti, John L. Alternate Realities: Mathematical Models of Nature and Man. John Wiley and Sons, New York, 1989.

Casti, John L. Would-Be Worlds: How Simulation is Changing the Frontiers of Science. John Wiley & Sons Inc. New York, 1997.

Checkland, Peter. Systems Thinking, Systems Practice. John Wiley and Sons, 1981.

De Rosnay, Joel. The Macroscope: The New World Scientific System. Translated from the French by Robert Edwards. Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, 1979.

Dennett, Daniel C. Kinds of Minds: Towards an Understanding of Consciousness. BasicBooks, 1996.

Diamond, Jared. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies. W.W. Norton & Company, New York, 1997.

Dorfman, Robert, Paul A. Samuelson, Robert M. Solow. Linear Programming and Economic Analysis. McGraw Hill, New York, 1958.

Erlich, Paul and Robert Ornstein. New World New Mind: Moving Toward Conscious Evolution. Simon and Schuster Inc. New York, 1989.

Findeisen, W. et al. Control and Coordination in Hierarchical Systems. John Wiley and Sons, Toronto, 1980.

Forrester, Jay. World Dynamics. Wright-Allen Press, 1971.

Franklin, Ursula. The Real World of Technology. CBC Massey Lectures, 1990.

Fuller, R. Buckminster. Critical Path. St. Martin's Press, New York, 1981.

Gault, F.D., R.B. Hoffman, and B.C. McInnis, The Path to Process Data. Futures, October, 1985.

Gault, F.D., K.E. Hamilton, R.B. Hoffman, and B.C. McInnis, The Design Approach to Socio-Economic Modelling. Futures, February, 1987.

Gell-Mann, Murray. The Quark and the Jaguar: Adventures in the Simple and the Complex. W.H. Freeman and Co., New York, 1994.

Georgescu-Roegan, Nicholas. The Entropy Law and the Economic Process. Harvard University Press, Cambridge Mass., 1971.

Glieck, James. Chaos Theory: Making a New Science. Viking, New York, 1987.

Gould, Stephen Jay. The Structure of Evolutionary Theory. The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass, 2002.

Hawkin, Paul. The Ecology of Commerce. Harper Collins, New York, 1992.

Hirsh, Fred, Social Limits to Growth. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass., 1976.

Holland, John H., Echoing Emergence: Objectives, Rough Definitions, and Speculations for Echo Class Models. Santa Fe Institute. 1993.

Holland, John H., Emergence: from Chaos to Order. Helix Books, Addison-Wesley, Reading Mass. 1998.

Homer-Dixon, Thomas. Environment, Scarcity, and Violence. Princeton, 1999.

Homer-Dixon, Thomas. The Ingenuity Gap. Alfred A. Knopf, Toronto, 2000.

Jantsch, Erich. The Self-Organizing Universe: Scientific and Human Implications of the Emerging Paradigm of Evolution. Pergamon Press, 1980.

Kauffman, Stuart. At Home in the Universe: The Search for the Laws of Self-Organization and Complexity. Oxford University Press, New York, 1995.

Kay, Alan C. Computers, Networks and Education. Scientific American: The Computer in the 21st Century, Special Issue, 1995.

Kelly, Kevin. Out of Control: The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems, and the Economic World. Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., 1994.

King, Alexander and Bertrand Schneider. The First Global Revolution: a Report by the Council of the Club of Rome. Pantheon Books, New York, 1991.

Koopmans, T.C. (ed) Activity Analysis of Production and Allocation. John Wiley and Sons Inc., New York, 1951.

Kuhn, Thomas S. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1962, Second Edition, enlarged, 1970.

Laszlo, Ervin. Evolution, The Grand Synthesis. Shambhala Publications Inc., Boston, 1987.

Laszlo, Ervin. The Systems View of the World. Hampton Press, Cresshill, NJ, 1996.

Laszlo, Ervin. Macroshift: Navigating the Transformation to a Sustainable World. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., 2001.

Leontief, Wassily. Input-Output Economics. Oxford University Press, New York 1966, expanded edition 1985.

Leontief, Wassily. The Dynamic Inverse. in Carter, A.P. and A. Brody eds. Contributions to Input-Output Analysis. North Holland, Amsterdam, 1970.

Leontief, Wassily et al. The Future of the World Economy. Oxford University Press, 1977. Documentation of the United Nations world model.

Leontief, Wassily. Input-Output Analysis. in M.B.Bever ed. Concise Encyclopedia of Materials Economics, Policy and Management Pergamon Press, Oxford, 1993.

Lewin, Roger. Complexity: Life on the Edge of Chaos. MacMillan, New York, 1992.

Maturana, Humberto R. and Francisco J. Varella. The Tree of Knowledge: The Biological Roots of Human Understanding. New Science Library, Shambhala, Boston, 1987.

Maturana, Humberto R. and Francisco J. Varella. Autopoiesis and Cognition. D Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht, Holland, 1980.

Meadows, Donella H., Dennis L. Meadows, J. Randers, and W. W. Behrens. The Limits to Growth. Universe Books, New York, 1972.

Meadows, Dennis L. Dynamics of Growth in a Finite World. Wright-Allen Press, 1974.

Meadows, Donella and J. M. Robinson. The Electronic Oracle: Computer Models and Social Decisions. John Wiley and Sons, 1985.

Meadows, Donella, Gerhart Bruckmann and John. Robinson. Groping in the Dark: The First Decade of Global Modelling. John Wiley and Sons, 1982.

Meadows, Donella, Dennis L. Meadows, Jorgen Randers. Beyond the Limits. McClelland and Stewart, 1992.

Mesarovic, Mihajlo et al. Theory of Hierarchical Multilevel Systems. Academic Press, 1970.

Mesarovic, Mihajlo and Eduard Pestel. Mankind at the Turning Point: The Second Report to the Club of Rome. Dutton, New York, 1974. Documentation of the Mesarovic/Pestel model.

Mesarovic, Mihajlo D., David L. McGinnis, and Dalton A. West. Cybernetics of Global Change: Human Dimension and

Managing of Complexity. MOST Policy Papers 3. UNESCO, Paris, 1996.

Prigogine, Ilya and Isabelle Stengers, Order Out of Chaos: Man's New Dialogue with Nature. Bantam Books, Toronto, 1984.

Prigogine,Ilya. Time, Chaos, and The Two Cultures. In The John C. Polanyi Nobel Laureates Lectures, Science and Society, 1994.

Prigogine, Ilya. The End of Certainty: Time, Chaos, and the New Laws of Nature. The Free Press, New York, 1997.

Schwartz, Peter. The Art of the Long View. Doubleday, New York, 1991.

Senge, Peter. A Crisis of Perception. in The Systems Thinker, Vol. 3, No. 10, December 1992-January 1993. Pegasus Communications, Cambridge MA.

Senge, Peter. The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization. Doubleday, New York, 1990.

Simon, Herbert. The Sciences of the Artificial. Second Edition, The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1982.

Taylor, Alastair M. Time-Space-Technics: The Evolution of Societal Systems and World-Views. In World Futures: The Journal of General Evolution, Vol 54, Number 1, 1999.

Wack, Pierre. The Gentle Art of Re-perceiving. (two-part article) Harvard Business Review. "Scenarios: Uncharted Water Ahead" September-October, 1985. " Scenarios: Shooting the Rapids" November-December, 1985.

Waldrop, M. Mitchell. Complexity: The Emerging Science at the Edge of Order and Chaos.. Simon and Schuster, New York, 1992.

Weiner, N. Cybernetics. MIT Press, Cambridge Mass., 1948 and J. Wiley, New York, enlarged edition, 1961.

Wheatley, Margaret J. Leadership and the New Science: Learning About Organization from an Orderly Universe. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, San Francisco, 1992.

White, Robert M.. The Dynamics of Sustainable Economic Growth. Reprinted CACOR Proceedings, Series 1 Number 8.

Wilson, Edward O. Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1998.

Wojciechowski, Jerzy A. The Age of Reckoning. Presented at Pacem in Mirabus XXVI, Halifax, November 1998 and published in Proceedings of the Canadian Association for the Club of Rome, <>, Series 1, Number 28, Winter 1998-99.

World Commission on Environment and Development. Our Common Future. United Nations, New York, 1987.

Zeigler, Bernard P. et al. Theory of Modeling and simulation: Integrated Discrete Event and Continuous Complex Dynamic systems. Second Edition. Academic Press. San Diego, 2000.

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