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Transcending an Asystemic View of Life


Citations of non-Kairos documents (References)

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Beer, Stafford.  Platform for Change. Wiley, 1975.

Boulding, Kenneth E.  Ecodynamics: A New Theory of Societal Evolution. Sage. 1978.

Brown, Lester.  Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization. W. W. Norton, 2008. [text]

Brown, Lester.  Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization. W. W. Norton, 2009. [text]

Brown, Lester.  World on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse. W. W. Norton, 2011. [text]

Brown, Lester.  Full Planet, Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity. W. W. Norton, 2012. [text]

Capra, Fritjof.  The Hidden Connections. HarperCollins, 2002. [summary]

Capra, Fritjof.  The Turning Point: science, society, and the rising culture. Bantam Books, 1982. [summary]

Capra, Fritjof.  The Tao of Physics: an exploration of the parallels between modern physics and eastern mysticism. Shambhala, 1975. [summary]

Capra, Fritjof / Luisi, Pier Luigi.  The Systems View of Life: a unifying vision. Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Cerulo, Karen A.  Never Saw It Coming: cultural challenges to envisioning the worst. University of Chicago Press, 2006.

Deacon, Terrence W.  Incomplete Nature: how mind emerged from matter. W. W. Norton, 2011.

Deacon, Terrence W.  What's Missing from Theories of Information? In: Paul Davies and Niels Henrik Gregersen (Eds.), Information and the Nature of Reality: From Physics to Metaphysics. Cambridge University Press, 2010, pp. 146-169. [text]

de Bono, Edward.  Six Thinking Hats. Back Bay Books, 1985.

de Bono, Edward.  Six Action Shoes. Longman Higher Education, 1991.

de Bono, Edward.  Six Value Medals: the essential tool for success in the 21st Century. Ebury Press, 2005.

de Bono, Edward.  Six Frames: For Thinking About Information. Vermilion, 2008.

Diamond, Jared M.  Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed Collapse. Viking, 2005.

Fuller, R. Buckminster.  Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth. Lars Müller Publishers 2008. [summary]

Galtung, Johan / Inayatullah, Sohail.  Macrohistory and Macrohistorians: perspectives on individual, social and cvilizational change. Piraeger, 1997.

Gidley, Jennifer M.  The Evolution of Consciousness as a Planetary Imperative: an integration of integral views. Integral Review: a transdisciplinary and transcultural journal for new thought, research and praxis, 2007, 5, p. 4-226. [text]

Goldsmith, Edward.  The Way: an ecological world-view. University of Georgia Press, 2008.

Haskell, Edward F.  Full Circle: the moral force of unified science. Gordon and Breach, 1972.

Havel, Vaclav.  Distutbing the Peace. Faber and Faber, 1997.

Holling, C. S. / Gunderson, L. H.  (Eds.).    Panarchy: understanding transformations in human and natural systems. Island Press, 2002.

Holling, C. S.  and Craig R. Allen (Eds.). Discontinuities in Ecosystems and Other Complex Systems. Columbia University Press, 2008.

Homer-Dixon, Thomas.  The Upside of Down: catastrophe, creativity and the renewal of civilization. Knopf, 2006.

Lakoff, George / Johnson, Mark.  Philosophy In The Flesh: the embodied mind and its challenge to western thought. Basic Books, 1999.

Lakoff, George / Johnson, Mark.  Metaphors We live By. University of Chicago Press, 1980.

Lakoff, George / Núñez, Rafael E.  Where Mathematics Comes From: how the embodied mind brings mathematics into being. Basic Books, 2001.

L´szló, Ervin.  Goals for Mankind: Report to the Club of Rome on the New Horizons of Global Community. Hutchinson, 1977.

L´szló, Ervin.  Inner Limits of Mankind: Heretical Reflections on Today's Values, Culture and Politics. Oneworld, 1989.

Luhmann, Niklas.  Essays on Self-Reference. Columbia University Press, 1990.

Luisi, Pier Luigi.  Mind and Life: discussions with the Dalai Lama on the nature of reality. Columbia University Press, 2009.

Maruyama, Magoroh.  Polyocular Vision or Subunderstanding?. Organization Studies, 25, 2004, pp. 467-480. [abstract]

Merton, Thomas.  The Way of Chuang Tzu. New Directions, 1970.

Morozov, Evgeny.  The Net Delusion: the dark side of internet freedom. PublicAffairs, 2012.

Ormerod, Paul.  Why Most Things Fail: evolution, extinction and economics. Wiley; 2005. [extracts]

Posey, Darrell A.  (Ed.).    Cultural and Spiritual Values of Biodiversity. United Nations Environmental Programme and Intermediate Technology Publications, 1999.

Ramo, Joshua Cooper.  The Age of the Unthinkable: why the New World Disorder constantly surprises us and what we can do about it. Little, Brown and Company, 2009.

Randers, Jorgen.  2052: A Global Forecast for the Next Forty Years. Chelsea Green, 2012.

Raworth, Kate.  A Safe and Just Space for Humanity: can we live within the doughnut?. Oxfam, February 2012. [text]

Rescher, Nicholas.  Ignorance: on the wider implications of deficient knowledge. University of Pittsburgh Press, 2009.

Rescher, Nicholas.  Aporetics: rational deliberation in the face of inconsistency. University of Pittsburgh Press, 2009.

Rescher, Nicholas.  Unknowability: an inquiry into the limits of knowledge. Lexington Books, 2009.

Rescher, Nicholas.  Paradoxes: their roots, range, and resolution. Open Court, 2001.

Rescher, Nicholas.  The Limits of Science. University of Pittsburgh Press, 1999.

Rescher, Nicholas.  The Strife of Systems: an essay on the grounds and implications of philosophical diversity. University of Pittsburgh Press, 1985.

Rockströhm, Johan / Steffen, W. L.  Planetary Boundaries: exploring the safe operating space for humanity, Ecology and Society, 14, 2009, 2.

The Royal Society. People and the Planet. The Royal Society Science Policy Centre, 2012 [text]

Sahtouris, Elisabet.  Gaia: the human journey from chaos to cosmos. Pocket, 1989.

Sahtouris, Elisabet.  EarthDance: living systems in evolution. iUniverse, 2000. [contents]

Saul, John Ralston.  The Unconscious Civilization. Free Press, 1995.

Taleb, Nassim Nicholas.  The Black Swan: the impact of the highly improbable. Random House, 2007.

Taleb, Nassim Nicholas.  Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder. Random House, 2012.

Turner, Graham.  A Comparison of the Limits to Growth with Thirty Years of Reality. CSIRO, 2007. [text]

Zuckerman, Ethan.  Rewire: digital cosmopolitans in the Age of Connection. W. W. Norton, 2013.

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