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Vigorous Application of Derivative Thinking to Derivative Problems


Citations of non-Kairos documents (References)

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Ahmed, Nafeez.  A User's Guide to the Crisis of Civilisation: And How to Save it. Pluto Press, 2010. [summary]

Armstrong, D. Stewart.  Innovative versus Derivative Thinking. GoldSeek.com, 8 December 2005. [text]

Botkin, James W. / Elmandjra, Mahdi / Malitza, Mircea.  No Limits to Learning; bridging the human gap. Pergamon, 1979  ("A Report to the Club of Rome").

Casati, Roberto / Varzi, Achille C.  Holes and Other Superficialities. MIT Press, 1994.

Casati, Roberto / Varzi, Achille C.  Insurmountable Simplicities: thirty-nine philosophical conundrums. Columbia University Press, 2008.

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

Chomsky, Noam / Herman, Edward S.  Manufacturing Consent: the political economy of the mass media. Pantheon Books, 1988.

Diamond, Jared M.  Collapse: how societies choose to fail or succeed. Penguin, 2005.

Froese, Tom.  From Second-order Cybernetics to Enactive Cognitive Science: Varela's turn from epistemology to phenomenology. Systems Research and Behavioral Science, 2011. [text]

Griffin, David Ray.  The New Pearl Harbor: Disturbing Questions About the Bush Administration and 9-11. Olive Branch Press, 2004. [summary]

Griffin, David Ray.  The 9/11 Commission Report: Omissions and Distortions. Olive Branch Press, 2004. [summary]

Griffin, David Ray.  Debunking 9/11 Debunking: An Answer to Popular Mechanics and Other Defenders of the Official Conspiracy Theory. Olive Branch Press, 2007. [summary]

Griffin, David Ray.  9/11 Contradictions: An Open Letter to Congress and the Press. Interlink Publishing Group, 2008.

Griffin, David Ray.  New Pearl Harbor Revisited: 9/11, the Cover-up and the Exposé. Olive Branch Press, 2008.

Griffin, David Ray.  9/11 Ten Years Later: When State Crimes Against Democracy Succeed. Olive Branch Press, 2011.

Griffin, David Ray / Scott, Peter Dale  (Eds.).    9/11 and American Empire: Intellectuals Speak Out. Olive Branch Press, 2006.

Hofstadter, Douglas.  Gödel, Escher, Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid. Basic Books, 1979.

Hofstadter, Douglas.  Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies. Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1995.

Hofstadter, Douglas.  I Am a Strange Loop. Basic Books, 2007.

Hofstadter, Douglas / Sander, Emmanuel.  Surfaces and Essences: analogy as the fuel and fire of thinking. Basic Books, 2013.

Hofstadter, Douglas / Sander, Emmanuel.  L'Analogie. Coeur de la pensée. Editions Odile Jacob, 2013.

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

Kenny, Vincent.  "There's Nothing Like the Real Thing": revisiting the need for a third-order cybernetics. Constructivist Foundations, 4, 2009, 2, pp. 100-111. [abstract]

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

Prothero, Stephen R.  God Is Not One: the eight rival religions that run the world -- and why their differences matter. HarperOne, 2010.

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

Rockström, Johan / Wijkman, Anders.  Bankrupting Nature: Denying our Planetary Boundaries. Routledge, 2012.

Rosen, Steven M.  Dreams, Death, Rebirth: a multimedia topological odyssey into alchemy's hidden dimensions. 2013. [text]

Rosen, Steven M.  Bridging the "Two Cultures": Merleau-Ponty and the Crisis in Modern Physics. 2009. [text]

Rosen, Steven M.  Topologies of the Flesh: a multidimensional exploration of the lifeworld. Ohio University Press, 2006. [excerpts]

Rosen, Steven M.  Dimensions of Apeiron: a topological phenomenology of space, time, and individuation. Value Inquiry Book Series of Editions Rodopi, 2004. [excerpts]

Rosen, Steven M.  Science, Paradox and the Moebius Principle: the evolution of the transcultural approach to wholeness. State University of New York Press, 1994.

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

Saul, John Ralston.  The Unconscious Civilization. House of Ananasi, 1995.

Schon, Donald A.  Generative Metaphor: a perspective on problem setting in social policy. In: Andrew Ortony (Ed.), Metaphor and Thought, Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Schumacher, E. F.  Small Is Beautiful: a study of economics as if people mattered. Harper Perennial, 1973. [summary]

Thom, René.  Structural Stability and Morphogenesis: an outline of a general theory of models. W. A. Benjam, 1972.

Von Foerster, Heinz.  Understanding Understanding: essays on cybernetics and cognition. Springer, 2003. [text]

von Glaserfeld, Ernst.  Cybernetics, Experience and the Concept of Self. In: M. N. Ozer (Ed.), A cybernetic approach to the assessment of children: Toward a more humane use of human beings. Westview Press, 1979, pp. 67-113.

Yolles, Maurice I. / Fink, Gerhard.  Exploring the Common Roots of Culture, Politics and Economics. Business Systems Review, 2, 2013, 2. [text]

Yolles, Maurice I. / Fink, Gerhard.  A General Theory of Generic Modelling and Paradigm Shifts (part 1): the fundamentals. Kybernetes, 44, 2015, 2, pp. 283-298. [abstract]

Yolles, Maurice I. / Fink, Gerhard.  A General Theory of Generic Modelling and Paradigm Shifts (part 2): cybernetic orders. Kybernetes, 44, 2015, 2, pp. 299-310. [abstract]

Yolles, Maurice I. / Fink, Gerhard.  A General Theory of Generic Modelling and Paradigm Shifts (part 3): the extension. Kybernetes, 44, 2015, 2, pp. 311-328. [abstract]

Ziemke, Tom.  Cybernetics and embodied cognition: on the construction of realities in organisms and robots. Kybernetes, 34, 2005, 1/2, pp.118-128. [abstract]

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