(Note: "Systemics" is used as a convenient short schrift usefully
introduced for "General Systems" which I consider ambiguous or "Systems
Science", which I consider inexact and pretentious)

Charles Francois

The five most basic

ASHBY, W. Ross An Introduction to Cybernetics
Chapman & Hall, London, 1956
BERTALANFFY, Ludwig von General Systems Theory
Braziller, New York, 1968
FRANCOIS, Charles (Ed) International Encyclopedia of
Systems and Cybernetics
Saur Verlag, Munchen, 1997
MILLER, James Living Systems
Mac Graw Hill, New York, 1978
WARFIELD, John A Science of Generic Design
Iowa State Univ., Ames, 1994

Five more

MINATI, Gianfranco & COLLEN, Arne Introduction to Systemics
Eagleye Bks Int., Walnut Creek,
CA, 1997
ESPEJO, Raul & The Viable System Model (St.Beer)
HARNDEN, Roger (Eds) Wiley, New York, 1989
HAKEN, Herman Synergetics: An Introduction
Springer, Berlin, 1983
von FOERSTER, Heinz Observing Systems
Intersystems, Seaside CA, 1981
WIENER, Norbert Cybernetics
Wiley, New York, 1948

28 more, also quite significant

ACKOFF, Russell & EMERY, On Purposeful Systems
F.E. (Eds) Aldine Atherton, Chicago, 1972
ADAMS, Richard The 8th Day: Social Evolution as
Self Organization of Energy
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ALLEN, T.F.H. & STARR, Hierarchy: Perspectives for
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BANATHY, Bela A Systems View of Education
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BEISHON, J. & PEETERS, Systems Behavior
Geoff (Eds) Open Univ. Press, London, 1972
BATESON, Gregory Steps to an Ecology of the Mind
Paladin, U.K., 1973
BODEN, Margaret (Ed) Dimensions of Creativity
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BONNER, John T. Cells and Societies .
Princeton Univ. Press, NJ, 1955
CANNON, Walter The Wisdom of the Body
Norton, New York, 1963
CASTI, John Complexification
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CHECKLAND, Peter Systems Thinking, Systems Practice
Wiley, New York, 1981
EMERY, F.E. (Ed) Systems Thinking
Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1969
EIGEN, Manfred & The Hypercycle
SCHUSTER, Peter Springer, Berlin, 1979
FORRESTER, Jay Industrial Dynamics
MIT Press, Cambridge, Ms, 1961
FLOOD, Robert & JACKSON, Critical Systems Thinking
Michael (Eds) Wiley, Chichester, 1991
KLIR, George (Ed) Facets of Systems Science
Plenum Press, New York, 1991
KORZYBSKI, Alfred Science and Sanity
Inst. of Gen. Semantics, 1959
MATURANA, Humberto & Autopoiesis of Cognition
VARELA, Francisco (Eds) Reidel, Boston, 1980
ODUM, Howard T. Systems Ecology: An Introduction
Wiley, New York, 1983
PASK, Gordon Conversation, Cognition and
Elsevier, New York, 1975
SCHIEVE, W.C. & ALLEN, Self-Organization and Dissipative
P.N. (Eds) Structures
Univ. of Texas, Austin, 1982
SELYE, Hans The Stress of Life
Mac Graw Hill, New York, 1975
SHANNON, C. & WEAVER, W. The Mathematical Theory of
Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, 1949
THOMPSON, D'ARCY W. On Growth and Form
Cambridge Univ. Press, London,
1952 (original in 1916)
van GIGCH, John Applied General Systems Theory
Harper & Row, New York, 1978
von GLASERSFELD, Ernest Radical Constructivism
Falmer Press, London, 1995
von NEUMANN, John The General and Logical Theory of
Simon & Schuster, N. York, 1956
WALDROP, Mitchell Complexity: The Emerging Science at
at the Edge of Chaos
Simon & Schuster, N. York, 1993




ERCEAU, J & FERBER, J L'Intelligence artificielle
La Recherche, Nr 233, 1991
LAVILLE, Charles Mecanismes biologiques de l'Atome et de
l'Etre vivant
Dunod, Paris, 1950
LE MOIGNE, Jean-Louis La Theorie de Systeme General
Presses Univ. France, Paris, 1990
MEYER, Francois Problematique de l'Evolution
Presses Univ. France, Paris, 1954
ROSNAY, Joel de Le Macroscope
Le Seuil, Paris, 1975
THOM, Rene Stabilite Structurelle et Morpho-
W.A.Benjamin, Reading, Mass, 1970
VALLEE, Robert Cognition et Systeme: Essai d'Epis-
L'Interdisciplinaire, Lyon-Limonest, 1995
VENDRYES, Pierre Vers la Theorie de l'Homme
Presses Univ. France, Paris, 1973


BRESCH, Carsten Zwischenstufe Leben: Evolution ohne
Pieper & Co, Munchen, 1977
DRESS, A., HENDRIKS, H. Selbst-Organization:Die Entstehung
& KUPPERS, G. und Ordnung in Natur und
Pieper & Co, Munchen, 1986
EIGEN, M & WINKLER, R. Das Spiel
Pieper & Co, Munchen, 1975
HAKEN, Hermann Erfolgsgeheimnisse der Natur
Deutsche Verlag Anstalt, Stuttgart
LUHMANN, Niklas Soziale Systeme: Grundriss einer
allgemeine Theorie
Suhrkamp, Frankfurt, 1984
STEINBUCH, Karl Die Lernmatrix
Kybernetik, 1, 1961
SZILARD, Leo Uber die Entropieverminderung in
einer thermodynamische System bei
Eingriffen intelligenter Wesen
Zeitschr. fur Physik, 53, 1929
WATZLAWICK, Paul (Ed) Einfuhrung in den Konstruktivismus
Pieper & Co, Munchen, 1992




FRANCOIS, Charles Diccionario de Teoria General de
Sistemas y Cibernetica
GESI-AATGSC, Buenos Aires, 1992
JOHANSEN BERTOGLIO, Oscar Introduccion a la Teoria General de
Limusa, Mexico, 1985
MARGALEF, Ramon La Biosfera entre la Termodinamica
y el Juego
Omega, Barcelona, 1980
RODRIGUEZ DELGADO, Rafael Teoria de Sistemas y Gestion de las
Instituto Andino de Sistemas,
Lima, 1994
VOLTES BOU, Pedro La Teoria General de Sistemas
Hispano-Europeo, Barcelona, 1978


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