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Generally True Patterns: A New Natural History of Recognizing Ourselves as a Part of Nature
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,560. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » System Theory
There is a widely held belief that we are exempt from the laws of nature. And further, that we can treat the living earth without regard to consequences. Our species may endure, but our purposeful environmental destruction threatens the survival of wild nature and the civilization we have built. We need to examine what might remedy or mitigate the situation and address the underlying cause.
Thinking Through the Cold War
Price: Free! Words: 207,440. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Thinking Through the Cold War is the first scholarly history of the RAND Corporation from its inception in at the end of World War II through the organization’s diversification from military into social welfare research and policy analysis in the 1960s and 1970s. The book uses RAND as a window on the interaction among national security and social welfare policy making in Cold War America.
Rethinking Systems Analysis and Design
Series: Systems Thinking, Book 4. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,160. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Programming, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Computer science
Systems analysis and design have solved many problems, but they have also created many problems. This unique book tackles crucial analysis and design issues that are glossed over in conventional texts. It recognizes that while many problems are solved with systems analysis and design, many problems are also created.