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A Systems View Of Man

1st Edition

By Ludwig von Bertalanffy


180 pages

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A Systems View of Man explores the historical development of symbolic language, examines the nature of human values, and shows how a current breakdown of symbolic universes contributes to the feeling of meaninglessness so prevalent in modern society.

Table of Contents

1. Man's Universe of Symbols 2. Human Values in a Changing World 3. Comments on Aggression 4. Systems Perspectives on the Problem of Mental Illness 5. A Definition of the Symbol 6. An Etymology of Symbolism 7. The Evolutionary Origins of Symbolism 8. The Mind-Body Problem: A New View 9. General Theory of Systems: Application to Psychology 10. Toward a Generalized Theoretical Model for Psychology 11. Problems of Education in America 12. On Interdisciplinary Study

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General