A Theory About Control: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

A Theory About Control

1st Edition

By Jack P. Gibbs

Routledge

392 pages

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Description

This book focuses on a comprehensive theory of control in all its biological, technological, and human dimensions and presents a series of tests, where the theory about control comprises 43 intrinsic statements: fifteen axioms, seven postulates, six transformational statements, and fifteen theorems.

Table of Contents

Part One: Preliminary Considerations 1. Claims and Disclaimers 2. Control, Types of Control, and Power Part Two: The Intrinsic Part of the Theory 3. Control, Supernaturalism, Science, and Education 4. Interrelations Among the Three Basic Types of Control 5. The Remaining Premises 6. Recapitulation and Derivation of Theorems Part Three: The Theory's Extrinsic Part and One Series of Tests 7. The Theory's Extrinsic Part 8. A Series of Tests Part Four: Final Considerations 9. Future Work on the Theory 10. The Notion of Control Reconsidered

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General