Carrying Von Bertalanffy’s baton: Systems, complexity and network science, Part 3

Title: Carrying Von Bertalanffy’s baton: Systems, complexity and network science, Part 3 Author: Dr. Burgert Senekal, University of the Free State. Ensovoort, volume 42 (2021), number 6: 2 Abstract   The first two articles in this three-part article series showed how network science realised the vision of Von Bertalanffy. In the current article, concepts such… Continue reading Carrying Von Bertalanffy’s baton: Systems, complexity and network science, Part 3

Carrying Von Bertalanffy’s baton: Systems, complexity and network science, Part 2

Title: Carrying Von Bertalanffy’s baton: Systems, complexity and network science, Part 2Author: Dr. Burgert Senekal, University of the Free State.Ensovoort, volume 42 (2021), number 6: 1 Abstract Ludwig von Bertalanffy wrote extensively on General Systems Theory (GST) and defined and discussed the properties of systems. In the current article, Von Bertalanffy’s views on aspects such… Continue reading Carrying Von Bertalanffy’s baton: Systems, complexity and network science, Part 2

Carrying Von Bertalanffy’s baton: Systems, complexity and network science, Part 1

Title: Carrying Von Bertalanffy’s baton: Systems, complexity and network science, Part 1 Author: Dr. Burgert Senekal, University of the Free State. Ensovoort, volume 42 (2021), number 5: 3 Abstract Ludwig von Bertalanffy formulated his General Systems Theory (GST) shortly after World War II. He envisaged an umbrella science that would unite the scientific endeavour by… Continue reading Carrying Von Bertalanffy’s baton: Systems, complexity and network science, Part 1