The ontological constitution of bounding-judging in the phenomenological epistemology of von Bertalanffy's General System Theory
Because closed systems are in a steady state, they are not applicable to living organisms--hence, the need for a general system theory
that can be applied to biology, information theory, cybernetics, and social sciences.
A general system theory
approach to rail freight car fleet sizing.
It is well known that the General System Theory
(GST) was designed as a 'public knowledge' to achieve cross-disciplinary application by employing the isomorphic model which is the basic aim of the GST and General Systems Society built in the middle of 20th century.
The general conceptual framework of the book relates to the attempt to build a general theory of emergence as a general theory of change, corresponding to Von Bertalanffy's project for a general system theory