A Systems View of Ervin Laszlo, from One Generation to the Next: An Edited and Annotated Autobiographical Piece
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
World Futures 67 (4-5):219 - 243 (2011)
This article represents a concerted Laszlo effort. What you will find here is a collection of autobiographical reflections written by Ervin Laszlo that speaks to his involvement with the field of systems thinking and his impact on it, interspersed with comments and illustrative examples on points of special interest. As such, this essay should be read as a reflection piece?one in which a new generation of Laszlos muse on the power and inspiration of the vision that has served as a platform not only for them but for many others in the systems community as well. To understand Ervin Laszlo and his contributions to the systems view of the world, one must place him in context?both ontologically and epistemologically. This narrative will do both, first presenting a chronological overview of his personal history up to the present and subsequently exploring the world of ideas and ideals that he traversed (and continues to traverse with unrelenting momentum). However, this narrative will inevitably be nonlinear, and bits and pieces of his adventure in thought are woven into his chronological development and vice-versa
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Ervin Laszlo (2003). The Consciousness Revolution: A Transatlantic Dialogue: Two Days with Ervin Laszlo, Stanislav Grof, and Peter Russell. Elf Rock Productions.
Ervin Laszlo & David Loye (eds.) (1998). The Evolutionary Outrider: The Impact of the Human Agent on Evolution: Essays Honoring Ervin Laszlo. Praeger.
Maurice Lagueux (1974). The Systems View of the World. Par Ervin Laszlo. New-York, G. Braziller, 1972. Pp. VIII, 131. $2.45. [REVIEW] Dialogue 13 (4):815-818.
Stanislav Grof (2006). Ervin Laszlo's Akashic Field and the Dilemmas of Modern Consciousness Research. World Futures 62 (1 & 2):86 – 102.
Christian De Quincey (2006). I.C.E. World Information, Consciousness, Energy. World Futures 62 (1 & 2):47 – 55.
Ervin Laszlo (1975). The Systems View of the World: The Natural Philosophy of the New Developments in the Sciences. Blackwell.
Chris Laszlo & Ervin Laszlo (2012). A Review of “HOPE: Healing Our People & Planet”. [REVIEW] World Futures 68 (1):69 - 74.
Ervin Laszlo (2013). The Optimal Worldshift Strategy In Light Of Complex Systems Theory. World Futures 69 (2):61 - 64.
Ervin Laszlo (1971). Systems and Structures? Toward Bio-Social Anthropology. Theory and Decision 2 (2):174-192.
Ervin Laszlo (1981). Biperspectivism: An Evolutionary Systems Approach to the Mind-Body Problem. Zygon 16 (2):151-164.
Arthur Saniotis (2009). Encounters with the Religious Imagination and the Emergence of Creativity. World Futures 65 (7):464 – 476.
Christopher M. Bache (2006). Reincarnation and the Akashic Field: A Dialogue with Ervin Laszlo. World Futures 62 (1 & 2):114 – 126.
Ervin Laszlo (1972). Systems Philosophy: A Symposium. The Case for Systems Philosophy. Metaphilosophy 3 (2):123–141.
Ervin Laszlo (1996). Comments on Harman's Paper. World Futures 47 (2):112-114.
Added to index2011-07-15
Total downloads24 ( #164,459 of 1,911,031 )
Recent downloads (6 months)6 ( #113,906 of 1,911,031 )
How can I increase my downloads?