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Technology is a Reflection of Natural Systems

  • J. L. Elohim

Abstract

Learning from nature, when doing technological work, requires nowadays a scientific approach. We put forward a theoretical scheme based on systems ideas to facilitate the search for such an approach. We propose the following hypothesis: Technology is a reflection of the knowledge that human beings have about nature, which is strictly conceived as a set of systems in evolution.

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© The World Organisation of General Systems and Cybernetics 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. L. Elohim
    • 1
  1. 1.E. S. I. M. E. Postgraduate CoursesInstituto Politecnico NacionalMexico 21, D. F.Mexico

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