A New Management of Life (Toronto Studies in Theology S. v. 75)
By: J.D.R.De Raadt (author)Hardback
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Introduces an approach to science which seeks to understand life and its management in a prophetic manner, regarding the soul and the mind as indivisible parts of humanity. This work proposes a new model for management to sustain and develop work, arts, families, government and industries.
Part 1 The road thus far: the prophet and the philosopher - the prophet, Plato, Aristotle, conclusion; the Christian era - Jesus of Nazareth, Augustine, Aquinas and scholasticism, reformation, post-reformation scholasticism; the modern era - the world as a machine, utilitarian economics, pietism, romanticism, idealism, post-modernity. Part 2 The road ahead: multi-modal systems thinking? - a map of life, understanding; the management of systems - the operational system, metasystem, recursion, management (economic) theory and operational research; systems design - design and the third epistemological break, horizontal integration; conclusion.
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