Critical Heuristics of Social Planning: A New Approach to Practical Philosophy
July 1995, ©1983
"Critical Heuristics will be recognised as a very important book in the emerging systems discipline and will hold a significant position for many years to come". Peter B. Checkland, University of Lancaster, England.
"An outstanding contribution to an adequate philosophical and heuristic framework for critical social inquiry and design". C. West Churchman, University of California, Berkeley, USA.
"The book fills a major gap in the literature on the systems tradition". Michael C. Jackson, University of Hull, England.
"Drawing on a profound knowledge of both Anglo American systems theory and German practical philosophy, this book belongs to the best studies I have seen on the normative foundations of planning and systems design." Horst Steinmann, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany.
"Mandatory for libraries in the field of planning". John Friedmann, University of California, Los Angeles, USA.
Karl R. Popper's Critical Rationalism: Blind Criticism?
Jurgen Habermas' Critical Theory: Toward a Transformed Transcendental Approach.
FROM KANTIAN A PRIORI SCIENCE TO CRITICAL HEURISTICS.
Introduction to Kantian A Priori Science.
Kantian A Priori Science and the Systems Idea: The Critically-Heuristic Turn.
Kantian A Priori Science and the Process of Unfolding: The Dialectical Turn.
Toward a "Purposeful Systems" Paradigm of Planning.
Project Cybersyn: The Chilean Experience with Cybernetics, 1971-73.
Health Systems Planning: The Case of the 1976 Areawide Health Systems Plan for Central Puget Sound.