The original announcement is at https://wiki.st-on.org/2022-01-10.
Structure is an arrangement in space. Process is an arrangement in time. Beyond being, living systems can be seen as becoming.
Are we overlooking time, when we talk about systems thinking? What happens if we base our thinking on a process philosophy?
This session may lead participants to reframe their perceptions of systems.
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David Ing, " Living, Becoming, Process Philosophy: Systems Thinking in Time", Systems Thinking Ontario, Toronto, Canada, January 10, 2022