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Prolegomena to Problemology: a definition of social problems


Prolegomena to Problemology: a definition of social problems

Arnopoulos, Paris (1996) Prolegomena to Problemology: a definition of social problems. In: Burkhardt, Helmut, (ed.) Proceedings: Interdisciplinary conference: Knowledge tools for a sustainable civilization: 4th Canadian Conference on Foundations and Applications of General Science Theory: Ryerson Polytechnic University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 8, 9, 10, 1995. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Piscataway, N.J., pp. 190-201. ISBN 0780333659

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This study initiates a rigorous definition of complex problems as the first step in an emerging science of problematics. The short presentation below, is a prerequisite to any scientific treatment of problems, because it lays down the foundations for further systematic and systemic work by outlining the concept, structure, and process of problems and by doing so answer the questions related to the nature, meaning, type, location, time, and solution of the world's most critical issues. Thus, although the study does not go into any depth; it does cover the field of problem analysis exhaustively and sets the basis for more detailed and specialized research.

Divisions:Concordia University > Faculty of Arts and Science > Political Science
Item Type:Book Section
Authors:Arnopoulos, Paris
Editors:Burkhardt, Helmut
Digital Object Identifier (DOI):10.1109/KTSC.1995.569174
ID Code:983183
Deposited By: Danielle Dennie
Deposited On:06 Nov 2017 14:45
Last Modified:18 Jan 2018 17:56


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