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Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief Approaches to a Science of Life
Word Pictures and Correlations versus Working Models

The correspondence between Phil Runkel and Bill Powers that is reproduced in Dialogue included a number of enclosures. 31 pages of enclosures are reproduced in the book along with all the letters. An additional 328 pages of enclosures are available here.

   

Enclosures:

 

BYTE Articles
The BYTE articles are a book unto themselves
a four-part introduction to PCT and modeling.


byte_june_1979.pdf

byte_july_1979.pdf
byte_aug_1979.pdf
byte_sep_1979.pdf
Cognitive Similarity
Retrospective by Runkel

850909_CognitiveSimilarity.pdf
Handout to accompany talk at conference on OD
Handout by Runkel


860206_Handout.pdf

The Spirit of Organizational Development
Handout by Runkel


860206_SpiritOD.pdf

Generalizing
Manuscript by Runkel


860722_Generalizing.pdf

From Phil to Leslie Hart
Letter


860901_Phil_Hart.pdf

The Philosophy of 'As if'
Excerpts from H. Vaihinger 1925


860915_AsIf.pdf

Brain-Compatible School
Newsletter by Leslie Hart


860915_HartBrainSchool.pdf

Natural Kinds
Excerpts from the essay "Natural kinds" in W.V. Quine (1969).


860918_NaturalKinds.pdf

Answers
Handout by Runkel for class in Management and OD


861203_Answers.pdf

Generalizing, excerpt
Manuscript by Runkel


870724_gen_ch4.pdf

Simultaneous Causation
Manuscript by Runkel


870823_SimultaneousCausation.pdf

Making "things" and explaining things
Manuscript by Runkel


920700_MakingExplaining.pdf

Research on Human Behavior
Excerpts from book by Runkel and McGrath


920910_RunkelMcgrath.pdf

Is behavior probabilistic
Manuscript by Runkel


940418_Probabilistic.pdf

Replication of experiments
Manuscript by Runkel


940418_Replication.pdf

 


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