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Encycl. unif. , No. 1,63-75,1938. 32. BEER, STAFFORD, Cybernetics and Management, English Universities Press, London, 1959, p. 18. 33. , An outline of general system theory, Brit. J. Phil. Sei. 1 (1950) 134. 34. , Problems of Life: An Evaluation of Modern Biological and Scientific Thought, Harper Torchbooks, New York, 1960 (originally published by Watts, London, 1952). 35. , and RAPAPORT, A. ), General Systems Yearbook, Mental Health Research Institute, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Of course it must not be forgotten that single-celled animals can also grow and develop and maintain a particular shape, and therefore development can be determined by sub-cellular factors also. The principles involved in the development of unicellular and multicellular organisms may or may not be the same, but for present purposes only multicellular animals will be treated here, and therefore the concept of cell as unit is retained. For the same reason we are not for the present interested in the development of the egg cell before fertilisation.

Biol. 5 (3) (1963) 389-97, at p. 397. 28. DUCROCQ, ALBERT, The Origins of Life, Elek Books, London, 1957 (originally published as Logique de la Vie, Julliard, Paris, 1965), p. 109. 29. ASHBY, W. , An Introduction to Cybernetics, Chapman & Hall, London 1956, p. 2, 1/3. 30. , p. 3, 1/5. 28 CYBERNETICS AND DEVELOPMENT 31. MORRIS, C. , Foundations of the theory of signs, Int. Encycl. unif. , No. 1,63-75,1938. 32. BEER, STAFFORD, Cybernetics and Management, English Universities Press, London, 1959, p.

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