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Drack M, 2015. Ludwig von Bertalanffy’s organismic view on the theory of evolution. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution 324B: 77–90. (DOI: 10.1002/jez.b.22611) (invited)

Drack M, Pouvreau D. 2015. On the history of Ludwig von Bertalanffy’s “General Systemology”, and on its relationship to cybernetics – Part III: Convergences and divergences. International Journal of General Systems 44: 523–571. (DOI: 10.1080/03081079.2014.1000642)

Drack M, Gebeshuber I C. 2013. Comment on “Innovation through imitation: biomimetic, bioinspired and biokleptic research” by A. E. Rawlings, J. P. Bramble and S. S. Staniland, Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 6675. Soft Matter 9(7): 2338–2340. (DOI: 10.1039/c2sm26722e) (Top 10 most-read Soft Matter articles in January 2013) PDF

Drack M, Wolkenhauer O. 2011. System approaches of Weiss and Bertalanffy and their relevance for systems biology today. Seminars in Cancer Biology 21(3): 150–155. (DOI: 10.1016/j.semcancer.2011.05.001) (mainly funded by the State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern) (invited)



Wilby J, Rousseau D, Drack M, Midgley G, Billingham Rousseau J, Zimmermann R. 2015. Team 5: Philosophical Foundations for the Modern Systems Movement . Pages 32–42 in: “Systems Thinking: New Directions in Theory, Practice and Application” – Proceedings of the Seventeenth IFSR Conversation, edited by Edson MC, Metcalf GS, Chroust G, Nguyen N, Blachfellner S. Linz (Austria): SEA-SR-41, March 2015, Institute for Telecooperation, Johannes Kepler University Linz. 27.4.–2.5.2014, St. Magdalena / Linz (Austria). (ISBN 978-3-902457-41-7)

Wilby J, Rousseau D, Midgley G, Rousseau J, Drack M, Zimmerman R. 2014. Team 5: Systems Philosophy. Page 9 in: IFSR Newsletter – Official Newsletter of the International Federation for Systems Research 31(2), edited by Edson MC, Metcalf GS, Chroust G. (ISSN 1818-0809; print) (ISSN 1818-0817; electronic)

Drack M, Pouvreau D. 2014. General system theory and cybernetics: differences and commonalities. Pages 419–420 in: Civilisation at the Crossroads Response and Responsibility of the Systems Sciences. Book of Abstracts. European Meetings on Cybernetics and Systems Research EMCSR, edited by Wilby J, Blachfellner S, Hofkirchner W. 22.–25.4.2014, Wien. ISSN: 2227-7803.

Drack M. 2013. Towards the System Heuristics of Paul Weiss. Pages 69–80 in: Annals of the History and Philosophy of Biology 16 (2011), (Formerly: Jahrbuch für Geschichte und Theorie der Biologie), edited by Wissemann V. Göttingen: Universitätsverlag Göttingen. (ISSN 1863-0197)



Drack M. 2015. An affinity to theories in biology. In: Green, S. (ed.), Philosophy of Systems Biology: 5 Questions. Copenhagen: Automatic Press. (in press)

Drack M. 2015. The layer model of Rupert Riedl. In: Zimmermann RE (ed.). Aktuelle Bloch-Studien 2013/2014. Aachen: Shaker. (in press)

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