To take a closer look at one of Ackoff's Exemplars, click on the appropriate ball to the left of the subject which interests you.

Euclidian geometry is a building block for conceptualization. (PS 16)
The universal law of gravitation is an example of the laws of a natural mechanical system. (PS 20)
Human beings as examples of purposeful systems. (PS 31)
Examples of fallen socieites. (RF 3)
An example of a belief in the existence of certain things. (PS 82)
Planetary motion as an example of an interdisciplinary experience. (GST 118)

This page was last updated on July 24, 1996, by Rob Sable.