Sustainable Flourishing: Recommended Further Reading
David C. Korten, Change the Story, Change the Future: A Living Economy for a Living Earth (Oakland, CA: Berrett-Koehler, 2015). A visionary blueprint for a new way of thinking and living on earth for a flourishing future.
Thomas Berry, The Great Work: Our Way Into the Future(New York: Three Rivers Press, 1999). Apenetrating and visionary account of the enormity of the challenge and opportunity facing humanity in the future.
Fritjof Capra and Pier Luigi Luisi, The Systems View of Life: A Unifying Vision (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014). A comprehensive and deeply insightful review of the systems view of life and its social and philosophical implications.
Evan Thompson, Mind in Life: Biology, Phenomenology, and the Sciences of Mind(Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2007). A profound and thoughtful investigation into the philosophical and spiritual implications of systems thinking.
Stuart Kauffman, At Home in the Universe: The Search for Laws of Self-Organization and Complexity (New York: Oxford University Press, 1995). A mathematically oriented exploration of the cosmological implications of complexity that is also highly accessible to a lay reader.
James Gleick, Chaos: Making a New Science (New York: Penguin, 1987). Ahighly readable account of complexity, introducing the characters and concepts of this new way of understanding the world.
Brian Goodwin, How the Leopard Changed Its Spots: The Evolution of Complexity(Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2001). A thoughtful review of how systems thinking transforms our understanding of biology.