SYSTEM (Co-) 1)2)4)
Any system whose activity is closely coupled to the activity of the system under consideration.
In living beings, co-systemic activity may respond to commensalism, mutualism, symbiosis or parasitism.
The co-system differs from the subsystem as it maintains a clearly distinct identity.
By analogy, the concept can be extended to human systems: for example in economy, an entreprise is connected with many co-systems, as f. ex. suppliers, clients, labor unions, governmental offices, etc…
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- 2) Methodology or model
- 3) Epistemology, ontology and semantics
- 4) Human sciences
- 5) Discipline oriented
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