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Dialogue Concerning the
Two Chief Approaches
to a Science of Life

Word Pictures and Correlations
versus Working Models

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 About Bill Powers      
 About Phil Runkel



Throughout this volume, Phil and Bill exchange candid assessments of the players, methods and dominant approaches in psychology and the social sciences, and the difficulties that go with advocating an entirely new framework for doing science. You follow Phil Runkel's thinking as he comes to grips with PCT thanks to Bill Powers's patient tutoring, understands it and its significance, and develops his subsequent books: Casting Nets and Testing Specimens, and People as Living Things.

610 pages, 8.25x11 inches, paperback. © 2011 Living Control Systems Publishing, Hayward, CA. ISBN 0-9740155-1-2


For media :


Press release issued December 30, 2010


Letter explaining what Dialogue is all about


William T. Powers: Biographical sketch, CV, and Publications


Press release issued March 31, 2011


Enclosures are listed and can be downloaded here


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