Posted on May 19, 2008 by Eva Schiffer
“It may have been possible in the past, for things to have happened in isolation, but from this time forth, the world must be seen as an organic whole, everything affects everything.”
(Polibius, born c. 200, Megalopolis, Arcadia, Greece, died c. 118 BC)
Steeve Ebener, who uses social network analysis in the context of accessibility of health care for the WHO, pointed me to this very early predecessor of modern day SNA.
Filed under: Other people's work, theoretical considerations