Mind and Nature: A Necessary Unity
Dutton, 1979 - 238 pagina's
Renowned for his contributions to anthropology, biology, and the social sciences, Bateson asserts that man must think as Nature does to live in harmony on the earth and, citing examples from the natural world, he maintains that biological evolution is a mental process
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And what Darwin called "natural selection" is the surfacing of the tautology or
presupposition that what stays true longer does indeed stay true longer than what
stays true not so long. daughter: Yes, I know you love reciting that sentence. But
I am inside it and therefore cannot know its outer limits — if it has any. daughter: I
think it's gloomy. What's the point of it all? father: No, no. If you were in love, you
would not ask that question. daughter: You mean that love is the point? father: ...
Consciousness and aesthetics are the great untouched questions. daughter: But
whole rooms in libraries are full of books about those "untouched" questions.
father: No, no. What is untouched is the question: Onto what sort of surface shall ...
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LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - elenchus - LibraryThing
In previous readings of Bateson, not only Mind and Nature, I was left with an impression similar to that from primers on non-Euclidean geometries: fabulist structures from simple premises, but despite ... Volledige review lezen
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Gregory Bateson is to be sipped, not devoured. The years to come will find his thoughts catalyzing the common human consciousness up over the precipice to its next plateau. Read Bateson for the meat ... Volledige review lezen
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