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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What do you mean by "the inheritance of acquired characteristics"? lamarckian:
That a change in the body induced by environment will be passed on to the
offspring. biologist: Wait a minute, a "change" is to be passed on? What exactly is
to be ...
At the population level, with appropriate selection of pheno- types, environment
and experience will generate better-adapted individuals on which selection can
work. To this extent, the population behaves as a Lamarckian unit. It is no doubt ...
The random component is provided by the system of phenotype in interaction
with environment. The particular acquired characteristics produced in response
to some given change in environment may be predictable. If the food supply is ...
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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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Multiple Versions of the World
Criteria of Mental Process
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