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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If, for example, before genetic change (by mutation or, more probably, by
reshuffling of genes), the tolerance for a given variable were within the limits 5 to
7, then a genetic change that would change the limits to a new value, 7 to 9,
would have ...
In this facet of the communication from somatic change through natural selection
to the gene pool of the population, it is important to note a. That somatic change
is hierarchic in structure. b. That genetic change is, in a sense, the highest ...
Similarly, in the other stochastic system, the gene pool of the population is
nowadays believed to be exceedingly ... In the case of random genetic change,
the new state of DNA is in existence from the moment of fertilization but will
perhaps not ...
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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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