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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The essence of epigenesis is predictable repetition; the essence of learning and
evolution is exploration and change. In the transmission of human culture, people
always attempt to replicate, to pass on to the next generation the skills and ...
Steps to an Ecology of Mind, I have called this Learning II, or deutero- learning.)
The whole matter is a little difficult to grasp because we have been taught to think
of learning as a two-unit affair: The teacher "taught," and the student (or the ...
But it is conceivable (and in the more complex processes of learning, it is
evidently so) that the ability to achieve certain somatic changes is subject to
learning. It is as if the man could improve or reduce his ability to tan under
sunlight. In such a ...
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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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