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 creature reaches a size or age or stage at which growth simply stops (i.e., is
stopped by chemical or other messages within the organization of the creature).
The cells, under control, cease to grow and divide. When controls no longer ...
There is always a partly predictable and therefore rather regular relation between
message and referent, that relation indeed never being direct or simple.
Therefore, if B is going to deal with A's indication, it is absolutely necessary that B
The answer, of course, is that these loops will carry messages about the behavior
of the whole system. In a sense, the original simple circuit already contained such
information ("It's going too fast"; "it's going too slow"), but the next level will ...
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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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