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 whole matter of entropy and negentropy (see Glossary) and the contrasts
between the set of generalities associated with these words and those
associated with energy will be dealt with in Chapter 6 in the discussion of the
economics of ...
The interaction between parts of mind is triggered by difference, and difference is
a nonsubstantial phenomenon not located in space or time; difference is related
to negentropy and entropy rather than to energy. 3. Mental process requires ...
Negentropy. See Entropy. Ontogeny. The process of development of the
individual; embryology plus whatever changes environment and habit may
impose. Parallax. The appearance of movement in observed objects, which is
created when ...
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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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