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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This is done by the simple device of multiplying the pathways so that a given
cluster of pathways might consist of hundreds of neurons, of which a certain
percentage would be firing and a certain other percentage would be quiet, thus
giving an ...
In some highly diffuse systems, it is not easy, perhaps not possible, to recognize
either sense organs or pathways along which information travels. Ecosystems
such as a seashore or a redwood forest are undoubtedly self-corrective.
call a bank, providing storage of available alternative pathways of adaptation.
Most of these alternatives remain unused and therefore invisible in any given
individual. Similarly, in the other stochastic system, the gene pool of the
population 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
Every Schoolboy Knows
Multiple Versions of the World
Criteria of Mental Process
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