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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To follow the example of the entity, we should define "stability" always by
reference to the ongoing truth of some descriptive proposition. The statement "
The acrobat is on the high wire" continues to be true under impact of small
breezes and ...
An explanation has to provide something more than a description provides and,
in the end, an explanation appeals to a tautology, which, as I have defined it, is a
body of propositions so linked together that the links between the propositions ...
An aggregate of linked propositions in which the validity of the links between
them cannot be doubted. The truth of the propositions is not claimed. Example:
Euclidean geometry. Taxon. A unit or aggregate in the classification of animals or
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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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