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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NUMBER IS DIFFERENT FROM QUANTITY This difference is basic for any sort
of theorizing in behavioral science, for any sort of imagining of what goes on
between organisms or inside organisms as part of their processes of thought.
It is interesting to look at the biological world in terms of this question: Should the
various instances in which number is exhibited be regarded as instances of
gestalt, of counted number, or of mere quantity? There is a rather conspicuous ...
QUANTITY DOES NOT DETERMINE PATTERN It is impossible, in principle, to
explain any pattern by invoking a single quantity. But note that a ratio between
turn quantities is already the beginning of pattern. In other words, quantity and ...
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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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