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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He discarded an asymmetry in size in favor of a deeper symmetry in formal
relations. Yes, indeed, the two claws are characterized (ugly word) by embodying
similar relations between parts. Never quantities, always shapes, forms, and ...
But to the human being — and even the trained ethologist is often surprised —
the relations between component signals are confused. However, the human "
understands" the cat by putting the pieces together as if he really knew what is ...
However, from the point of view of this book, this solution to the otherwise
perplexing problems of use and disuse is an important illustration of the relation
between genetic or somatic change and, beyond that, of the relation between
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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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