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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All these orders of differentiation are surely related to the informational
economics of fission, fusion, and sexual dimorphism. So, returning to ... He
argues that as dreams are to thought, so parthenogenesis is to sexual
reproduction. Thought is ...
But although one important function of the fusion of gametes in sexual
reproduction would seem to be the limitation of deviance, it is also necessary to
stress the contrary function: increasing phenotypic variety. The fusion of random
pairs of ...
If every reproductive cycle of the individual produces millions of larvae, the rising
generation can suffer decimation some ... Above all, in sexual reproduction, the
matching up of chromosomes in fertilization enforces a process of comparison.
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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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