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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Without context, words and actions have no meaning at all. This is true not only of
human communication in words but also of all communication whatsoever, of all
mental process, of all mind, including that which tells the sea anemone how to ...
In other words, all that the tautology affords is connections between propositions.
The creator of the tautology stakes his reputation on the validity of these
connections. Tautology contains no information whatsoever, and explanation (the
same language as the words top and bottom. Right and left are words of an inner
language; whereas top and bottom are parts of an external language. If the man
is looking south and his image is looking north, the top is upward in himself 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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