Mind and Nature: A Necessary Unity
Bantam Books, 1979 - 255 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 m
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We shall see later, especially in Chapter 4, that every descriptive proposition is to
be characterized according to logical typing of subject, predicate, and context.
Similarly, all statements about change require the same sort of precision.
In this chapter, I go on to generalizations that are somewhat more complex in that
the question which I ask takes the immediate, exoteric form: "What bonus or
increment of knowing follows from combining information from two or more
This chapter has defined and exemplified a manner of search, and therefore this
is the moment to raise two questions: For what am I searching? To what
questions have fifty years of science led me? The manner of the search is plain to
me 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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