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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Only the ideas are immanent, embodied in their examples. And the examples are
, again, no-things. The claw, as an example, is not the Ding an sich; it is precisely
not the "thing in itself." Rather, it is what mind makes of it, namely, an example ...
highly valued, but this example of doubled information differs from most of the
other cases offered in this chapter in that explanation contains no new
information different from what was present in the description. Indeed, a great
deal of the ...
It is surprising to find how rare are cases in the nonorganic world in which some
A responds to a difference between some B and some C. The best example I can
think of is the case of an automobile traveling over a bump in the road.
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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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