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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Ask your friends, "What is the sum of the first ten odd numbers?" The answers will
probably be statements of ignorance or attempts to add up the series: 1+3 + 5+7+
9 + 11 + 13 + 15 + 17+19. Show them that: The sum of the first odd number is 1.
The sum of the first three odd numbers is 9. The sum of the first four odd numbers
is 16. The sum of the first five odd numbers is 25. And so on. Rather soon, your
friends will say something like, "Oh, then the sum of the first ten odd numbers ...
demonstrate that the next odd number will always add to the sum of the previous
odd numbers just enough to make the next total equal the square of the ordinal
name of that odd number. Represent the first odd number (1) with a unit square: ...
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LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - elenchus - LibraryThing
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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