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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But we shall see as every schoolboy ought to know that logic is precisely unable
to deal with recursive circuits without generating paradox and that quantities are
precisely not the stuff of complex communicating systems. In other words, logic ...
If I use the most homogeneous glass available, polish its surface to the most
exact optical flatness, and control the motion of my stone as precisely as possible
, ensuring an almost precisely vertical impact on the surface of the glass, all my ...
At any rate, he got his prize for creating — no other word would be good enough
for a piece of applied science so nearly usurping the role of deity — creating, I
say, a horse precisely twice the size of the ordinary Clydesdale. It was twice as ...
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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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