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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respond. Simple actions apparently respond to reinforcement applied according
to the rules of operant conditioning. But ways of organizing simple actions, which
in our descriptions of behavior we might call "guessing," "discrimination," "play," ...
He showed that in many cases, perhaps in every case he tested, two contrasting
but related animal forms will have this in common: that if one form is drawn (say,
in profile) on simple orthogonal Cartesian coordinates (e.g., on squared paper), ...
It's that simple. daughter: Simple? father: Yes. Simple. I mean the proposition that
that is what must be done is simple and clear. I don't mean that the doing will be
simple. i daughter: Well. How would you begin? father: II n'y a que le premier ...
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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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