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 that this particular sort of conflict between the individual and
the statistical has dogged the development of evolutionary theory from the time of
Lamarck onward. If Lamarck had asserted that changes in environment would ...
cess of transmission of culture is a sort of hybrid or mix-up of the two realms. It
must attempt to use the phenomena of learning for the purpose of replication
because what the parents have was learned by them. If the offspring miraculously
Do any of the genetic messages and static signs that determine the phenotype
have the sort of syntax (for lack of a better word) which would divide "typological"
from "synthetic" thinking? Can we recognize, among the very messages which ...
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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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