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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Most cautious is perhaps the assertion that the larvae or embryos of a given
species commonly resemble the larvae of a related species more closely than the
adults resemble the adults of the related species. But even this very cautious ...
In principle, neither random genetic change accompanied by natural selection
nor random processes of trial and error in thought accompanied by selective
reinforcement will necessarily work for the good of either species or individual.
And at ...
A stochastic system of evolutionary change in which two or more species interact
in such a way that changes in species A set the stage for the natural selection of
changes in species B. Later changes in species B, in turn, set the stage for the ...
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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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