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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Or perhaps the big theoretical step might have occurred in France and evolved
from the ideas of Claude Bernard who, in the late nineteenth century, discovered
what later came to be called the homeostasis of the body. He observed that the ...
isting, supposedly, in the outside universe quite regardless of whether we sense
it or not, becomes the cause of an event, a step function, a sharp change in the
state of the relationship between my fingertip and the surface of the blackboard.
Step by step around the circuit, my language had the general form: A change in A
determines a change in B. And so on. But when the description reaches the place
from which it (arbitrarily) started, there is a sudden change in this syntax.
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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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