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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A Necessary Unity Gregory Bateson. First, connection between A and B by virtue
of their being components in the same story. And then, connectedness between
people in that all think in terms of stories. (For surely the computer was right.
No doubt, in asserting the contrast between numbers and quantities, I am close to
asserting an eternal verity, and Augustine would surely agree. But we can reply
to the saint, "Yes, very true. But is that really what you want and mean to say?
There must surely be information that will instruct the egg with regard to the
correct (statistically normal) asymmetry. So far as we know, there is no moment
after fertilization at which this information could be delivered. The order of events
is first ...
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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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