Mind and Nature: A Necessary Unity

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Bantam Books, 1979 - 255 pages
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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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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 ... Read full review

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A great scientist's introduction to epistemology. Read full review

Contents

Every Schoolboy Knows
23
Multiple Versions of the World
69
Criteria of Mental Process
95
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Bateson's work spanned from anthropology and communication theory to his studies of alcoholism and schizophrenia at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Palo Alto, CA.

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