Mind and Nature: A Necessary Unity

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Bantam Books, 1979 - Philosophy - 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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User Review  - Kim - Goodreads

I liked Bateson's premise that the world is aesthetic, and his definition of aesthetic is "responsive to the pattern which connects." Here's what I wrote in my blog about it... ...Bateson discusses ... Read full review

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User Review  - Vironika Tugaleva - Goodreads

There's nothing like it in the world. What a gentle, thoughtful, poignant, and careful disassembly of the world around us. And an equally careful reassembly. If you are willing to apply it, there are new worlds to be experienced on every page. 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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