Mind and Nature: A Necessary Unity

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Dutton, 1979 - Philosophy - 238 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 mental process

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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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another wonderful book by gregory - easy to read and amusing at times, it sets out a way of thinking that keeps coming back to the theme that there can be no separation between mind and environment, that if anything, the fact that we are conscious at all is only a function of the 'whole'. 


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