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Bateson, Gregory 1904-1980

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Steps to an ecology of mind; collected essays in anthropology, psychiatry, evolution, and epistemology by Gregory Bateson( Book )

143 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 2,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gregory Bateson was a philosopher, anthropologist, photographer, naturalist and poet, as well as the husband and collaborator of Margaret Mead. This anthology of his major work contains a foreword by his daughter Mary Catherine Bateson
Mind and nature : a necessary unity by Gregory Bateson( Book )

136 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic book summarizes Gregory Bateson's thinking on the subject of the patterns that connect living beings to each other and to their environment. Bateson's classic transdisciplinary work presents us with tools of thought, and explores the presuppositions of science and everyday life. This book has influenced scholars in disciplines as diverse as biology, management theory. creativity research, family therapy, communication, systems theory, and epistemology.-- Publisher description
Angels fear : towards an epistemology of the sacred by Gregory Bateson( Book )

72 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Angels Fear is the final sustained thinking of the great Gregory Bateson, written in collaboration with his anthropologist daughter, Mary Catherine Bateson. Here we have set out before us Bateson's natural history of the relationship between ideas. Gregory Bateson, one of the most influential and original thinkers of the 20th century, spent his life (he died in 1980 before completing this book) exploring the nature of mental process and its connection with the biological world. His search to fine "the pattern which connects all living things culminated in the writing he did for Angels Fear." "The book incorporates writing by both father and daughter, including essays written by Gregory in the last years before his death."--Jacket
Communication, the social matrix of psychiatry by Jurgen Ruesch( Book )

33 editions published between 1951 and 2008 in English and held by 1,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The integration of psychiatry into the mainstream of American society following World War II involved rethinking and revision of psychiatric theories. While in the past, theories of personality had been concerned with the single individual, this pioneering volume argues that such theories are of little use. Instead, the individual must be seen in the context of social situations in which rapid advances in communication technology have brought people closer together, changing their behavior and self-expression. Ruesch and Bateson show that following World War II mass communication and culture have become so pervasive that no individual or group can escape their influences for long. Therefore, they argue that processes of psychoanalysis must now consider the individual within the framework of a social situation. Focusing upon the larger societal systems, of which both psychiatrist and patient are an integral part, they develop concepts that encompass large-scale events as well as happenings of an individual nature. They have outlined this relationship in a unified theory of communication, which encompasses events linking individual to individual, individual to the group, and ultimately, to events of worldwide concern. The term social matrix, then, refers to a larger scientific system, of which both the psychiatrist and the patient are integral parts. Jurgen Ruesch was professor of psychiatry at the University of California School of Medicine and director of the section of Social Psychiatry at the Langley Porter Neuropsychatric Institute in San Francisco. Gregory Bateson taught at Columbia University, the New School for Social Research, Harvard University, Stanford University, and the University of California, Santa Cruz. Among his books are Naven, Steps to an Ecology of Mind, Mind and Nature: A Necessary Unity, Angels Fear: Towards an Epistemology of the Sacred, and A Sacred Unity: Further Steps to an Ecology of
Naven, a survey of the problems suggested by a composite picture of the culture of a New Guinea tribe drawn from three points of view by Gregory Bateson( Book )

31 editions published between 1936 and 1994 in English and French and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growth and culture; a photographic study of Balinese childhood by Margaret Mead( Book )

6 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About Bateson : essays on Gregory Bateson by Gregory Bateson( Book )

7 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Individual, communication, and society : essays in memory of Gregory Bateson( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sacred unity : further steps to an ecology of mind by Gregory Bateson( Book )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perceval's narrative; a patient's account of his psychosis, 1830- 1832 by John Perceval( Book )

23 editions published between 1961 and 1974 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La nouvelle communication by Gregory Bateson( Book )

31 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gregory Bateson. Erving Goffman. Edward T. Hall. Paul Watzlawick. Des noms auxquels s'accrochent des titres ou des idées-forces - la "double contrainte" (ou double bind), la "présentation de soi", la "dimension cachée", l'"école de Palo Alto", etc. Mais c'est à peu près tout. D'où viennent ces auteurs ? En quoi sont-ils liés entre eux ? Où et comment travaillent-ils ? À ces questions, peu de réponses aisément accessibles. D'où la nécessité d'une introduction à ce vaste courant que l'on peut appeler celui de la "Nouvelle Communication" : la communication n'y est plus définie comme une simple affaire à deux, mais comme un système circulaire, un orchestre dont chacun fait partie et où tout le monde joue en suivant une partition invisible. Une ample introduction est ici suivie d'un choix de textes déjà classiques, puis d'entretiens où les auteurs expliquent de façon vivante leur démarche et leurs objectifs. [4e de couv.]
Rigor & imagination : essays from the legacy of Gregory Bateson( Book )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers presented at a conference in honor of Gregory Bateson, held at Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, Calif., from Feb. 15-18, 1979, and sponsored by the International Communication Association, Speech Communication Association, and San Francisco State University
Schizophrenie und Familie : Beiträge zu einer neuen Theorie by Gregory Jackson( Book )

34 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in German and Undetermined and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melanesian Pidgin phrase-book and vocabulary : with grammatical introduction by Robert A Hall( Book )

12 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trance and dance in Bali by Gregory Bateson( Visual )

18 editions published between 1900 and 2006 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the themes of trance and dance in the rituals and religion of Bali through a form of the kris dance, a Balinese ceremonial dance drama in which the struggle between the witch and the dragon is played out to the accompaniment of comic interludes and violent trance seizures. Filmed at the village of Pagoetan, 1937-39
Studies in symbolism and cultural communication( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vers une écologie de l'esprit by Gregory Bateson( Book )

22 editions published between 1977 and 1991 in French and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La communication chez les cétacés, la schizophrénie, la théorie de l'évolution : ce sont quelques-uns des domaines qu'explore Gregory Bateson dans ce second tome de Vers une écologie de l'esprit. Le lecteur y trouvera un exposé de la théorie du double bind (double contrainte), situation de communication où un individu reçoit à la fois deux injonctions contradictoires telles que, s'il obéit à l'une, il est forcé de désobéir à l'autre. Dans cette lignée, s'élabore une nouvelle conception de la communication et de l'évolution, qui renverse nombre d'idées reçues. Ce volume rassemble la deuxième partie de Forme et pathologie des relations (schizophrénie et double contrainte), qui comprend notamment le texte célèbre Vers une théorie de la schizophrénie; Biologie et évolution (changements somatiques, communication chez les cétacés, réexamen de la "loi de Bateson "); Épistémologie et écologie (cybernétique, but conscient, différence); et Crise dans l'écologie de l'esprit (pathologies de l'épistémologie, crise, civilisation urbaine). [Source : 4ème de couv.]
Communication et societe by Gregory Bateson( Book )

10 editions published in 1988 in French and Undetermined and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melanesian pidgin English; grammar, texts, vocabulary by Robert A Hall( Book )

8 editions published between 1943 and 1980 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margaret Mead, Gregory Bateson, and highland Bali : fieldwork photographs of Bayung Gedé, 1936-1939 by Gerald Sullivan( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1936 anthropologist Margaret Mead and her husband, Gregory Bateson, retreated from lowland Bali, which was the focal point of much scholarly and tourist activity, to the remote village of Bayung Gede in the island's central highlands. They wrote relatively little about their work in this place, which Mead called "our village, way up in the mountains, a lovely self-contained village," but they did leave behind a remarkably rich and extensive photographic record of their time there." "Margaret Mead, Gregory Bateson, and Highland Bali includes 200 photographs that the couple took between 1936 and 1939, the vast majority of which have never before been published. They vividly capture the everyday lives of the men, women, and children of Bayung Gede, their homes, the temples in and around the community, and many other fascinating details of village life not featured in Mead and Bateson's publications." "In a substantial introductory essay, Gerald Sullivan, who selected the photographs, uses excerpts from fieldnotes and correspondence to illuminate Mead and Bateson's ethnographic work."--Jacket
 
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Naven, a survey of the problems suggested by a composite picture of the culture of a New Guinea tribe drawn from three points of view
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Bateson 1904-1980

Bateson, G.

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Goergy Bateson

Gregory Bateson amerykański antropolog

Gregory Bateson angloamerikanischer Ethnologe, Kybernetiker und Philosoph

Gregory Bateson angol-amerikai antropológus, biológus, társadalomtudós, kibernetikus, filozófus és pszichológus

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Бейтсон, Грегори

Бейтсон, Грегори 1904-1980

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گرگوری بیتسون

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格雷戈里·贝特森

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Mind and nature : a necessary unityAngels fear : towards an epistemology of the sacredCommunication, the social matrix of psychiatryNaven, a survey of the problems suggested by a composite picture of the culture of a New Guinea tribe drawn from three points of viewThe Individual, communication, and society : essays in memory of Gregory BatesonA sacred unity : further steps to an ecology of mindRigor & imagination : essays from the legacy of Gregory BatesonMargaret Mead, Gregory Bateson, and highland Bali : fieldwork photographs of Bayung Gedé, 1936-1939