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Steps to an ecology of mind

Author: Gregory Bateson; Mary Catherine Bateson
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2008, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : University of Chicago Press edView all editions and formats

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  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory Bateson; Mary Catherine Bateson
ISBN: 0226039064 9780226039060 9780226039053 0226039056
OCLC Number: 780822386
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"Originally published: San Francisco : Chandler Pub. Co., 1972. With new foreword."
Description: XXXII, 533 str. : ilustr. ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: The science of mind and order --
Metalogues. Why do things get in a muddle? --
Why do Frenchmen? --
About games and being serious --
How much do you know? --
Why do things have outlines? --
Why a swan? --
What is an instinct? --
Form and pattern in anthropology. Culture contact and schismogenesis --
Experiments in thinking about observed ethnological material --
Morale and national character --
Bali: the value system of a steady state --
Style, grace, and information in primitive art --
Form and pathology in relationship. Social planning and the concept of deutero-learning --
A theory of play and fantasy --
Epidemiology of a schizophrenia --
Toward a theory of schizophrenia --
The group dynamics of schizophrenia --
Minimal requirements for a theory of schizophrenia --
Double bind, 1969 --
The logical categories of learning and communication --
The cybernetics of "self": a theory of alcoholism --
Biology and evolution. On empty-headedness among biologists and state boards of education --
The role of somatic change in evolution --
Problems in cetacean and other mammalian communication --
A re-examination of "Bateson's Rule" --
Epistemology and ecology. Cybernetic explanation --
Redundancy and coding --
Conscious purpose versus nature --
Effects of conscious purpose on human adaptation --
Form, substance and difference --
Crisis in the ecology of mind. From Versaille to cybernetics --
Pathologies of epistemology --
The roots of ecological crisis --
Ecology and flexibility in urban civilization.
Responsibility: Gregory Bateson ; [with a new foreword by Mary Catherine Bateson].
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