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Gregory Bateson

David Lipset

Gregory Bateson

the legacy of a scientist

by David Lipset

  • 220 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Beacon Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bateson, Gregory.,
  • Bates family.,
  • Anthropologists -- Biography.,
  • Psychologists -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby David Lipset.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN21.B383 L56 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 363 p., [20] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages363
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3791308M
    ISBN 100807046639
    LC Control Number81070493

    Discount prices on books by Gregory Bateson, including titles like Communication. Click here for the lowest price. In An Ecology of Mind, several people who have known Bateson well, like Fritjof Capra, Steward Brand and the governor of California Jerry Brown, share how they have been inspired by his thoughts, adding to a better understanding of who this man perhaps Nora Bateson’s biggest achievement is that she is able to explain abstract and (at least at first-sight) rather .

    Introduction to Gregory Bateson’s unique perspective on the relationship of humanity to the natural world. Gregory Bateson (–), anthropologist, psychologist, systems thinker, student of animal communication, and insightful environmentalist, was one of the most important holistic thinkers of the twentieth century. 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.

    Bateson’ s book with Jurg en Ruesch, Communicatio n: e Social Matrix of Psychiatry (), was an early precursor to the current understanding of h uman communica-. Or as Gregory Bateson once put it, “It takes two to know one,” (Nachmanovitch, Stephen. “Gregory Bateson: Old Men Ought to be Explorers.” Leonardo, Vol. No. 2. () – at ). Compare Searle: Institutions always consist in constitutive rules (practices, procedures) that have the form X counts as Y in context C.


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Gregory Bateson has 31 books on Goodreads with ratings. Gregory Bateson’s most popular book is Steps to an Ecology of Mind: Collected Essays in Anth. The Structure of Magic, Vol. 1: A Book About Language and Therapy by Richard Bandler, John Grinder, et al.

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One of anthropology’s most distinguished thinkers, Gregory Bateson (–) and his diverse body of work are emblematic of what the SCA was founded to promote: rich ethnographic analysis that engages the.

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With a new foreword Free shipping over $/5(5). Gregory Bateson, British-born U.S. anthropologist. Son of British biologist William Bateson, he studied anthropology at Cambridge University but soon thereafter moved to the U.S.

His most important book, Naven (), was a groundbreaking. A potentially transformative book if you are interested in learning how evolutionary processes shape the mind. As one of the first cyberneticists, Bateson shows how the mind consists of a series of relationships, and goes on to point out that any instance of these same relationships in nature (such as in a plant or animal) may also be said to exhibit mind/5.

The Gregory Bateson Book Prize is awarded each year by the Society for Cultural Anthropology (SCA), one of the largest sections of the American Anthropological Association. Named after distinguished anthropologist, semiotician, cyberneticist, and photographer Gregory Bateson, the award reflects the SCA’s mandate to promote theoretically rich.

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.

Gregory Bateson, Carol Wilder-Mott, John H. Weakland, International Communication Association, Speech Communication Association (). “Rigor & imagination: essays from the legacy of Gregory Bateson”, Praeger Publishers.

Mind and Nature retains its essential punch: I'm as astounded and excited as ever by the ideas and Bateson's illustrations of incomplete list of memorable ideas and illustrations from my readings of Bateson documented in Comments, to be expanded as I re-read other Bateson works.5/5(1).

GREGORY BATESON was born inthe son of William Bateson, a leading British biologist and a pioneering geneticist. Resisting family pressures to fol­ low in his father's footsteps, he completed his degree in anthropology instead of the natural sciences, and left England to do field work in New Guinea.

It was. “A fascinating book.”--American Historical Review “This is a fascinating and ambitious study dealing with the cultural history of a concept--Gregory Bateson’s double bind--as it emerged and wove its way through twentieth-century thought.

The book concluded with Gregory Bateson's own original page Afterword, in which he presented his latest thinking on his life's work. Also included was a 2-page CV and a Bibliography page of his book. Gregory Bateson was a philosopher, anthropologist, photographer, naturalist, and poet, as well as the husband and collaborator of Margaret Mead.

With a new foreword by his daughter Mary Katherine Bateson, this classic anthology of his major work will continue to delight and inform generations of readers/5(K). Steps to an Ecology of Mind is a collection of Gregory Bateson's short works over his long and varied career.

Subject matter includes essays on anthropology, cybernetics, psychiatry, and was originally published by Chandler Publishing Company in (republished with foreword by Mary Catherine Bateson).

The book begins with a series of Author: Gregory Bateson. part of this book may be used or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without written permission from Jason Aronson Inc. except in the case of brief quotations in reviews for inclusion in a magazine, newspaper, or broadcast.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Bateson, Gregory. Steps to an ecology of by:   Gregory Bateson was a philosopher, anthropologist, photographer, naturalist, and poet, as well as the husband and collaborator of Margaret Mead.

With a new foreword by his daughter Mary Katherine Bateson, this classic anthology of his major work will continue to delight and inform generations of readers.3/5(4).

Gregory Bateson. Steps to an Ecology of Mind. Birthplace: Grantchester, England Location of death: San Francisco, CA Cause of death: unspecified. Gender: Male Race or Ethnici. Father: William Bateson (geneticist) Mother: Caroline Beatrice Durham Wife: Margaret Mead (anthropologist, m.div.

) Wife: Elizabeth Summer (m. ) Wife: Lois Born:. Book by Gregory Bateson, new edition, 8 Copy quote Interesting phenomena occur when two or more rhythmic patterns are combined, and these phenomena illustrate very aptly the enrichment of information that occurs when one description is combined with another.Gregory Bateson was a philosopher, anthropologist, photographer, naturalist, and poet, as well as the husband and collaborator of Margaret Mead.

With a new foreword by his daughter Mary Katherine Bateson, this classic anthology of his major work will continue to delight and inform generations of readers. "This collection amounts to a retrospective exhibition of a working life/5(15).User Review - Flag as inappropriate I found this book a fascinating account of the relationship between Bateson's extraordinary thinking and the background he emerged from and very special set of circumstances he found himself in as he embarked on his career.

I can highly recommend it, it's the kind of book that encourages one to think differently about the way one engages with /5(2).