Steps to an Ecology of Mind: Recursive Vision of Gregory Bateson
Gregory Bateson. One of the most brilliant man I have read. Please check out his books and books about him. He was married to Margaret Mead, a famous Anthropologist. His daughters Mary Catherine Bateson and Nora Bateson have also published books and documentaries about him.
- Steps to an Ecology of Mind: Collected Essays in Anthropology, Psychiatry, Evolution, and Epistemology.
- Mind and Nature: A Necessary Unity (Advances in Systems Theory, Complexity, and the Human Sciences).
- A Sacred Unity: Further Steps to an Ecology of Mind
- Angels Fear: Towards an Epistemology of the Sacred.
Communication: The Social Matrix of Psychiatry
GB used concepts of Cybernetics and Systems Theory to seek integration among:
I have found book A Recursive Vision to be most helpful in understanding GB.
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Key Sources of Research
GREGORY BATESON (1904-1980)
Gregory Bateson and the Promise of Transdisciplinarity
The Cybernetics Society
Undersstanding Gregory Bateson
Book “A Recursive Vision: Ecological Understanding and Gregory Bateson”
by Peter Harries-Jones
AUM Conference 1973
American Society for Cybernetics
GREGORY BATESON, CYBERNETICS, AND THE SOCIAL/BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES