Gregory Bateson was one of the most original social scientists of this century. He is widely known as author of key ideas used in family therapy - including the well-known condition called 'double bind'. He was also one of the most influential figures in cultural anthropology. In the decade before his death in Bateson turned toward a consideration of ecology. Standard ecology concentrates on an ecosystem's biomass and on energy budgets supporting life. Bateson came to the conclusion that understanding ecological organization requires a complete switch in scientific perspective.
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Gregory Bateson was one of the most original social scientists of this century. This is the first study of the whole range of his ecological thought. He saw recursive patterns of communication as the basis of order in both natural and human domains. Deutsch English. We're still open for business, read our Covid statement here.
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A recursive vision : ecological understanding and Gregory Bateson / Peter Harries-Jones
A Recursive Vision: Ecological Understanding and Gregory Bateson