Volume 2 2008

A Legacy for Living Systems

Gregory Bateson as Precursor to Biosemiotics

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-6705-1 (Print) 978-1-4020-6706-8 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

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    Pages 1-13

    Introduction: Bateson the Precursor

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    Pages 15-25

    Angels Fear Revisited: Gregory Bateson's Cybernetic Theory of Mind Applied to Religion-Science Debates

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    Pages 27-44

    From Thing to Relation. On Bateson's Bioanthropology

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    Pages 45-58

    What Connects the Map to the Territory?

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    Pages 59-76

    The Pattern Which Connects Pleroma to Creatura: The Autocell Bridge from Physics to Life

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    Pages 77-92

    Bateson's Method: Double Description. What is It? How Does It Work? What Do We Learn?

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    Pages 93-119

    Gregory Bateson's Relevance to Current Molecular Biology

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    Pages 121-134

    Process Ecology: Creatura at Large in an Open Universe

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    Pages 135-144

    Connections in Action – Bridging Implicit and Explicit Domains

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    Pages 145-152

    Bateson: Biology with Meaning

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    Pages 153-167

    Gregory Bateson's “Uncovery” Of Ecological Aesthetics

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    Pages 169-211

    Collapsing the Wave Function of Meaning: The Epistemological Matrix of Talk-in-Interaction

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    Pages 213-227

    Re-Enchanting Evolution: Transcending Fundamentalisms through a Mythopoeic Epistemology

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    Pages 229-255

    Bateson and Peirce on the Pattern that Connects and the Sacred

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    Pages 257-276

    Bateson, Peirce, and the Sign of the Sacred

  17. Back Matter

    Pages 277-289