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By Jesper Hoffmeyer (Ed.),Jesper Hoffmeyer

Gregory Bateson’s contribution to twentieth century pondering has appealed to students from quite a lot of fields dealing in a single method or one other with elements of verbal exchange and epistemology. a couple of his insights have been taken up and constructed extra in anthropology, psychology, evolutionary biology and verbal exchange idea. however the huge, trans-disciplinary synthesis that, in his personal brain, used to be his significant contribution to technology obtained little recognition from the mainstream medical communities.

This ebook represents a huge try to revise this deficiency. students from ecology, biochemistry, evolutionary biology, cognitive technology, anthropology and philosophy speak about how Bateson's considering may possibly result in a fruitful reframing of principal difficulties in sleek technology. most vital might be, Bateson's bioanthropology is proven to play a key position in constructing the set of principles explored within the new box of biosemiotics. the concept that organismic lifestyles is certainly essentially semiotic or communicative lies on the middle of the biosemiotic method of the research of life.

The simply publication of its style, this quantity offers a key source for the quickly-growing substratum of students within the biosciences, philosophy and medication who're looking a sublime new method of exploring hugely advanced systems.

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