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Title The beginning of a new epistemology : in memoriam, Gregory Bateson (1904-1980) / guest editors, Monica Silvia Broecker and Georg Ivanovas
Published [Bradford, England] : Emerald, [2007]
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Series Kybernetes, 0368-492X ; v. 36, no. 7/8
Kybernetes ; v. 36, no. 7/8
Contents Cover; CONTENTS; Editorial advisory board; Preface; Still not paradigmatic; Adaptation, acclimation, addiction, remedy, etc.; Bateson's cybernetics: the basis of MRI brief therapy: prologue; The influence of Gregory Bateson: legacy or vestige?; Batesonian epistemology, Bushman n/om-kxaosi, and rock art; Toward Batesonian sociocybernetics: from Naven to the mind beyond the skin; Gregory Bateson in contemporary cross-cultural systemic psychotherapy; Caught in the middle of a double-bind: the application of non-ordinary logic to therapy
Summary Gregory Bateson's contributions to epistemology are so numerous that it is impossible to even show their main implications in this memorial. His discovery of a context, of a meta-information qualifying the content (the formal 'information') led to the formulation of a complex communication theory. The idea of 'double bind' was only one - although a prominent - concept emerging from these investigations. More important, however, was that it became possible to think about topics such as psychiatric diseases, communication, information, mind and others from a totally different point of view. This
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Bateson, Gregory, 1904-1980.
Cybernetics.
Knowledge, Theory of.
Genre/Form Festschriften.
Form Electronic book
Author Broecker, Monika Silvia
Ivanovas, Georg
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