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Bateson, Gregory 1904-1980

Overview
Works: 441 works in 1,382 publications in 10 languages and 25,147 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Conference proceedings  Conversation and phrase books  Personal narratives  Dictionaries  Pictorial works  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Honoree, Creator, Commentator, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Producer, Collector, Correspondent, Other, Editor
Classifications: GN21.M36, 121
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Most widely held works about Gregory Bateson
 
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Steps to an ecology of mind; collected essays in anthropology, psychiatry, evolution, and epistemology by Gregory Bateson( Book )
232 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 3,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gregory Bateson was a philosopher, anthropologist, photographer, naturalist and poet, as well as the husband and collaborator of Margaret Mead. This anthology of his major work contains a foreword by his daughter Mary Catherine Bateson
Mind and nature : a necessary unity by Gregory Bateson( Book )
80 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Communication, the social matrix of psychiatry by Jurgen Ruesch( Book )
38 editions published between 1951 and 2008 in English and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The integration of psychiatry into the mainstream of American society following World War II involved rethinking and revision of psychiatric theories. While in the past, theories of personality had been concerned with the single individual, this pioneering volume argues that such theories are of little use. Instead, the individual must be seen in the context of social situations in which rapid advances in communication technology have brought people closer together, changing their behavior and self-expression. Ruesch and Bateson show that following World War II mass communication and culture have become so pervasive that no individual or group can escape their influences for long. Therefore, they argue that processes of psychoanalysis must now consider the individual within the framework of a social situation. Focusing upon the larger societal systems, of which both psychiatrist and patient are an integral part, they develop concepts that encompass large-scale events as well as happenings of an individual nature. They have outlined this relationship in a unified theory of communication, which encompasses events linking individual to individual, individual to the group, and ultimately, to events of worldwide concern. The term social matrix, then, refers to a larger scientific system, of which both the psychiatrist and the patient are integral parts. Jurgen Ruesch was professor of psychiatry at the University of California School of Medicine and director of the section of Social Psychiatry at the Langley Porter Neuropsychatric Institute in San Francisco. Gregory Bateson taught at Columbia University, the New School for Social Research, Harvard University, Stanford University, and the University of California, Santa Cruz. Among his books are Naven, Steps to an Ecology of Mind, Mind and Nature: A Necessary Unity, Angels Fear: Towards an Epistemology of the Sacred, and A Sacred Unity: Further Steps to an Ecology of
Angels fear : towards an epistemology of the sacred by Gregory Bateson( Book )
65 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Angels Fear is the final sustained thinking of the great Gregory Bateson, written in collaboration with his anthropologist daughter, Mary Catherine Bateson. Here we have set out before us Bateson's natural history of the relationship between ideas. Gregory Bateson, one of the most influential and original thinkers of the 20th century, spent his life (he died in 1980 before completing this book) exploring the nature of mental process and its connection with the biological world. His search to fine "the pattern which connects all living things culminated in the writing he did for Angels Fear." "The book incorporates writing by both father and daughter, including essays written by Gregory in the last years before his death."--BOOK JACKET
Naven, a survey of the problems suggested by a composite picture of the culture of a New Guinea tribe drawn from three points of view by Gregory Bateson( Book )
55 editions published between 1933 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Growth and culture; a photographic study of Balinese childhood by Margaret Mead( Book )
4 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Balinese character; a photographic analysis by Gregory Bateson( Book )
20 editions published between 1942 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Individual, communication, and society : essays in memory of Gregory Bateson ( Book )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
About Bateson : essays on Gregory Bateson ( Book )
7 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La nouvelle communication by Gregory Bateson( Book )
30 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in French and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gregory Bateson. Erving Goffman. Edward T. Hall. Paul Watzlawick. Des noms auxquels s'accrochent des titres ou des idées-forces - la "double contrainte" (ou double bind), la "présentation de soi", la "dimension cachée", l'"école de Palo Alto", etc. Mais c'est à peu près tout. D'où viennent ces auteurs ? En quoi sont-ils liés entre eux ? Où et comment travaillent-ils ? À ces questions, peu de réponses aisément accessibles. D'où la nécessité d'une introduction à ce vaste courant que l'on peut appeler celui de la "Nouvelle Communication" : la communication n'y est plus définie comme une simple affaire à deux, mais comme un système circulaire, un orchestre dont chacun fait partie et où tout le monde joue en suivant une partition invisible. Une ample introduction est ici suivie d'un choix de textes déjà classiques, puis d'entretiens où les auteurs expliquent de façon vivante leur démarche et leurs objectifs. [4e de couv.]
Perceval's narrative : a patient's account of his psychosis, 1830- 1832 by John Perceval( Book )
19 editions published between 1961 and 1974 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rigor & imagination : essays from the legacy of Gregory Bateson ( Book )
7 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Papers presented at a conference in honor of Gregory Bateson, held at Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, Calif., from Feb. 15-18, 1979, and sponsored by the International Communication Association, Speech Communication Association, and San Francisco State University
Schizophrenie und Familie : Beiträge zu einer neuen Theorie by Gregory Jackson( Book )
33 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in German and Undetermined and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Geist und Natur : eine notwendige Einheit by Gregory Bateson( Book )
21 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in German and Undetermined and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Melanesian pidgin English; grammar, texts, vocabulary by Robert A Hall( Book )
8 editions published between 1943 and 1980 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trance and dance in Bali by Gregory Bateson( Visual )
18 editions published between 1900 and 2006 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the themes of trance and dance in the rituals and religion of Bali through a form of the kris dance, a Balinese ceremonial dance drama in which the struggle between the witch and the dragon is played out to the accompaniment of comic interludes and violent trance seizures. Filmed at the village of Pagoetan, 1937-39
Studies in symbolism and cultural communication by Allan F Hanson( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Communication et societe by Gregory Bateson( Book )
6 editions published in 1988 in French and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dance and trance of Balinese children ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary on the role of dance and trance in Balinese culture, with special attention to children's learning and participation. Viewed in contemporary footage and in films made by Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson in the l930s, dance is depicted as an important component in Balinese education, beginning in early childhood and continuing in the public schools and as an after-school activity. Trance dances, such as the kris dance for adults, are examined as an indicator of the intimate relationship of Balinese dance and religious practice
Melanesian Pidgin phrase-book and vocabulary : with grammatical introduction by Robert A Hall( Book )
8 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Bateson 1904-1980
Bateson, G.
Bateson, G. 1904-1980
Bateson, Gregory
Bateson, Gregory 1904-1980
Бейтсон, Грегори 1904-1980
ベイトソン, G
ベイトソン, グレゴリー
Languages
English (449)
German (80)
Italian (70)
French (66)
Spanish (37)
Japanese (11)
Swedish (3)
Dutch (2)
Chinese (1)
Korean (1)
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