Understood that cybernetics was a generalist discipline and used it as such, moving between fields through the application of cybernetic understandings. Was the first to see cybernetics as essentially epistemological in intent, thus opening the way to constructivist developments. Developed the notion of cybernetics as ecological (before that word became fashionable): ie cybernetics and appropriate balance. Promoted the method of “double comparison” or “takes two to make a difference.”


Bateson Centennial in 2004

See an essay on “Gregory Bateson: The Centennial” by John Brockman at edge.org.

A list of events has been posted by the Institute for Intercultural Studies.

The Bateson@100:Multiple Versions of the World conference was held at U.C. Berkeley on November 20, 2004 .


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