Books by and about Bateson
- 1958 (1936). 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. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
- 1942, with Margaret Mead. Balinese Character: A Photographic Analysis. New
York: Academy of Sciences.
- 1951, with Jurgen Ruesch. Communication: The Social Matrix of Psychiatry.
New York: W. W. Norton and Company, Inc.
Steps to an Ecology of Mind
- *2000 (1972). Steps to an Ecology of Mind. Chicago:The University of Chicago Press.
- 1974. Perceval's Narrative: A Patient's Account of His Psychosis,
1830-1832. New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc. Editor.
- 2002 (1979). Mind and Nature: A Necessary Unity. . Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.
- 2004 (1987), with Mary Catherine Bateson. Angels Fear: Towards an Epistemology of the Sacred. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.
- *1991. A Sacred Unity: Further Steps to an Ecology of Mind. Edited by Rodney Donaldson. New
York: HarperCollins Publishers. Reprint by Hampton Press has been delayed
* These books are collections of Bateson's writings.
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- Bateson, Mary Catherine. 2001 (1984). With a Daughter's Eye:: A Memoir of Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson. New York: Harper Collins.
- Bateson, Mary Catherine. 2004 (1972) Our Own Metaphor: A Personal Account of a Conference on the Effects of Conscious Purpose on Human Adaptation. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.
- Brockman, John, ed. 1977. About Bateson. New York: E.P. Dutton.
- Charlton, Noel G. 2008. Understanding Gregory Bateson: Mind, Beauty, and the Sacred Earth. Albany: SUNY Press.
- Flemons, Douglas G. 2001. Completing Distinctions: Interweaving the Ideas of
Gregory Bateson and Taoism into a Unique Approach to Therapy. Boulder, CO:
- Harries-Jones, Peter. 1995. A Recursive Vision: Ecological Understanding
and Gregory Bateson. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
- Hoffmeyer, Jesper, ed. 2008. A Legacy for Living Systems: Gregory Bateson as Precursor to Biosemiotics. Springer.
- Lipset, David. 1982. Gregory Bateson: The Legacy of a Scientist. Boston:
- Rieber, Robert W., ed. 1989. The Individual, Communication, and Society:
Essays in Memory of Gregory Bateson. Cambridge: Cambridge University
- Sullivan, Gerald. 1999. Margaret Mead, Gregory Bateson, and Highland Bali : Fieldwork Photographs of Bayung Gede, 1936-1939. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.
- Wilder-Mott, C. and John H. Weakland, eds. 1981. Rigor and Imagination:
Essays From the Legacy of Gregory Bateson. New York: Praeger
Works by and about Bateson have been translated into some dozen languages.
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During the 2004 Centennial, a number of journals have produced special issues dealing with Bateson's work.
The November 23, 2004 edition of Edge, an online journal, featured a reprise of John Brockman's About Bateson including Gregory Bateson's afterword, and updated comments on the occasion of the Centennial
Semiotics, Evolution, Energy, and Development. Volume 4, No. 1, March 2004.
This online issue of SEED, edited by Peter Harries-Jones, honred the work
and life of Gregory Bateson in the centennial year of his birth. It has as
its theme different perspectives of the notion of "recursion" including
those in surface toplogy, phenomenology, the semiotics of C.S. Peirce,
ethnographic research, and in Gregory Bateson's aesthetics.
- The American Journal of Semiotics
December 2004 special issue, Vol. 18 (4), Gregory Bateson: A Sign.
A partial list of contributors include:
- Mary Catherine Bateson, "Daddy, Can a Scientist be Wise?"
- James A. Anderson & Janet Colvin, "An Ecology of Communication: An Acknowledgement of Gregory Bateson"
- Corey Anton, "Playing with Bateson: Denotation, Logical Types, and Analog and Digital Communication"
- Deborah Eicher-Catt, "The Sacrality of Discourse: Contextualizing Gregory Bateson as Semiotician"
- Peter Harries-Jones, "Consciousness, Embodiment and Critique of Phenomenology in the Thought of Gregory ptioBateson"
- Alexander Kozin, "The Sign of Love: Gregory Bateson and the
- Family Therapy Paradigm"
- Klaus Krippendorf, "The Social Reality of Meaning"
- Yair Neuman, "The Logic of Meaning-in-Context"
- Marian Zielinski, "Habit, Memory, Percen and Visual Pattern: A Phenomenology of Form and Ornament as a Reflection of the Human Condition"
Single issue price is US$30 (postage included). To order contact:
Richard Lanigan, Editor
The American Journal of SEMIOTICS
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Dept. of Speech Communication, Mailcode 6605
Carbondale, IL 62901-6605 USA
- Family Process
A Special Section organized by Marcelo Pakman was scheduled for December 2004.
- Cybernetics and Human Knowing
This quarterly international multi- and interdisciplinary journal on
second order cybernetics, autopoiesis and cybersemiotics, published its
Bateson special issue in 2005, organized by Frederick Steier and the journal's editor Søren Brier.
To order, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kybernetes published its Gregory Bateson special issue in 2007, available online at the Emerald website, www.emeraldinsight.com. This memorial issue (Volume 36, Issue 7/8/2007) includes writings by Bateson as well as articles contributed by dozens of scholars, including Nora Bateson, Dmitry Fedotov, Gordon Feller, Phillip Guddemi, Inga-Britt Krause, Stephen Nachmanovitch and Wendel Ray.
- Hampton Press issued several of Gregory Bateson works. Steps to an Ecology of Mind was reprinted in 2002, Angels Fearand Our Own Metaphorin 2005. Sacred Unity, edited by Rodney Donaldson, has been delayed.
- Common Ground, a Bay area magazine, featured "Gregory Bateson:A Mindful Wizard" in its November 2004 issue.
- An Italian group, Il Narratore, honored Gregory Bateson in his centennial with three pieces by or about him read aloud on their website, including "Metaphors and Butterflies," recorded live in 1975 in Big Sur, California and an excerpt (in Italian) from David Lipset's biography of Bateson.
The following is reprinted with permission from the American Anthropologist, Volume 84, Number 2, June 1982.
Prepared by Vern Carroll and Rodney E. Donaldson
- 1926 (with W. Bateson) On Certain Aberrations of the Red-legged Partridges Alectoris rufa and saxatilis. Journal of Genetics 16:101-123.
- 1932a Further Notes on a Snake Dance of the Baining. Oceania 2:334-341.
- 1932b Social Structure of the Iatmul People of the Sepik River (Parts I & II). Oceania 2:245-291.
- 1932c Social Structure of the Iatmul People of the Sepik River (Part III). Oceania 2:401-453.
- 1935a Music in New Guinea. Eagle 47, no. 214: 158-170. (The Eagle. . . a magazine supported by members of St. John's College, Cambridge, England. Printed at the University Press for subscribers only.)
- 1935b Culture Contact and Schismogenesis. Man 35:178-83 (art. 199).*
- 1936 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. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Reprint. New York: Macmillan 1937.
- 1937 An Old Temple and a New Myth. Djawa 17:291-307. Text reprinted in Traditional Balinese Culture. Jane Belo, ed. pp. 111-36. New York and London: Columbia University Press, 1970. (Note: the reprint excludes five of the eight original photographs and adds two photographs which do not appear in the original.)
- 1941a Experiments in Thinking About Observed Ethnological Material. Philosophy of Science 8:53-68. Paper read at the Seventh Conference on Methods in Philosophy and the Sciences, April 28, 1940, at the New School for Social Research, New York. *
- 1941b Age Conflicts and Radical Youth. Mimeographed. New York Institute for Intercultural Studies. Prepared for the Committee for National Morale.
- 1941c The Frustration-Aggression Hypothesis and Culture. Psychological Review 48:350-355. Paper read at the 1940 meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association in the Symposium on the Effects of Frustration.
- 1941d (with Margaret Mead) Principles of Morale Building. Journal of Educational Sociology 15:206-220.
- 1941e Review of Conditioning and Learning, by Ernest R. Hilgard and Donald G. Marquis. American Anthropologist 43:115-116.
- 1941f Review of Mathematico-Deductive Theory of Rote Learning, by Clark L. Hull et al. American Anthropologist 43: 116-118.
- 1942a (with Margaret Mead) Balinese Character: A Photographic Analysis. Special Publications of the New York Academy of Sciences, vol. 2. New York: New York Academy of Sciences.
- 1942b Some Systematic Approaches to the Study of Culture and Personality. Character and Personality 11 :76-82. Reprinted in Personal Character and Cultural Milieu, Douglas G. Haring, ed. pp. 71-77. Syracuse, New York, 1948. Rev. ed. Syracuse University Press, 1949.
- 1942c Comment on The Comparative Study of Culture and the Purposive Cultivation of Democratic Values, by Margaret Mead. In Science, Philosophy and Religion; Second Symposium (held September 8-11, 1941 at New York). Conference on Science, Philosophy and Religion. Edited by Lyman Bryson and Louis Finkelstein, pp. 81-97. New York: Conference on Science, Philosophy and Planning and the Concept of Deutro-Learning.)*
- 1942d Morale and National Character. In Civilian Morale. Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, Second Yearbook. Goodwin Watson, ed. pp. 71-91. Boston: Houghton Mifflin (for Reynal & Hitchcock, New York).*
- 1943a Cultural and Thematic Analysis of Fictional Films. Transactions of the New York Academy of Sciences, series 2, vol. 5, no. 4:72-78. Address to the New York Academy of Sciences, January 18, 1943. Reprinted in Personal Character and Cultural Milieu. Douglas G. Haring, ed. pp. 117-123. Syracuse, New York, 1948.
- 1943b An analysis of the film Hitlerjunge Quex (1933). Mimeographed. New York: Museum of Modern Art Film Library. Microfilm copy made in 1965 by Graphic Microfilm Co. Abstracted in The Study of Culture at a Distance. Margaret Mead and Rhoda Metraux, eds. pp. 302-314. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1953. A copy of the first three reels of this film, with analytic titles by Gregory Bateson, is in the Museum of Modern Art Film Library.
- 1943c Human Dignity and the Varieties of Civilization. In Science, Philosophy and Religion; Third Symposium (held August 27-31, 1942, at New York). Conference on Science, Philosophy and Religion. Lyman Bryson and Louis Finkelstein, eds. pp. 245-255. New York: Conference on Science, Philosophy and Religion in Their Relation to the Democratic Way of Life, Inc.
- 1943d Discussion concerning The Science of Decency. Philosophy of Science 10:140-142.
- 1944a Psychology - in the War and After (Part VII): Material on Contemporary Peoples. Junior College Journal 14:308-311.
- 1944b Pidgin English and Cross-Cultural Communication. Transactions of the New York Academy of Sciences, series 2, vol. 6, no. 4: 137-141. Paper read to the New York Academy of Sciences, Section of Anthropology, January 24, 1944.
- 1944c Cultural Determinants of Personality. In Personality and the Behavior Disorders, vol. 2. Joseph McV. Hunt, ed. pp. 714-735. New York: Ronald Press.
- 1944d (with Claire Holt) Form and Function of the Dance in Bali. In The Function of Dance in Human Society: A Seminar Directed by Franziska Boas, pp. 46-52. Boas School. New York: The Boas School. Reprinted in Traditional Balinese Culture, Jane Belo, ed. pp. 322-330. New York and London: Columbia University Press, 1970.
- 1944e (with Robert Hall, Jr.) A Melanesian Culture-Contact Myth in Pidgin English. Journal of American Folklore 57, no. 226:255-262.
- 1946a Physical Thinking and Social Problems. Science 103, no. 2686 (June 21, 1946):717-718.
- 1946b Arts of the South Seas. Art Bulletin 28:119-123. Review of an exhibit held January 29, 1946 to May 19, 1946, at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
- 1946c The Pattern of an Armaments Race, Part I: An Anthropological Approach. Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 2, nos. 5 & 6: 10-11. Reprinted in Personal Character and Cultural Milieu. Douglas G. Haring, ed. pp. 85-88. Syracuse, New York, 1948.
- 1946d The Pattern of an Armaments Race, Part II: An Analysis of Nationalism. Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 2, nos. 7 & 8: 26-28. Reprinted in Personal Character and Cultural Milieu. Douglas G. Haring, ed. pp. 89-93. Syracuse, New York, 1948.
- 1946e From One Social Scientist to Another. American Scientist 34 (October 1946): 648ff.
- 1946f Protecting the Future. Letter to the New York Times, December 8, 1946, section 4, p. 10.
- 1947a Sex and Culture. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 47:647-660. Paper read to the Conference on Physiological and Psychological Factors in Sex Behavior, New York Academy of Sciences, Sections of Biology and Psychology, March 1, 1946. Reprinted in Personal Character and Cultural Milieu. Douglas G. Haring, ed. pp. 94-107. Syracuse, New York, 1948.
- 1947b Atoms, Nations, and Cultures. International House Quarterly 11, no. 2:47-50. Lecture delivered March 23, 1947, at International House, Columbia University.
- 1947c Review of The Theory of Human Culture, by James Fiebleman. Political Science Quarterly 62:428-430.
- 1949a Bali: The Value System of a Steady State. In Social Structure: Studies Presented to A. R. Radcliffe-Brown. Meyer Fortes, ed. pp. 35-53. Oxford: Clarendon Press. Reprint. New York: Russell & Russell, 1963.*
- 1949b (with Jurgen Ruesch) Structure and Process in Social Relations. Psychiatry 12:105-124.
- 1951a (with Jurgen Ruesch) Communication: The Social Matrix of Psychiatry. New York: Norton; Toronto: George McLeod. Reprint, New York: Norton, 1968.
- 1951b Metalogue: Why do Frenchmen? In Impulse, Annual of Contemporary Dance, 1951, Marian Van Tuyl, ed. San Francisco: Impulse Publications, 1951. Reprinted in ETC: A Review of General Semantics 10 (1953):127-130. Reprinted also in Anthology of Impulse, Annual of Contemporary Dance, 1951-1966. Marian Van Tuyl, ed. Brooklyn: Dance Horizons, 1969.*
- 1952 Applied Metalinguistics and International Relations. ETC: A Review of General Semantics 10:71-73.
- 1953a An Analysis of the Nazi Film Hitlerjunge Quex. In The Study of Culture at a Distance. Margaret Mead and Rhoda Metraux, eds. pp. 302-314. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Abstract by Margaret Mead of An Analysis of The Film Hitlerjunge Quex (1933), by Gregory Bateson. (cf. Bateson 1943b).
- 1953b The Position of Humor in Human Communication. In Cybernetics: Circular Causal and Feedback Mechanisms in Biological and Social Sciences; Transactions of the Ninth Conference (held March 20-21, 1952, at New York). Conference on Cybernetics. Heinz Von Foerster, ed. pp. 1-47. New York: Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation.
- 1953c Metalogue: About Games and Being Serious. ETC: A Review of General Semantics 10:213-217.*
- 1953d Metalogue: Daddy, How Much Do You Know? ETC: A Review of General Semantics 10:311-315.*
- 1953e Metalogue: Why Do Things Have Outlines? ETC: A Review of General Semantics 11: 59-63.*
- 1954 Metalogue: Why a Swan? In Impulse, Annual of Contemporary Dance, 1954. Marian Van Tuyl, ed. pp. 23-26. San Francisco: Impulse Publications. Reprinted in Anthology of Impulse, Annual of Contemporary Dance, 1951-1966. Marian Van Tuyl, ed. pp. 95-99. Brooklyn: Dance Horizons, 1969.*
- 1955a A Theory of Play and Fantasy: A Report on Theoretical Aspects of the Project for Study of the Role of Paradoxes of Abstraction in Communication. In Approaches to the Study of Human Personality, pp. 39-51. American Psychiatric Association. Psychiatric Research Reports, no. 2. Paper delivered to a symposium of the American Psychiatric Association on Cultural, Anthropological, and Communications Approaches, March 11, 1954, at Mexico City.*
- 1955b How the Deviant Sees His Society. In The Epidemiology of Mental Health, pp. 25-31. Mimeographed. An Institute Sponsored by the Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology of the University of Utah, and by the Veterans Administration Hospital, Fort Douglas Division Salt Lake City, Utah, May 1955, at Brighton, Utah. Reprinted in Steps to An Ecology of Mind, as Epidemiology of a Schizophrenia.*
- 1956a The Message "This is Play." In Group Processes; Transactions of the Second Conference (held October 9-12, 1955, at Princeton, New Jersey). Conference on Group Processes. Bertram Schaffner, ed. pp. 145-242. New York: Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation.
- 1956b Communication in Occupational Therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy 10:188.
- 1956c (with Don D. Jackson, Jay Haley and John Weakland) Toward a Theory of Schizophrenia. Behavioral Science 1:251-264.*
- 1958a Naven: A Survey of the Problem Suggested by a Composite Picture of the Culture of a New Guinea Tribe Drawn from Three Points of View, 2nd ed., with added epilogue 1958. Stanford: Stanford University Press; London: Oxford University Press, Reprint. Stanford University Press, 1965; London: Oxford University Press, 1965 (d. Bateson 1936).
- 1958b Language and Psychotherapy-Frieda Fromm-Reichmann's Last Project. Psychiatry 21:96-100. The Frieda Fromm-Reichmann Memorial Lecture, delivered June 3, 1957, at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Palo Alto, California.
- 1958c Schizophrenic Distortions of Communication. In Psychotherapy of Chronic Schizophrenic Patients. Sea Island Conference on Psychotherapy of Chronic Schizophrenic Patients, sponsored by Little, Brown, October 15-17,1955, at Sea Island, Georgia. Carl A. Whitaker, ed. pp. 31-56. Boston and Toronto: Little, Brown; London: J. & A. Churchill.
- 1958d Analysis of Group Therapy in an Admission Ward, United States Naval Hospital, Oakland, California. In Social Psychiatry in Action: A Therapeutic Community. Harry A. Wilmer, ed. pp. 334-349. Springfield, Illinois: Charles C Thomas.
- 1958e The New Conceptual Frames for Behavioral Research. In Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Psychiatric Institute (held September 17, 1958, at the New Jersey Neuro-Psychiatric Institute, Princeton, New Jersey), pp. 54-71. n.p.
- 1959a Letter in response to Role and Status of Anthropological Theories, by Sidney Morganbesser. Science 129 (February 6, 1959): 294-298.
- 1959b Panel Review. In Individual and Familial Dynamics. Vol. 2, Science and Psychoanalysis. (Report of a conference held in May 1958, at the Academy of Psychoanalysis, Chicago.) Academy of Psychoanalysis, Chicago. Jules H. Masserman, ed. pp. 207-211. New York: Grune & Stratton.
- 1959c Cultural Problems Posed by a Study of Schizophrenic Process. In Schizophrenia: An Integrated Approach. Alfred Auerback, ed. pp. 125-148. New York: Ronald Press Co.
- 1960a The Group Dynamics of Schizophrenia. In Chronic Schizophrenia: Explorations in Theory and Treatment. Institute on Chronic Schizophrenia and Hospital Treatment Programs, State Hospital, Osawatomie, Kansas, October 1-3, 1958. Lawrence Appleby, Jordan M. Scher, and John Cumming, eds. pp. 90-105. Glencoe, Illinois: Free Press; London: Collier-Macmillan.*
- 1960b Minimal Requirements for a Theory of Schizophrenia. Archives of General Psychiatry 2:477-491. Second Annual Albert D. Lasker Memorial Lecture, delivered April 7, 1959, at the Institute for Psychosomatic and Psychiatric Research and Training of the Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago.*
- 1960c Discussion of Families of Schizophrenic and of Well Children, by Samuel J. Beck. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 30:263-266. 36th Annual Meeting of the American Orthopsychiatric Association, March 30 to April 1, 1959, San Francisco.*
- 1961a Perceval's Narrative: A Patient's Account of His Psychosis 1830-1832, by John Perceval. Edited and with an introduction by Gregory Bateson. Stanford: Stanford University Press; London: Hogarth Press, 1962. (Paperback edition, William Morrow, 1974).
- 1961b The Biosocial Integration of Behavior in the Schizophrenic Family. In Exploring the Base for Family Therapy. M. Robert Gomberg Memorial Conference (held June 2-3, 1960, at the New York Academy of Medicine.) Nathan W. Ackerman, Frances L. Beatman, and Sanford N. Sherman, eds. pp. 116-122. New York: Family Service Association of America.
- 1961c Formal Research in Family Structure. In Exploring the Base for Family Therapy. M. Robert Gomberg Memorial Conference (held June 2-3, 1960, at the New York Academy of Medicine). Nathan W. Ackerman, Frances L. Beatman, and Sanford N. Sherman, eds. pp. 136-140. New York: Family Service Association of America.
- 1963a A Social Scientist Views the Emotions. In Expression of the Emotions in Man. Symposium on Expression of the Emotions in Man (held at the meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, December 29-30, at New York). Peter H. Knapp, ed. pp. 230-236. New York: International Universities Press.
- 1963b Exchange of Information About Patterns of Human Behavior. In Information Storage and Neural Control. Houston Neurological Society Tenth Annual Scientific Meeting, 1962, jointly sponsored by the Department of Neurology, Baylor University College of Medicine, Texas University Medical Center. William S. Fields and Walter Abbott, eds. pp. 173-186, Springfield, Illinois; Charles C Thomas.
- 1963c (with Don D. Jackson, Jay Haley, and John H. Weakland) A Note on the Double Bind. In Family Process 2:154-161.
- 1963d The Role of Somatic Change in Evolution. Evolution 17:529-539.*
- 1964 (with Don D. Jackson) Some Varieties of Pathogenic Organization. In Disorders of Communication. Proceedings of the Association, December 7-8, 1962, at New York. Association for Research in Nervous and Mental Disease, Research Publications, vol. 42. David McK. Rioch and Edwin A. Weinstein, eds. pp. 270-290. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins. Edinburgh: E. & S. Livingstone.
- 1966a Communication Theories in Relation to the Etiology of the Neuroses. In The Etiology of the Neuroses. (Report of a symposium sponsored by the Society of Medical Psychoanalysts, March 17-18, 1962, at New York.) Joseph H. Merin, ed. pp. 28-35, Palo Alto, California: Science & Behavior Books.
- 1966b Slippery Theories. Comment on Family Interaction and Schizophrenia: A Review of Current Theories, by Elliot G. Mishler and Nancy E. Waxler. International Journal of Psychiatry 2:415-417. Reprinted in Family Processes and Schizophrenia. Elliot G. Mishler and Nancy E. Waxler, eds. New York: Science House, 1969.
- 1966c Problems in Cetacean and Other Mammalian Communication. In Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises. International Symposium on Cetacean Research (sponsored by the American Institute of Biological Sciences, August 1963, Washington, D.C.). Kenneth S. Norris, ed. pp. 569-579. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press.*
- 1967a Cybernetic Explanation. American Behavioral Scientist 10, no. 6 (April 1967):29-32.*
- 1967b Review of Person, Time, and Conduct in Bali, by Clifford Geertz. American Anthropologist 69:765-766.
- 1968a Redundancy and Coding. In Animal Communication; Techniques of Study and Results of Research. (Report on the Wenner Gren Conference on Animal Communication, held June 13-22, 1965, at Burg Wartenstein, Austria.) Thomas A. Sebeok, ed. pp. 614-626. Bloomington, Indiana and London: Indiana University Press.*
- 1968b Review of Primate Ethology. Desmond Morris, ed. American Anthropologist 70:1035.
- 1968c Conscious Purpose Versus Nature. In The Dialectics of Liberation. David Cooper, ed. pp. 34-49. Congress on the Dialectics of Liberation, held July, 15-30, 1967, at London. Harmondsworth, England; Baltimore, Maryland; Victoria, Australia: Penguin Books, Pelican Books. Reprinted under title: To Free a Generation; The Dialectics of Liberation. New York: Macmillan, Collier Books, 1969.*
- 1969a Metalogue: What is an Instinct? In Approaches to Animal Communication. Thomas A. Sebeok and Alexandra Ramsay, eds. pp. 11-30. The Hague and Paris: Mouton.
- 1969b Comment on The Study of Language and Communication Across Species, by Harvey B. Sarles. Current Anthropology 10:215.
- 1970a An Open Letter to Anatol Rapoport. ETC: A Review of General Semantics 27:359-363.
- 1970b On Empty-Headedness Among Biologists and State Boards of Education. BioScience 20:819. (In hardcover edition only of Steps to an Ecology of Mind.)*
- 1970c Form, Subsistence and Difference. General Semantics Bulletin, vol. 37. 19th Annual Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture, delivered January 9, 1970, at New York.
- 1970d The Message of Reinforcement. In Language Behavior: A Book of Readings in Communication. Johnnye Akin et al., eds. pp. 62-72. Janua Linguarum, series maior, 41. The Hague: Mouton.
- 1971a The Cybernetics of Self: A Theory of Alcoholism. Psychiatry 34:1-18.*
- 1971b A Re-examination of Bateson's Rule. Journal of Genetics 60, no. 3 (September 1971):230-240.*
- 1971c A Systems Approach. Evaluation of Family Therapy, by Jay Haley. International Journal of Psychiatry 9:242-244.
- 1971d Introduction to The Natural History of an Interview. University of Chicago Library Microfilm Collection of Manuscripts in Cultural Anthropology, series 15, nos. 95-98.
- 1971e Metalogue: Why do Things Get in a Muddle? (written 1948). In Steps to An Ecology of Mind.*
- 1971f From Versailles to Cybernetics. Lecture given to the Two Worlds Symposium, April 21, 1966, at Sacramento State College, California. In Steps to an Ecology of Mind.*
- 197Ig Style, Grace and Information in Primitive Art. (Report on the Wenner-Gren Symposium on Primitive Art and Society, held June 27 to July 5, 1967, at Burg Wartenstein, Austria.) In Steps to an Ecology of Mind. Reprinted in Primitive Art and Society. Anthony Forge, ed. pp. 235-255. New York: Oxford University Press.*
- 1971h The Logical Categories of Learning and Communication, and the Acquisition of World Views. Paper given at the Wenner-Gren Symposium on World Views: Their Nature and Their Role in Culture, August 2-11, 1968, at Burg Wartenstein, Austria. Published in Steps to an Ecology of Mind as The Logical Categories of Learning and Communication.*
- 1971i Pathologies of Epistemology. In Steps to an Ecology of Mind. Reprinted in Mental Health Research in Asia and the Pacific, vol. 2. (Report of the Second Conference on Culture and Mental Health in Asia and the Pacific, held March 17-21, 1969, at Honolulu, Hawaii.) William P. Lebra, ed. pp. 383-390. Honolulu: East-West Center Press, 1972.*
- 1971j Double Bind, 1969. Paper given at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, September 2, 1969, at Washington, D.C. In Steps to an Ecology of Mind.*
- 1971k Statement on Problems Which Will Confront the Proposed Office of Environmental Quality Control in Government and an Environmental Center at the University of Hawaii. Prepared for the University of Hawaii Committee on Ecology and Man, as testimony before a committee of the Hawaii State Senate, 1970. Published in Steps to an Ecology of Mind as The Roots of Ecological Crisis.*
- 1971l Reconstructing the Ecology of a Great City. Paper prepared for the Wenner-Gren Symposium on Restructuring the Ecology of a Great City, held October 26-31, 1970, in New York. Published in Steps to an Ecology of Mind as Ecology and Flexibility in Urban Civilization.*
- 1971m The Science of Mind and Order. In Steps to an Ecology of Mind, by Gregory Bateson. Ballantine, 1972.*
- 1971n Comment (on an open letter to Gregory Bateson). ETC XXVIII, no. 2 (June):239-240.
- 1972a Steps to an Ecology of Mind. Scranton, Pennsylvania: Chandler. (Paperback edition, 1972, Ballantine) (British edition 1973, Paladin Books; preface by Adam Kuper).
- 1972b Our Own Metaphor, M. C. Bateson, ed. (Report on the Wenner-Gren Conference on the Effects of Conscious Purpose on Human Adaptation, held July 17-24, 1968, at Burg Wartenstein, Austria; Gregory Bateson, Chairman.) New York: Knopf.
- 1972c Effects of Conscious Purpose on Human Adaptation. (Invitational Paper for the Wenner-Gren Symposium on Effects of Conscious Purpose on Human Adaptation, July 17-24, 1968, at Burg Wartenstein, Austria). In Steps to an Ecology of Mind. Condensed version reprinted in Our Own Metaphor, M. C. Bateson, ed. New York: Knopf.*
- 1973 Both Sides of the Necessary Paradox, an interview edited by Stewart Brand. Harper's 247 (November):20 +. Reprinted in II Cybernetic Frontiers. Stewart Brand, ed. pp. 9-38. New York: Random House, 1974. (Note: the reprint contains a short additional interview.).
- 1974a Observations of a Cetacean Community. In Mind in the Waters. Joan McIntyre, ed. pp. 146-165. New York: Scribner's.
- 1974b Distortions Under Culture Contact. In Mental Health Research in Asia and the Pacific, Vol. 3. William P. Lebra, ed. pp. 197-199. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.
- 1974c C. G. Jung's Septem Sermones ad Mortuos. In Whole Earth Epilog, p. 749. Baltimore, Maryland: Penguin Books. Reprinted in The Next Whole Earth Catalog. Stewart Brand, ed. p. 592. New York: Random House, 1980.
- 1974d Definitions of "Conditioning," "Adaptation," "Learning Model," and "Double Bind." In Cybernetics of Cybernetics. Heinz von Foerster, ed. pp. 97-101, 299, and 419-420. (BCL Report 73.38).
- 1974e Gratitude for Death. BioScience, Vol. 24, no. 1, p. 8.
- 1974f Ecology of Mind: The Sacred. In Loka: A Journal from Naropa Institute. Rick Fields, ed. pp. 24-27. Garden City and New York: Anchor Books.
- 1974g A Conversation with Gregory Bateson. In Loka: A Journal from Naropa Institute. Rick Fields, ed. pp. 28-34. Garden City and New York: Anchor Books.
- 1974h The Creature and Its Creations. CoEvolution Quarterly (Winter 1974-75), pp. 24-25.
- 1974i Draft: Scattered Thoughts for a Conference on "Broken Power." CoEvolution Quarterly (Winter 1974-75); pp. 26-27.
- 1975a Introduction. In The Structure of Magic: A Book About Language and Therapy, by Richard Bandler and John Grinder, pp. ix-xi. Palo Alto, California: Science and Behavior Books.
- 1975b What Energy Isn't. CoEvolution Quarterly (Spring), p. 29.
- 1975c Counsel for a Suicide's Friend. CoEvolution Quarterly (Spring), p. 137.
- 1975d Orders of Change. In Loka II: A Journal from Naropa Institute. Rick Fields, ed. pp. 59-63. Garden City and New York: Anchor Books.
- 1975e Some Components of Socialization for Trance. Ethos 3, no. 2 (Summer): 143-155. Reprinted in Socialization as Cultural Communication. Theodore Schwartz, ed. pp. 51-63. Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 1976.
- 1975f "Reality" and Redundancy. CoEvolution Quarterly (Summer), pp. 132-135.
- 1975g Caring and Clarity: Conversation with Gregory Bateson and Edmund G. Brown, Governor of California, edited by Stewart Brand. CoEvolution Quarterly (Fall), pp. 32-47.
- 1976a Address to the Governor's Prayer Breakfast. CoEvolution Quarterly (Spring), pp. 82-84. Reprinted in the Esalen Catalog (January-June 1981), pp. 8-9.
- 1976b Invitational Paper (to the Mind/Body Dualism Conference, held July 27-30, 1976 at the Wheelwright Center in Marin County, California). CoEvolution Quarterly (Fall), pp. 56-57.
- 1976c Foreword: A Formal Approach to Explicit, Implicit and Embodied Ideas and to Their Forms of Interaction. In Double Bind: The Foundation of the Communicational Approach to the Family. Carlos E. Sluzki and Donald C. Ransom, eds. pp. xi-xvi. New York: Grune and Stratton.
- 1976d A Comment by Gregory Bateson (on Haley's 'History'). In Double Bind: The Foundation of the Communicational Approach to the Family. Carlos E. Sluzki and Donald C. Ranson, eds. pp. 105-106. New York: Grune and Stratton.
- 1976e For God's Sake, Margaret: A Conversation with Gregory Bateson and Margaret Mead, edited by Stewart Brand. CoEvolution Quarterly (Summer), pp. 32-44. Reprinted in part as Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson on the Use of the Camera in Anthropology. Studies in the Anthropology of Visual Communication, Vol. 4, no. 2, (Winter 1977), pp. 78-80.
- 1976f The Oak Beams of New College, Oxford. CoEvolution Quarterly (Summer), p. 66. Reprinted in The Next Whole Earth Catalog. Stewart Brand, ed. p. 77. New York: Random House, 1980.
- 1976g The Case Against the Case for Mind/Body Dualism. CoEvolution Quarterly (Winter 1976-77), pp. 94-95.
- 1977a The Thing of It Is. In Earth's Answer: Explorations of Planetary Culture at the Lindisfarne Conferences. Michael Katz, William P. Marsh, and Gail Gordon Thompson, eds. pp. 143-154. New York: Harper and Row.
- 1977b Epilogue: The Growth of Paradigms for Psychiatry. In Communication and Social Interaction. Peter F. Ostwald, ed. pp. 331-337. New York: Grune and Stratton. (November 17, 1976 talk to Langley Porter Clinic.)
- 1977c Afterword. In About Bateson: Essays on Gregory Bateson. John Brockman, ed. pp. 235-247. New York: E. P. Dutton.
- 1978a Towards a Theory of Cultural Coherence: Comment. Anthropological Quarterly 51 (January):77-78.
- 1978b A Conversation with Gregory Bateson Conducted by John Welwood. Revision, Vol. 1, no. 2 (Spring), pp. 43-49.
- 1978c Intelligence, Experience and Evolution. Revision, Vol. I, no. 2 (Spring), pp. 50-55. (Lecture delivered March 1975 at Naropa Institute.)
- 1978d Number Is Different From Quantity. CoEvolution Quarterly (Spring), pp. 44-46.
- 1978e Protect the Trophies, Slay the Children. CoEvolution Quarterly (Spring), p. 46.
- 1978f The Double Bind - Misunderstood? Psychiatric News 13:40-41.
- 1978g The Birth of a Matrix, or Double Bind and Epistemology. In Beyond the Double Bind. Milton M. Berger, ed. pp. 39-64. New York: Brunner/Mazel.
- 1978h Bateson's Workshop. In Beyond the Double Bind. Milton M. Berger, ed. pp.197-229. New York: Brunner/Mazel.
- 1978i Theory vs. Empiricism. In Beyond the Double Bind. Milton M. Berger, ed. pp. 234-237. New York: Brunner/Mazel.
- 1978j The Pattern Which Connects. CoEvolution Quarterly (Summer), pp. 5-15.
- 1978k Nuclear Addiction: Bateson to Saxon. CoEvolution Quarterly (Summer), p. 16.
- 1978l Letter to W. C. Ellerbroek, M.D. CoEvolution Quarterly (Summer), pp. 16-17.
- 1978m Breaking Out of the Double Bind, an interview edited by Daniel Goleman. Psychology Today, Vol. 12 (August), pp. 42-45+.
- 1978n Symptoms, Syndromes and Systems. The Esalen Catalog (October-December), pp. 4-6.
- 1979a Mind and Nature: A Necessary Unity. New York: E. P. Dutton. (British edition, London: Wildwood House Ltd.) (Paperback edition, New York: Bantam, 1980.).
- 1979b The Magic of Gregory Bateson (excerpts from an address to a conference entitled From Childhood to Old Age: Four Generations Teaching Each Other, Southfield, Michigan, March 1979). Psychology Today, Vol. 13 (June), p. 128.
- 1979c The Science of Knowing. The Esalen Catalog (April-July), pp. 6-7.
- 1979d Letter In Gregory Bateson on Play and Work, by Phillip Stevens, Jr. Association for the Anthropological Study of Play Newsletter, Vol. 5, no. 4 (Spring), pp. 2-4.
- 1979e Letter to the Regents of the University of California (a memorandum entitled Formal and Educational Aspects of the Arms Race). CoEvolution Quarterly (Winter 1979-80), pp. 22-23.
- 1980a (with Robert W. Rieber) Mind and Body: A Dialogue. In Body and Mind: Past, Present and Future. Robert W. Rieber, ed. pp. 241-252. New York: Academic Press.
- 1980b In July, 1979. (two letters relating to nuclear armaments and the University of California) The Esalen Catalog (September 1980-February 1981), pp. 6-7.
- 1980c Health: Whose Responsibility? Energy Medicine 1:70-75. (Keynote address at Governor's Conference, Berkeley, May 3, 1979.) Excerpted in The Esalen Catalog (May-October), pp. 4-5.
- 1980d Nuclear Armament as Epistemological Error: Letters to the California Board of Regents. Zero 3:34-41.
- 1980e Syllogisms in Grass. The London Review of Books, Vol. 2, no. 1 January 24,), p. 2.
- 1980f Men are Grass: Metaphor and the World of Mental Process. Address to the Lindisfarne fellows annual meeting, June 9, 1980. Lindisfarne Letter no. 11.
- 1980g An Analysis of the Nazi Film 'Hitlerjunge Quex.' Studies in Visual Communication, Vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 20-56. (cf. Bateson 1943b ).
- 1980h Letter In An Exchange of Letters Between Maya Deren and Gregory Bateson. October, Vol. 14 (Fall), pp.18-20.
- 1981a The Manuscript (a poem, written October 5, 1978). The Esalen Catalog January-June), p. 12.
- 1981b Allegory. The Esalen Catalog (January-June), p. 13. (Written May 12, 1979.)
- 1981c Entretien avec Gregory Bateson (1979), par C. Christian Beels. In La Nouvelle Communication. Yves Winkin, ed. Paris: Editions Du Seuil.
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The following is reprinted with permission from the American Anthropologist, Volume 84, Number 2, June 1982.
Prepared by Vern Carroll and Rodney E. Donaldson
The following films in the series Character Formation in Different Cultures, produced in collaboration with Margaret Mead for the Institute for Intercultural Studies, were released in 1951 by the New York University Film Library, New York, New York 10003. All are 16mm, black and white, sound:
The following films, produced by Gregory Bateson, are as yet not available commercially. Both are 16mm, black and white, sound:
- A Balinese Family, 2 reels.
- Bathing Babies in Three Cultures, 1 reel.
- Childhood Rivalry in Bali and New Guinea, 2 reels.
- First Days in the Life of a New Guinea Baby, 2 reels.
- Karba's First Years, 2 reels.
- Trance and Dance in Bali, 2 reels.
- Communication in Three Families, 2 reels.
- The Nature of Play-Part 1: River Otters, 1 reel.
1The items for 1926-1971 are based on a compilation by Vern Carroll for Steps to an Ecology of Mind, and used here with the kind permission of the publisher, Chandler Publishing Company. The list has been supplemented by Rodney E. Donaldson for those years, and he has added the items for the years 1972-1981. Some minor items have been omitted. Those items marked with an asterisk appear in the collected essays, Steps to an Ecology of Mind (1972a).
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