Gregory Bateson

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Birthday
9, 1904
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 4, 1980 (76)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
9, 1904
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 4, 1980 (76)

About

English anthropologist who developed influential theories about human reasoning and wrote Steps to an Ecology of Mind and Mind and Nature. He helped put systems theory/cybernetics into the realm of social/behavioral sciences.

Before Fame

He was an anthropologist who studied the natives of New Guinea.

Trivia

He claimed that many of the events in the 20th century could be explained with simple human love/hate relationships.

Family Life

His first wife was the renowned anthropologist Maragaret Mead.

Associated With

Many scholars have compared his legacy to that of Albert Einstein.