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.
He was an anthropologist who studied the natives of New Guinea.
He claimed that many of the events in the 20th century could be explained with simple human love/hate relationships.
His first wife was the renowned anthropologist Maragaret Mead.
Many scholars have compared his legacy to that of Albert Einstein.