Bateson Letters to Wiener

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March 23, 2021 - 12:05pm

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Letters written by Gregory Bateson to Norbert Wiener in the 1950s, articulating his theory of double binds. The letters (especially #3) also say something about the analytic productivity of collaboration.

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Bateson, Gregory. 2017. “‘Minimum Constellation Necessary for Type Confusion’: Letters to Norbert Wiener.” Grey Room, no. 66 (January): 115–19. https://doi.org/10.1162/GREY_a_00214.

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Gregory Bateson, "Bateson Letters to Wiener", contributed by Mike Fortun, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 23 March 2021, accessed 5 August 2021.