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Willing to learn: passages of personal discovery

Author: Bateson, Mary Catherine Publisher: Steerforth Press, 2004.Language: EnglishDescription: 458 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1586420801Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Print GN345 .B38 2004
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Includes bibliographical references and index

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Willing to Learn Passages to Personal Discovery Contents INTRODUCTION: THINKING BACK THE SHAPING OF THIS BOOK PART I. FAMILY MEMOIRS I 6 11 13 17 29 44 56 66 78 81 Introduction Ghosts to Believe In: A Writer's Companions Continuities in Insight and Innovation: Toward a Biography of Margaret Mead "Daddy, Can a Scientist Be Wise?" The Wisdom of Recognition: Activism and Aesthetics Six Days of Dying Composing a Life Story PART II. THE SHAPES OF LIVES: AGE AND GENDER Introduction You Will Know the Future When You Get There "The Epigenesis of Conversational Interaction": A Personal Account of Research Development Holding Up the Sky Together Caring for Children, Caring for the Earth "A Spade with Which to Dig": Valuing Human Occupations The Unending Threshold: Learning and the Life Cycle Commitment as a Moving Target The Atrium: A Space of Light "An Oak Tree in Full Leaf" "A Riddle of Two Worlds": An Interpretation of the Poetry of H. N. Bialik Into the Trees 92 107 113 120 128 137 144 151 16o 181 PART III. CULTURE AND CONVICTION Introduction "This Figure of Tinsel": Themes of Hypocrisy and Pessimism in Iranian Culture Learning to Learn and Knowing What You Know: South Africa 1991 Compromise and the Rhetoric of Good and Evil Toward an Ambiguous World Order Change in Islam: The Status of Women Learning in Layers The Lessons of 9 /11 PART IV. WAYS OF KNOWING Introduction Democracy, Ecology, and Participation On the Naturalness of Things Visions of Transcendence Multiple Kinds of Knowledge: Societal Decision Making In Praise of Ambiguity Purpose, Gender, and Evolution Thinking AIDS AFTERWORD: TO WANDER AND WONDER A CHRONOLOGY A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF WORKS BY MARY CATHERINE BATESON ACKNOWLEDGMENTS NOTES INDEX 194 198 211 222 233 242 25o 263 282 285 302 308 320 339 355 366 399 412 417 422 424 438

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