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Gregory Bateson

Birthplace: Grantchester, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
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Son of Professor William Bateson and Caroline Beatrice Bateson
Husband of Elizabeth Bateson and <private> (Cammack)
Ex-husband of Margaret Bateson
Father of Mary Catherine Kassarjian; <private> Bateson; <private> Bateson and <private> Bateson
Brother of John Bateson and Martin Bateson

Occupation: Anthropologist
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About Gregory Bateson

Gregory Bateson (9 May 1904 – 4 July 1980) was an English anthropologist, social scientist, linguist, visual anthropologist, semiotician and cyberneticist whose work intersected that of many other fields. In the 1940s he helped extend systems theory and cybernetics to the social and behavioral sciences. He spent the last decade of his life developing a "meta-science" of epistemology to bring together the various early forms of systems theory developing in different fields of science. His writings include Steps to an Ecology of Mind (1972) and Mind and Nature (1979). Angels Fear (published posthumously in 1987) was co-authored by his daughter Mary Catherine Bateson.


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Gregory Bateson's Timeline

May 9, 1904
Grantchester, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
December 8, 1939
Age 35
New York, New York, United States
July 4, 1980
Age 76
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States