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Conceptual Subject Files [subseries]:
 
Evolution And Habitat
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Some notes on evolution of physical organisms
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Human evolution, animal evolution
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Physical structures are not our only habitat - although they are revealing.
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Each generation is evolved by & evolves its own habitat
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Evolution of social loops: examples and RKG notes
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Umwelt - barn swallows, David in plastic bubble, embryo implants, supermarkets, breastfeeding
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Bureaucracy creates a habitat.
 
Social System, Culture And History
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Property of a system versus characteristics of an individual (a necessary preface to understanding the concept of culture)
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System and process - some examples of confusion betweewn micromotives and system
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Homo culturus - social circuitry
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Culture/system as process (circuitries) - MacLuhan, Watts, Bateson
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Sex is circuitry. Making love (human sex) is reciprocal noticing as well as mating.
[File includes Legitimizing homosexuality. ]

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Only if you understand that the social system is process, not mass, can you understand what it means t say Copernicus changed man's world; and those photographs showing our planet hurtling through space...?
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What do you look at if you want to "see" the social system? Where do you look? Status, role, norms, rules- all are reciprocal; all are circuitries.
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Expectations lie in social system: power-authority; status-role; norms-legitimacy; options-power.
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Concept of culture - Cultures can die as their relational systems are killed.
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Cultures can die as their relational systems are knocked out. (Their loops are torn.)
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Cultures can die as their relational systems are killed - examples.
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History de-codifies.
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History and time and cultural integrity
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History, relativism, compromise
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History is destroyed
 
The Production Model Op Man
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Production model of man - fallen sparrow lecture (poetry, art, metaphor, etc.)
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Production model of man; Morison on rights and responsibilities; genetics
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When human eyes are replaced by electronic ones
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TV news as culture power: perspective free perspective
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Structure and function of mass media - clearing the air
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RKG notes on automobile
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Notes on Schumacherr Small Is Beautiful
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Hidden costs in cost/benefit trade-offs
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Property of system - academic tenure; PhD production
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Spin of the social system - technological sex & Playboy
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Work, work reforms
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The production model exposed; alternative effects model- system effects rather than individual effects
 
EXPERIMENTS, SURVEYS, And Explanations
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Explanation - relationships and process
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Paradigm - the grammar of explanatory systems - example
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In physics it is acceptable to replace mass by proces; as a paradigm for understanding matter. But social sciences are far behind.
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One result is a whole experimental literature, which looks here, not there.
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Stimulus-Response (S-R) Model - Skinner & Shockley: Goodbye autonomous man; hello autonomous environment
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Sociobiology - biologizing violence, love, economics
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Experimental method - incl Harlow's monkey experiment
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Lecture 3 - Galileo's thought experiment; Galen; Copernicus
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RKG notes on prediction, human freedom in social science
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Experiments with human subjects
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Electrical brain stimulation - RKG notes
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Experts and expertise - engineering social system
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Social indicators paradigm - data banks, census
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Survey method - culture power
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Polls and surveys - including on Vietnam
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Polls, public attitudes re TV, ads - culture power
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Media research, media paradigm
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Statistical fallacy
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Ad Hoc ism
 
LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION, Noticing Structures
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Animal behavior, senses, communication
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Genesis of language - development in species
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Acquisition of language - in chimps, gorillas
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Acquisition of language - in humans, including retarded
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Premack lecture - language and intelligence in ape & man 5/4/77
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Language - sociolinguistics, etc.
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Language is habitat / Women and history
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Organization of experience - Noticing structures lie in culture.
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Language - noticing structure - gift, sex, linear grammar, smell
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Noticing organs, language, time, myth
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Time
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On myth
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Bibliography - Soc. 462, Spring 1978
 
Child Development And Education
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Child development paradigm
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Autism - Tinbergen(s), et al
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Educational paradigm, early socialization - Bateson, Alexander, education vs. schooling, etc.
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Cross-cultural education paradigm
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Cassette Special Communication System (CSCS) - education paradigm
 
Information, Opinion, Meaning, Creativity
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ICODES Seminar - February 1975
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Information is power. When is information cashed? : Stone as type case. Also gov't information, privacy
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Meaning resides in context
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Media effects counter-paradigm - music, film, humor, etc.
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Opinions as property - RKG memo 2/68; David Riesman reply
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Vanishing point - An American Family, Carpenter -Mirror, Mirror; Raskin, etc.
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Vanishing point - Watergate "effects," advertising
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Vanishing point - art, music, science, creativity
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Writers and artists: metaphor and creativity and groupthink