Table of contents for Willing to learn : passages of personal discovery / Mary Catherine Bateson.

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Contents
Introduction:	Thinking Back
	The Shaping of This Book
Part 1.	Family Memoirs
	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 2.	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
	Whatever - Whenever: 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
Part 3.	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 4.	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
Acknowledgments
Notes
A Bibliography of Works by Mary Catherine Bateson
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Women's studies.
Sex role.
Self-realization.
Women -- Social conditions.