Patrick Bateson

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Sir Patrick Bateson "is emeritus Professor of Ethology at Cambridge University and president of the Zoological Society of London. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1983, and though he has retired as the biological secretary of the Society and as Provost of King’s College, he continues to research, lecture, and advise Parliament on scientific matters.

"His many books and articles on ethology, animal welfare, developmental biology and genetics include Design For a Life: How Behaviour Develops (1999, with Paul Martin), and Measuring Behaviour. He has also edited or co-edited several books, including Mate Choice, The Development and Integration of Behaviour, Behavioural Mechanisms in Evolutionary Perspective and the series Perspectives in Ethology." [1]

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  1. Patrick Bateson, Autonomy Singularity Creativity, accessed September 3, 2008.