SCIENCE. SANITY. AN INTRODUCTION TO. NON-ARISTOTELIAN SYSTEMS AND. GENERAL SEMANTICS. BY. ALFRED KORZYBSKI. AUTHOR, Manhood of . Find Science and Sanity by Alfred Korzybski- at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. That was my first introduction to the work of Count Alfred Korzybski. “Science and Sanity” was a symphony he composed for his one-string guitar. . For no ‘ facts’ are ever free from ‘doctrines’: so whoever fancies he can free himself from.

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A Great Man of Science. Warsaw University of Technology. Korzybski’s work held a view that human beings are limited in what they know by the structure of their nervous systems, and the structure of their languages. Classic highly acclaimed text presents a detailed fgee complex compilation of the author’s preeminent multidisciplinary work in the field of sciencce semantics, including his theory of humankind: Miller, while an undergraduate at the University of Alabama. Korzybski maintained that humans are limited in what they know by 1 the structure of their nervous systems, and 2 the structure of their languages.

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These sometimes mislead us about what is the truth. Sign In Register Help Cart. Third edition ; 3rd large printing ISBN: Korzybski’s work culminated in the initiation of a discipline that he named general semantics GS. Bergson And Modern Thought.


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Book has a combination of the following characteristics: Engineerphilosophermathematician. Moderate surface and edge wear. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. This second edition, published in response to the recent Korzybski revival, adds new introductory material and a revised index, providing an accessible introduction to Korzybski’s arguments concerning the need for a non-Aristotelian approach to knowledge, thought, perception, and language, to coincide with our non-Newtonian physics ajd non-Euclidean geometries, to Korzybski’s practical philosophy, applied psychology, pragmatics of human communication, and educational program.

It was even acceptable at times to use the faulty forms of the verb “to be,” as long as one was aware of their structural limitations. Archived from the original on October 7, Korzybski’s remedy was to deny identity; in this example, to be aware continually that “Elizabeth” is not what we call her.

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You submitted the following rating and review. Pages are clean but faintly tanned. He called this awareness, this goal of his system, “consciousness of abstracting”. He thought that certain uses of the verb “to be”, called the “is of identity” and the “is of predication “, were faulty in structure, e. Science and Sanity By Alfred Korzybski. Diekstra, Haarlemmer Dagblad, cited by L. Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. Lancaster, Pennsylvania and New York: DJ fair with crease and toning to spine, spine also has crude “repair” to foot, hinges worn and torn, toned, part of rear flap cut out, now in archival mylar wrap.


Spine a little rubbed, else a very good or better copy. Korzybski is remembered as the author of the dictum: The Anatomy of Inquiry Routledge Revivals.

He muttered that he just had to eat something, and he asked the students on the seats in the front row if they would also like a biscuit. Consciousness and Mental Life. Illustrated Guide to Home Chemistry Experiments.

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After the war he decided to remain in the United States, becoming a naturalized citizen in Two of them wanted to vomit, put their hands in front of their saniyt, and ran out of the lecture hall to the toilet. Overall rating No ratings yet 0.

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Discussions on Child Development. William Burroughs went to a Korzybski workshop in the Autumn of