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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He also lectured to Polish-American audiences about the conflict, promoting the sale of war bonds. Pages clean and free of writing or marks. This second edition, published in response to sscience 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 and non-Euclidean geometries, to Korzybski’s practical philosophy, applied psychology, pragmatics of human communication, and educational program.

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Miller has added a quote from Oliver Wendell Holmes on the copyright page. Miller was, among many other things, the head the Harvard Psychology Department, the former president of the American Psychological Association, recipient of the National Medal of Science, and the founder of WordNet. Sturdy, tight, square, solid binding, clean edges and spine ends, complete interior. In Korzybski’s system, one’s assessment of Elizabeth belongs to a higher order of abstraction than Elizabeth herself.


Selections from Science and Sanity represents Sckence Korzybski’s authorized abridgement of his magnum opus, Science and Sanity: The dust jacket has one tiny closed nick on the spine otherwise bright and fine also in a fresh protective mylar cover.

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You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. Professional book dealer with storefront since The Mystery of Mind. Horsley Gantt, Edward L. In this work he proposed and explained in detail a new theory of humankind: Then he tore the white paper from the biscuits, in order to reveal the original packaging.

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. 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. Our understanding of what is going on sometimes lacks similarity of structure with what is actually going on.

Cognitive Science and Psychoanalysis. 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.

Science and Sanity By Alfred Korzybski. All the Light We Cannot See. He muttered kirzybski 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. Physicalism, or Something Near Enough. 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.


Views Read Edit View history. Korzybski is remembered as the author of the dictum: Ships from the UK. Light exterior wear, clean pages.

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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. Repetition, the Compulsion to Repeat, and the Death Drive. Covers are faded and corners bumped.

Knowledge and the Body-Mind Problem. The Psychology of Interpersonal Relations. Classic highly frer text presents a detailed and complex compilation of the author’s preeminent multidisciplinary work in the field of general semantics, including his theory of humankind: Rear EP has discoloration where a newspaper clipping was placed in book.

Lancaster, Pennsylvania and New York: Wikiquote has quotations related to: He called this awareness, this goal of his system, “consciousness of abstracting. Retrieved from ” https: Lakeville, ConnecticutU. Some of the General Semantics tradition was continued by Samuel I.