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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Philosophical Applications Of Cognitive Science. In this work he proposed and explained in detail a new theory of humankind: Near Fine Book Edition: All orders are processed promptly and carefully packaged. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: Cognitive Science and Psychoanalysis.


Dutton published Korzybski’s first book, Manhood of Humanityin A few students took a biscuit. Pages are clean but faintly tanned.

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First Edition, Second Printing 2nd Printing. The Meaning of the Body. The Mind in Nature. We appreciate your feedback. Humans cannot experience the world directly, but only through their “abstractions” nonverbal impressions or “gleanings” derived from the nervous system, and verbal indicators expressed and derived from language.

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Sign up to receive offers and updates: 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. Find Rare Books Book Value.

William Burroughs went to a Korzybski workshop in the Autumn of International Non-Aristotelian Library, Loosely laid in is the newsletter of The International Society For General Semantics with address label of the person Korzybski inscribed the book to. Williams, William Morton Wheeler, E. Korzybski’s work argued that human knowledge of the world is limited both by the human nervous system and by the structure of language.


After the war he decided to remain in the United States, becoming a naturalized citizen in Ships from the UK. We’ll publish them on our ahd once we’ve reviewed them.

Science and Sanity

Selections from Science and Sanity serves as an excellent introduction to general semantics as a system intended to aid the individual’s adjustment to reality, scuence intellectual and creative activities, and alleviate the many social ills that have plagued humanity throughout our history. Retrieved from ” https: Then he tore the white paper from the biscuits, in order to reveal the original packaging.

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