Science and Sanity: An Introduction to Non-Aristotelian Systems and General Semantics. Front Cover · Alfred Korzybski. Institute of GS, – Language Arts. “The map is not the territory.” That was my first introduction to the work of Count Alfred Korzybski. I heard those words in a Bandler and Grinder(1) Seminar in. Find Science and Sanity by Alfred Korzybski- at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers.
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He wrote several books. This no doubt made his explanations harder to structure. Each time I think about a problem in my life or in the world I remember what I alfrred in this book.
Spine a little rubbed, else sciece very good or better copy. As has been noted in other reviews, this is not a book for the faint-hearted. But there was an index card system where authors were listed alphabetically.
Science and Sanity by Alfred Korzybski-
Sturdy, tight, square, solid binding, clean edges and spine ends, complete interior. Lancaster, Pennsylvania and New York: I started reading this online. For Philosophy of Mathematics: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Dutton published Korzybski’s first book, Manhood of Humanityin Sixth printing,hardcover with blue cloth boards in dust jacket, octavo, pp.
The other was korzybbski Anatol Rapoport: Rebagliato – – Studia Logica 74 This could be the most important book I have ever read. I consider this book the most valuable member of my book collection, and it has profoundly influenced many aspects of my life. In other words, we read unconsciously into the world the structure of the language we use.
Science and Sanity by Alfred Korzybski, A Reader’s Treasury Review by Bobby Matherne
The students were chewing vigorously. Other editions – View all Science and sanity: Each time I think about a problem in my life or in the wo I am another reader whose life was changed by reading this book. User Review – Flag as inappropriate Indispensable. I understand that it is implying that we need to address language in a much fuller way.
Someone needs to do a condensed page version. That being said, the book tends to repeat the same messages over and over map is not the territory, deny the is of identity. First Edition, First Printing; Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.
In addition to the other factors making this book a difficult read is the author’s application of mathematics and physics to explain, illustrate and justify his concepts. But she may be wondering if instead it is a sign of his bad conscience. This entry has no external links.
He sciebce Mira Edgerly,  a painter of portraits on ivory, shortly after the Armistice ; They married in January ; the marriage lasted until his death. Very good clean tight copy. Developing Sanity in Human Affairs. Korzybski was well received in numerous disciplines, as evidenced by the positive reactions from leading figures in the sciences and humanities in the s and s.
He called this korzybsku, this goal of his system, “consciousness of abstracting”. Better World Books Ltd Condition: Not for the faint of heart, this is a page book packed to the brim with linguistic insight. We must point our finger and be silent, or we will never reach this level.
Their books in turn encouraged me to take an interest in the philosophical foundations of science: Shortly after I read “Science and Sanity”I enjoyed two rather more accessible books.
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