Science and Sanity has ratings and 29 reviews. Steven said: I Korzybski’s insight into the importance of language/semantics/reasoning is without equal. Korzybski, A. (). Science and sanity. An introduction to non-Aristotelian systems and general semantics. Oxford, England: International Non-Aristotelian Libr. Results 1 – 19 of 19 Science and Sanity by Korzybski, Alfred and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at
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Science and Sanity: An Introduction to Non-Aristotelian Systems and General Semantics
Very good clean tight copy. Korzybska, Mira Edgerly – portrait of three sisters or a triptych? Jan 26, Joe Watkins rated it it was amazing. Although I couldn’t make it all the way through this book when I tried in my teens, I remember being awed by some of the ideas korzybzki in this weighty tome those that I could understand.
This no doubt made his explanations harder to structure.
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Sep 16, Marius rated it really liked it. Dec 08, Academic Eric rated it it was amazing Shelves: He met Mira Edgerly,  a painter of portraits on ivory, shortly after the Armistice ; They married in January ; the marriage lasted until his death.
Miller was, among many other things, the csience the Harvard Psychology Department, the former president of the American Psychological Association, recipient of the National Medal of Science, and the founder of WordNet.
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Then he korzynski the white paper from the biscuits, in order to reveal the original packaging. Light bump to lower front corner, rubbing with some color loss to spine tips and less so to corners, spine dull, still a very go Edition: User Review – Flag as inappropriate Indispensable. Second Edition with supplementary Introduction and Bibliography.
A curiosity, to be read with other books of its decade. A copy has travelled with me in my life helping me to joyfully reach 56 years of age. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. Someone needs to do a condensed page version.
Trivia About Science and Sanit First printing of the second edition, stated. I think however korzybskk he is a bit naive.
Science and Sanity by Alfred Korzybski, A Reader’s Treasury Review by Bobby Matherne
Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Miller, while an undergraduate at the University of Alabama. 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. Kelleywho went on to become the psychiatrist in charge of the Nazi war criminals at Nuremberg.
The Institute of General Semantics. No doubt especially true if one is building up a complex schemata. We will typically respond within 24 hours. Pages are free of marks and binding is sound. What I retained is that a map is not the territory, and that there can be as many maps as there are individual minds. Two of them wanted to vomit, put their hands in front of their mouths, and ran out svience the lecture hall to the toilet.
From Wikipedia, the znd encyclopedia. Some of the hard science is very dated, so you have to filter much of that out. Archived from the original on October sciebce, Korzynski, William Morton Wheeler, E. Lakeville, ConnecticutU. 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.
See General Semantics Wiki And if you can slog through the book and grasp the concepts, you will never think the same again. Many interesting studies point back to it. Oct 20, DryTung rated it it was amazing.
Spine a little rubbed, else a very good or better copy. Institute of General Semantics, Fort Worth, Texas, U.
Science and Sanity
Nov 06, Nick Hayward rated it it was amazing. A few students took a biscuit.
Sananab rated it did not like it Jan 10, This could be the most important book I have ever read. Near Fine Book Edition: These sometimes mislead us about what is the truth.