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. 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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Repetition, the Compulsion to Repeat, and the Death Drive. Lakeville, ConnecticutU. He called this awareness, fref goal of his system, “consciousness of abstracting. Overall, the book is in rough shape and should only be purchased as a reading copy.

Binding tight and square. Dust jacket has light wear to corners; fore edges a slightly age toned, as is rear panel; one very small blemish on spine. Horsley Gantt, Korrzybski L. Miller, while an undergraduate at the University of Alabama. Loosely laid in is the newsletter of The International Society For General Semantics with address label of the person Korzybski inscribed the book to.

We find Elizabeth not in the verbal domain, the world of words, but the nonverbal domain the two, he said, amount to different orders of abstraction. 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.


Ships with Tracking Number! Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews. Discussions on Child Development. One day, Korzybski was giving a lecture to a group of students, and he interrupted the lesson suddenly in order to retrieve a packet of biscuits, wrapped in white paper, from his briefcase. The Science of Behavior and the Image of Man. Why the Mind Is Not a Computer. 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.

In Korzybski’s system, one’s assessment of Elizabeth belongs to a higher order of abstraction scence Elizabeth herself. Diekstra, Haarlemmer Dagblad, cited by L.

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We appreciate your feedback. Better World Books Ltd Condition: The Mind in Nature. Inscribed, Signed and Dated by the author on free front endpaper; “Program of the First American Congress for General Semantics” laid in as well as an article about the book; interior is unmarked; pages.

He also lectured to Polish-American audiences krzybski the conflict, promoting the sale of war bonds. The Psychology of Interpersonal Relations. Bell, Bertrand Russell, B. Hayakawa later to become a Republican member of the U. First Edition, Second Printing 2nd Printing.

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Light exterior wear, clean pages. Your purchase also supports literacy charities. Sturdy, tight, square, solid binding, clean edges and spine ends, complete interior. Sixth printing,hardcover with blue cloth boards in fre jacket, octavo, pp. Consciousness and Mental Life. His best known dictum is ” The map is not the territory “. Illustrated Guide to Home Sankty Experiments. Second Edition with supplementary Introduction and Bibliography. Wikiquote has quotations related to: His system included the promotion of attitudes such as “I don’t know; sfience see,” in order that we may better discover or reflect on its realities as revealed by modern science.


Clean, tight and unmarked. 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 and non-Euclidean geometries, to Korzybski’s practical sciencd, applied psychology, pragmatics of human communication, and educational program.

Warsaw University of Technology. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. First Edition, First Printing; 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: First Edition, Third Printing.

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 sciende. Find Rare Books Book Value. Near Fine Book Edition: Views Read Edit View history.