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Selections from Science and Sanity: An Introduction to Non-Aristotelian Systems and General Semantics

Selections from Science and Sanity An Introduction to Non Aristotelian Systems and General Semantics Selections from Science and Sanity represents Alfred Korzybski s authorized abridgement of his magnum opus Science and Sanity An Introduction to Non Aristotelian Systems and General Semantics This se

  • Title: Selections from Science and Sanity: An Introduction to Non-Aristotelian Systems and General Semantics
  • Author: Alfred Korzybski Peter Darnell Bruce Kodish Corey Anton Robert Pula
  • ISBN: 9780982755907
  • Page: 267
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Selections from Science and Sanity represents Alfred Korzybski s authorized abridgement of his magnum opus, Science and Sanity An Introduction to Non Aristotelian Systems and General Semantics 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 sSelections from Science and Sanity represents Alfred Korzybski s authorized abridgement of his magnum opus, Science and Sanity An Introduction to Non Aristotelian Systems and General Semantics 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 philosophy, applied psychology, pragmatics of human communication, and educational program 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, enhance intellectual and creative activities, and alleviate the many social ills that have plagued humanity throughout our history.

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    1 thought on “Selections from Science and Sanity: An Introduction to Non-Aristotelian Systems and General Semantics

    1. The rating is based on my uptake, which was low. Some interesting thoughts for me to ponder, but hard to mine from the dense academic writing, for which I am much out of practice.

    2. The thesis of the author is mostly obsolete today, yet it has a pedagogic quality that makes more advanced philosophies accessible (for instance, Don Ross and James Ladyman's ontic structural realism, Every Thing Must Go: Metaphysics Naturalized). The only frustrating hurdle is Korzybski insistance of using an eccentric terminology, more representative of his own lack of mastery of the English language than indicative of novel concepts. Still worth reading. A less painful alternative is Bob P. P [...]

    3. Koryzybski (1933) claimed the human race, particularly the west, was being kept in a maladjusted and infant-like state due to the use of concepts and verbal-isms that remained unchanged since the days of Aristotle.His remedy was to integrate scientific and mathematical knowledge to arrive at a more adjusted state of higher reasoning that prevents animal like emotional reactions. Although not an easy read by any standards,the interest level generated was high which provided the motivation needed [...]

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