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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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Science and Sanity by Alfred Korzybski, A Reader’s Treasury Review by Bobby Matherne

Carefully packaged, quickly shipped. Want to Read saving…. Sane speak is less in certainties and more in abstractions. Firmly bound with clean unmarked text. All Heart Books Published: Feb 29, Ian rated it it was amazing.

Horsley Gantt, Edward L. Near Fine Book Edition: Last edited or checked January 7, ; fixed broken link May 7, Classic highly acclaimed text presents a detailed and complex compilation of the author’s preeminent multidisciplinary work in the field of general semantics, including his theory of humankind: Jan 15, Eric rated it it was amazing Shelves: Third edition ; 3rd large printing. He had written a book called “Science and Sanity”.

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If I had first come across this today there is no way I would give it the time. 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 limitations. The book definitely had an effect on the way I think about things.

Science and Sanity an Introduction to Non-Aristotelian Systems and General Semantics

sanitg What I retained is that a map is not the territory, and that sanitu can be as many maps as there are individual minds. Had they all been made up? For Philosophy of Mathematics: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Institute of GS Amazon. The first is that the author is not a native speaker of English. Dec 27, Xe Nikhil rated it it was amazing. Korzybski, touched by the combination of strength, gentleness and modesty his writing exudes.

It is not language that is lagging, but it’s economic understanding, that creates this imbalance. Pages sciecne clean but faintly tanned.

It comes highly recommended from a friend.

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Owner’s plate and signature inside front cover. Alexander Holik rated it it was amazing May 31, Many times when we say “is”, we should really csience “has” the property of, or the attribute, at this point in timeor “exhibits some of the korxybski of”, and add “etc. When discussing ideas as fundamental as t This could be the most important book I have ever read. Published by Institute of General Semantics first published Unfortunately, I don’t h I started reading this online. A few students took a biscuit.


Warsaw University of Technology. A curiosity, to be read with other books of its decade.

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William Burroughs went to a Korzybski workshop in the Autumn of Servire,p. All orders are processed promptly and carefully packaged. Institute of General Semantics. I tripped over this dense tome in my searching half-crazed teenage phase of life.

An intimidating book, but well worth it. Not for the faint of heart, this is a page book packed to the brim with linguistic insight. Rear EP has discoloration where a newspaper clipping was placed in book.

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