Selections from Science and Sanity

Selections from Science and Sanity

Selections from Science and Sanity

Selections from Science and Sanity



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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'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.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940016191683
Publisher: Institute of General Semantics
Publication date: 02/04/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 754,677
File size: 1 MB
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