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Selections from Science and Sanity, Second Edition (Paperback)

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By Alfred Korzybski, Lance Strate (Editor), Bruce I. Kodish (Foreword by)
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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
ISBN: 9780982755914
ISBN-10: 0982755910
Publisher: Institute of General Semantics
Publication Date: December 21st, 2010
Pages: 240
Language: English