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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In other words, we read unconsciously into the world the structure of the language we use. Applicable to every moment of waking life. Open Preview See a Problem? Aug 21, Robsclone rated it it was amazing. Find it on Scholar. Karen Wickliff – Books Published: Sixth printing,hardcover with blue cloth boards in dust jacket, octavo, kogzybski. Science and Sanity By Alfred Korzybski.

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

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Was my problem because the language of science, metaphysics and psychiatry really that different then? Jan 14, Michael Warot marked it as to-read Shelves: Engineerphilosophermathematician. This should not be confused with semantics. He was a Polish count, born in Firmly bound with clean unmarked text. A few students took a biscuit.

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Today the teachings of “Science and Sanity” seem as relevant as when they were written, especially in the light of our present tendency to attach labels to persons, and groups of persons, whom we like or dislike, and to see the world in terms of black and white: Preview — Science and Sanity by Alfred Korzybski. Better World Books Ltd Condition: Unfortunately, I don’t h I started reading this online. Korzybski, touched by the combination of strength, gentleness and modesty his writing exudes.

Retrieved from ” https: Pages clean and free of writing or marks. Third edition ; 3rd large printing.

A copy has travelled with me in my life helping me to joyfully reach 56 years of age. His best known dictum is ” The map is not the territory “.

The first is that the author is not a native speaker of English. I read it age 14 and it felt like I was wandering around inside my home, it also changed me and how I understand language, cognition, misinterpretation, misunderstanding, manipulation and religion. It had nothing to do with their content. His system amd the promotion of attitudes such as “I don’t know; let’s see,” in order that we may better discover or reflect on its realities as revealed by modern science.

I disagree that language is that which creates a discrepancy between technological advancement, and social advancement. This is done by allowing enough time for the emotional portion of the response to rise to the surface and be identified so that you don’t just react to something you hear without knowing why your response came out the way it did.


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He muttered that he just had to eat something, and he asked the students on the seats in alfrde front row if they would also like a biscuit. Williams, William Morton Wheeler, E. Korzybski does this by presenting his readers with numerous concepts, drawn from anthropology, biology, education, logic, mathematics, neurology, physics, physiology, psychiatry, semantics, and other disciplines.

I agree with other reviews that say this can be a difficult book to read. A synonym for this science and sanity is actually the antidote to many philosophies that uses confusions in their alcred of language to create meaningless questions, and respond with meaningless answers. In particular, it warns us from using the little word “is” of identification without realising how it can constrain our view of the world. Apr 24, Kevin marked it as to-read.

These sometimes mislead us about what is the truth.

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Science and Sanity

Both men had distinguished careers. He received an engineering education in Warsaw, fought with the Russian army in WW I, was injured and sent to North America in late to co-ordinate the shipment of war supplies to Svience.

Korzybski’s work argued that human knowledge of the world is limited both by the human nervous system and by the structure of language.