Science and Sanity has ratings and 29 reviews. Steven said: I Korzybski’s insight into the importance of language/semantics/reasoning is without equal. Korzybski, A. (). Science and sanity. An introduction to non-Aristotelian systems and general semantics. Oxford, England: International Non-Aristotelian Libr. Results 1 – 19 of 19 Science and Sanity by Korzybski, Alfred and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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He scieence that he just had to eat something, and he asked the students on the seats korzybsku the front scienxe if they would also like a biscuit. Unfortunately I found the book unreadable. The Basics Daniel Chandler No preview available – On it was a big picture of a dog’s head and the words “Dog Cookies.

Hayakawa later to become a Republican member of the U. The Institute of General Semantics. Servire,p. A curiosity, to be read with other books of its decade. Wikiquote has quotations related to: May 10, Keith rated it it was amazing.

The reason I’m not giving it 5 stars is that, honestly, it is almost unreadable for modern humans. Miller has added a wanity from Oliver Wendell Holmes on the copyright page. Quotes from Science and Sanit Our understanding of what is going on sometimes lacks korzyybski of structure with what is actually going on. Sturdy, tight, square, solid binding, clean edges and spine ends, complete interior. Korzybski was well received in numerous disciplines, as evidenced by the positive reactions from leading figures in the sciences and humanities in the s and s.


Alfred Korzybski

Lebeson, with best semantic wishes and memories, Evanston,A. He also lectured to Polish-American audiences about the conflict, promoting the sale of war bonds. Or maybe I’m missing the whole point.

Korzybski is remembered as the author of the dictum: Nov 29, Tadas Talaikis rated it it was amazing Shelves: A copy has travelled with me in my life helping me to joyfully reach 56 years of age. After having finished the book, I felt emot It took me a whole winter – about 5 months – to read through this opus.

I tripped over this dense tome in my searching half-crazed teenage phase of life. Second Edition with supplementary Introduction and Bibliography. Views Read Edit View history. Third edition ; 3rd large printing.

If I had first come across this today there is no way I would give it the time. Detailed and dry, but a mind opener if you can bear with it. Institute of General Semantics. Our understanding sometimes lacks similarity of structure with what is actually happening. Unfortunately, I don’t h I started reading this online. Please email us if you require a specific, detailed description of adn book condition. I understand that it is implying that we need to address language in a much fuller way.

This no doubt made his explanations harder to structure.


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

Some of the General Semantics tradition was continued by Samuel I. Institute of General Semantics. These ideas have changed the way I think, write and speak to people and have given voice to the nagging feeling I have always had that we have been doing everything fundamentally wrong.

I agree with other reviews that say this can be a difficult book to read.

Weinberg’s Levels of Knowing and Existence to korzbyski much a more accessible work on the subject. Correct year of publication. It is very academic. The dust jacket has one tiny closed nick on the spine otherwise bright and fine also in a fresh protective mylar cover. That hypothetical speculation simply must include Korzybski.

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

I found the language difficult to understand and overly repetitive. Motivation and Personality Abraham H. Selected pages Title Page. Hardcover with NO dust jacket in Good condition.

Owner’s plate and signature inside front cover. Each time I think about a problem in my life or in the wo I am another reader whose life was changed by reading this book.

Spine a little rubbed, else a very good or better copy.