Korzybski


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Korzybski

Alfred (Habdank Skarbek). 1879--1950, US originator of the theory and study of general semantics, born in Poland
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The naivety of 1960s optimism and the eventual collapse of pre-Hayakawa general semantics are summarized by Paulson when he states that "by the 1960s the intellectual threads that Korzybski had woven together in his classic Science and Sanity had come unraveled.
The reader faces a daunting task, as Korzybski asks for a reflective and self-critical analysis of one's language and the value systems implicit in language.
Alfred Korzybski understood posttraumatic stress firsthand, as he had suffered from its effects as a combat veteran of WWI.
Strate's essays begin with Korzybski the person, Korzybski's influences, contemporaries, major works, followers, and of course, accessible explanations of Korzybski's general semantics.
Korzybski was also, indeed, prophetically prescient in the dictation to his secretary that predicted that he wouldn't live to finish the task, for he was (no doubt unwittingly) tangentially alluding to another aspect of light.
The lack of headway in harmonious human interaction was evident to Korzybski by the occasion of WWI (aka the "Great War" and "A War to End All Wars"), a horrific event brought about by nationalism, narcissism, jealousy, greed, domestic concerns, and a host of other motivating factors.
As individuals, Gandhi, King, and Korzybski were successful, to a great extent, in transferring what they had deemed to be great principles to the realm of everyday lives of their own.
Addressing a student audience, Korzybski hoped to convey how "parents, teachers, preachers" train youth to "expect too much" in life.
Alfred Korzybski set out to study Man, his qualities and problems in his book Manhood of Humanity: The Science & Art of Human Engineering.
Korzybski was the one who came out, forged a new path and broke the cast iron template of Laws of Thought.
394); and Korzybski, "higher order time-binding abstractions," through practicing "consciousness of abstracting"--remembering we have not included all (more below).
The Philosophy of Communication Division of the National Communication Association has awarded the "Top Book Chapter of the year" to Isaac Catt for his chapter titled, "Korzybski and Charles Sanders Peirce," which appears in Korzybski And .