Alfred Korzybski


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United States semanticist (born in Poland) (1879-1950)

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As such, maybe Alfred Korzybski, in the preface of the third edition to Manhood of Humanity (1921/2001) has the final say when he writes: "We need not blind ourselves with the old dogma that 'human nature cannot be changed', for we find that it can be changed if we know how.
For the formulations of Alfred Korzybski, similarly for each, an alerting trigger resulting in action can be created; for example, the hot-button for indexing can be "distin" implying a distinct individual distinguished apart from abstracted class characteristics.
As such, it is worthwhile to recall that Alfred Korzybski first put forth these principles out of concern to improve individual freedom and autonomy, and to alleviate the personal and social problems that give rise to conflict, prejudice, and a failure to live up to our full human potential.
THE CLOSING of the world war," Alfred Korzybski predicted in 1921, "is the dosing of the childhood of humanity.
On listening to the 2013 Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture by Terrence Deacon (2013a, 2013b), I was reminded that the same is true for Charles Darwin.
Albert Ellis, the founder of rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT), was quite candid in his 1991 Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture talk that the REBT is heavily indebted to GS ideas.
The award bears a cash sum of $1,000, and recipients will be officially recognized at the annual Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture.
Also to convert is approximately eleven hours of reels of a seminar led by Alfred Korzybski with a projected release by year's end, as well as a large number of reels of lectures by many of the notable teachers who have taught for the IGS.
General semantics, as founded by Alfred Korzybski, has a more specific interest than its name implies.
Cummings and an article from Alfred Korzybski from the very first publication of ETC--in August 1943.
Kendig, A Memoir: Alfred Korzybski & His Work from Manhood of Humanity, Second Edition, pp.
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The most ambitious attempt to synthesize and made usable such scientific and linguistic findings as are here called 'semantic' is the work of Alfred Korzybski, Polish (now American) mathematician and engineer.
I had an opportunity to provide some comments at the most recent Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture held last October in which I referenced the 1994 book Mathsemantics: Making Numbers Talk Sense in which Ed MacNeal offers 29 propositions designed to introduce us to mathematical meanings in action or, as he calls it "the semantics of numbers.