SCIENCE. SANITY. AN INTRODUCTION TO. NON-ARISTOTELIAN SYSTEMS AND. GENERAL SEMANTICS. BY. ALFRED KORZYBSKI. AUTHOR, Manhood of . Find Science and Sanity by Alfred Korzybski- at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. That was my first introduction to the work of Count Alfred Korzybski. “Science and Sanity” was a symphony he composed for his one-string guitar. . For no ‘ facts’ are ever free from ‘doctrines’: so whoever fancies he can free himself from.

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Showing best matches Show all copies. What makes Biblio different? Sign In Register Help Cart. Science and Sanity By Alfred Korzybski. First edition, first printing.

Light bump to lower front corner, rubbing with some color loss to spine tips and less so to corners, spine dull, still a very good copy, internally clean with hinges firm, in custom mylar cover.

Lebeson; “To Anita L. Lebeson, with best semantic wishes and memories, Evanston,A. Light bump to lower front corner, rubbing with some color loss to spine tips and less so to corners, spine dull, still a very go Edition: Loosely laid in snd the newsletter of The International Society For General Semantics with address label of the person Korzybski inscribed the book to.

Second Korzybsoi with supplementary Introduction and Bibliography. Original blue cloth, pages. He is remembered for developing the theory of general semantics. Korzybski’s work argued that human knowledge of the world is limited both by the human nervous system and by the structure of language. Korzybski thought that people do not have access to direct knowledge of reality; rather they have access to perceptions and to a set of beliefs which human society dree confused with direct knowledge of reality.

Korzybski is remembered as the author of the dictum: Some light general wear to the cloth covers, predominately at the spine ends. Firmly bound with clean unmarked text. First Edition, First Printing; Inscribed, Signed and Dated by the author on free front endpaper; “Program of the First American Congress for General Semantics” laid in as well as an article about the book; interior is unmarked; pages.

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Binding tight and square. Pages clean and free of writing or marks. Earl The Pearls Published: Lancaster, Pennsylvania and New York: First printing of the second edition, stated. Spine a little rubbed, else a very good or better copy. Ownership signature asnity important psychologist George A. Miller, while an undergraduate at the University of Alabama. Miller was, among many other things, aanity head the Harvard Psychology Department, the former president of the American Psychological Association, recipient of the National Medal of Science, and the founder of WordNet.

Miller has added a quote from Oliver Wendell Holmes on the copyright page. Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. International Non-Aristotelian Library, Classic highly acclaimed text presents a detailed and complex compilation of the author’s preeminent multidisciplinary work in the field of general semantics, including his theory of humankind: Korzybski’s work held a view that human beings are limited in what they know by the structure of their nervous systems, and the structure of their languages.

Human beings cannot experience the world directly, but only through their danity nonverbal impressions or “gleanings” derived from the nervous system, and verbal indicators expressed and derived from language.

Sometimes our perceptions sccience our languages actually mislead us as to the “facts” with which we must deal. Our understanding of what is going on sometimes lacks similarity of structure with what is actually going on. He stressed training in awareness of abstracting, using techniques that eanity had derived from his study of mathematics and science.

He called this awareness, this goal of his system, “consciousness of abstracting. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Third Edition, First Printing [stated]. Clean, gilt bright, trace of rubbing at corners. Near Fine Book Edition: Institute of General Semantics, Very good clean tight copy. Text free of marks.

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First Edition, Third Printing. Institute of General Semantics. Rear EP has discoloration where a newspaper clipping was placed in book. Science korzyybski sanity; an introduction to non-Aristotelian systems and general semantics.

Light exterior wear, scifnce pages. Owner’s plate and signature inside front cover. Stefan Lacroix Vintage Books Published: Owner’s plate and signature inside front cover. Ships from the UK. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Your purchase also supports literacy charities. Better World Books Ltd Condition: Fort Worth, Texas, U.


First published in October,Science and Sanity was intended to be a textbook showing how in modern scientific methods we can find factors of sanity, to be tested empirically.

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. Sixth printing,hardcover with blue cloth boards in dust jacket, octavo, pp.

Science and Sanity

DJ fair with crease and toning to spine, spine also has crude “repair” to foot, hinges worn and torn, toned, part of rear flap cut out, now in archival mylar wrap.

With four related pamphlets laid in.

A very bright and fine copy in the original publisher’s blue buckram with gilt stamped spine. Clean, tight and unmarked. The dust jacket has one tiny closed nick on the spine otherwise bright and fine kkorzybski in a fresh korzybskl mylar cover. Hardcover with NO dust jacket in Good condition. Moderate surface and edge wear. Covers are faded and corners bumped. Pages are clean but faintly tanned. Book has very faint wear to extremities. Pages are free of marks and binding is sound.

Dust jacket has light wear to corners; fore edges a slightly age toned, as is rear panel; one very small blemish on spine. DJ has been placed in an archival mylar sleeve. Preface by Russell Meyers. Fourth edition, sixth printing, Third edition ; 3rd large printing. Sturdy, tight, square, solid binding, clean edges and spine ends, complete interior. Blue cloth hardcover, pages, indexed. Carefully packaged, quickly shipped. All Heart Books Published: Third edition ; 3rd large printing ISBN: Karen Wickliff – Books Published: Please email for photos.

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