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Selections From Science And Sanity

Author : Alfred Korzybski
ISBN : 0982755902
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This second edition, published in response to the recent Korzybski revival, adds new introductory material and a revised index, providing an accessible introduction to Korzybski's arguments concerning the need for a non-Aristotelian approach to knowledge, thought, perception, and language, to coincide with non-Newtonian physics and non-Euclidean geometries.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Science And Sanity

Author : Alfred Korzybski
ISBN : 0937298018
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Manhood Of Humanity

Author : Alfred Korzybski
ISBN : 093729800X
Genre : Social Science
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Category: Social Science

Alfred Korzybski

Author : Alfred Korzybski
ISBN : 0910780080
Genre : General semantics
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Fifty-six items, plus documentary 'supplements', can be considered a biographical as well as theoretical working edition of the origins and development of Korzybski's revolutionary system called "general semantics".
Category: General semantics

Et Cetera

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ISBN : UCAL:B4434435
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50 Short Science Fiction Tales

Author : Isaac Asimov
ISBN : 9780684842967
Genre : Fiction
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Includes science fiction tales by Issac Asimov, Anthony Boucher, Robert A. Heinlein, and Jack Finney
Category: Fiction

The Futurians

Author : Damon Knight
ISBN : 9780575111417
Genre : Fiction
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The Futurian Society was founded in 1938 by thirteen science fiction fans; it never numbered more than twenty, including wives, girl friends and hangers-on; yet out of this small group came seven of the most famous names in science fiction: Isaac Asimov, James Blish, Damon Knight, Cyril Kornbluth, Judith Merril, Frederik Pohl and Donald A. Wollheim. Brilliant, eccentric and poor, the Futurians invented their own subculture, with its communal dwellings, its folklore, songs and games, even its own mock religion. In later years many of them became influential novelists, editors, anthologists, literary agents and publishers. The author has interviewed ten of the surviving Futurians and has traced down the widow of one member whose tragic fate was unknown until now. Drawing on correspondence, unpublished manuscripts, and amateur publications (including a collection of Futurian wall newspapers which had wound up in Australia), he has written a fascinating narrative of the early days of the Futurians, the feuds and lawsuits that divided them, and their later careers.
Category: Fiction

Einstein And Aquinas A Rapprochement

Author : J.F. Kiley
ISBN : 9789401031721
Genre : Philosophy
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Now how would things be intelligible if they did not proceed from an intelligence? In the last analy sis a Primal Intelligence must exist, which is itself Intellection and Intelligibility in pure act, and which is the first principle of intelligibility and essences of things, and causes order to exist in them, as well as an infinitely complex network of regular relationships, whose fundamental mysterious unity our reason dreams of rediscovering in its own way. Such an approach to God's existence is a variant of Thomas Aquinas' fifth way. Its impact was secretly present in Einstein's famous saying: "God does not play dice," which, no doubt, used the word God in a merely figurative sense, and meant only: "nature does not result from a throw of the dice," yet the very fact implicitly postulated the existence of the divine Intellect. Jacques Maritain God's creation is the insistence on the dependence of "epistemology" on ontology; man's acknow ledgement of creation is an insistence on the episte mological recovery of ontology.
Category: Philosophy

More E Prime

Author : Paul Dennithorne Johnston
ISBN : 0918970407
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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