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- United States semanticist (born in Poland) (1879-1950)
Who is Alfred Korzybski?
Alfred Korzybski: Alfred Habdank Skarbek Korzybski was a Polish-American independent scholar who developed a field called general semantics, which he viewed as both distinct from, and more encompassing than, just the field of semantics. He argued that human knowledge of the world is limited both by the human nervous system and the languages humans have developed, and thus no one can have direct access to reality, given that the most we can know is that which is filtered through the brain's responses to reality. His best known dictum is "The map is not the territory".
- also known as Коржибски, Альфред
- born on (136 years ago) in Warsaw
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Philosopher, engineer, mathematician, scientist
- died on (65 years ago) in Lakeville
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by Stephen W. Littlejohn, Karen A. Foss
Alfred Korzybski General semantics is Alfred Vladislavovich Habdank Skarbek Korzybski's attempt to redirect the manner of thought ...
by Janet M. Bennett
Alfred Korzybski, considered the founder of general semantics, wrote on reports, inferences, and judgments, outlining distinctions among these cognitive processes. Samuel Ichiye Hayakawa popularized Korzybski's ideas in the mid- to late ...
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