Drive Yourself Sane: Using the Uncommon Sense of General Semantics

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Extensional Publishing, 2001 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 237 pages
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Review: Drive Yourself Sane : Using the Uncommon Sense of General Semantics

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The book is a really dense, enjoyable exploration of General Semantics, or how to recognize that we use language in imprecise ways. There's a lot of heavy reading in this, mostly in dissecting how ... Read full review

Review: Drive Yourself Sane : Using the Uncommon Sense of General Semantics

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A clear and concise book by Bruce I. Kodish on Alfred Korzybk's General Sematics. I was better able to understand and absorb Science and Sanity by Korzybski and write my own works on non-fiction and fiction alike because of this book. Read full review

Contents

List of Illustrations
12
Uncommon Sense
30
Endless Complexities
45
The Process of Abstracting
59
Mapping Structures
74
The Structural Differential
89
NonVerbal Awareness
100
Verbal Awareness
112
Getting Extensional
167
TimeBinding
186
EtCetera
199
Alfred Korzybski in his Chicago Office 1944
202
On General Semantics Organizations
206
Notes
215
References
224
Index
230

The Structure of Language
127
SelfReflexive Mapping
146

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