Alfred Korzybski

Alfred Korzybski

Born: July 3, 1879

Died: March 1, 1950

Nationality: Polish

Occupation: Scientist, engineer, philosopher, mathematician

Biography: Alfred Habdank Skarbek Korzybski was a Polish-American philosopher and scientist. 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.

Source/Notes: Science and Sanity: An Introduction to Non-Aristotelian Systems and General Semantics (1958 edition), Institute of GS - ISBN: 9780937298015

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