Born: July 3, 1879
Died: March 1, 1950
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.