General Semantics resources

I collected thes files in 2009 while researching General Semantics. I’m linking files as I put them online

ALFRED KORZYBSKI MEMORIAL LECTURE 1991 General Semantics and Rational-Emotive Therapy by Albert Ellis

Robert Anton Wilson – Quantum Psychology.pdf
GENERAL SEMANTICS: An Outline Survey by Kenneth G. Johnson

Nominalism (defined on the web)

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Abraham Maslow’s 1957 Alfred Korzybski Lecture

I have just read this lecture, and it is really nice.

Maslow (W)

The Conclusion to Abraham Maslow’s 1957 Alfred Korzybski Lecture follows:

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Supreme fiction

I listened to a podcast today from the ABC on Claude Levi Strauss (W) and made connections with what I think of as Korzybski’s somewhat phenomenological ideas, so I searched for the connection and found one, guess who?:

(Quote follows & some references to books I’d like to follow up on here too)
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Alfred Korzybski: Writing

This book, Alfred Korzybski: Collected Writings, 1920-1950, from 1990 is only available second-hand – too expensive. I then found the Google edition below.


This book and all of Korzybski’s books are for sale cheaply at General Semantics Institute online

I a Bought Science & Sanity from GSI – arrived in days! It is also online here.

Alfred Korzybski: Collected Writings, 1920-1950 follows (embedded)
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A generally semantic journey

I have enjoyed some of the writing and audio from Al Turtle a relationship therapist. I get an RSS feed of his updates and today found a link to his favourite books. Great idea!

I found a ebook of A. E. Van Vogt’s The World of Null-A, non-Aristotelian logic in SF form. I see that this is not a one-off in Al’s list! He is into General Semantics – intrigued I went off on a search trail.

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