Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Alfred Korzybski on Representations

The map is not the territory.

In "Science and Sanity" (1933). Alfred Korzybski (1879–1950) 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.

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