Alfred Korzybski

1879 - 1950

A Quote by Alfred Korzybski on alfred korzybski and interconnected

It is a fallacy of the old schools to divide man into parcels, elements, thoughts, emotions, intuitions, etc.  All human faculties consist of an interconnected whole. 

Alfred Korzybski (1879 - 1950)

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A Quote by Alfred Korzybski on thought, complex, idea, and mind

Any object of thought is both 'more than what we think, and different'.

Alfred Korzybski (1879 - 1950)

Source: Thought as a System, Pages: xiv

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A Quote by Alfred Korzybski on mataphysics, philosphy, reality, knowledge, and epistomolgy

The map is not the territory it represents, but if correct, it has a similar structure to the territory, which accounts for its usefulness.'

Alfred Korzybski (1879 - 1950)

Source: Science and Sanity: An Introduction to Non-Aristotelian Systems and General Semantics (International Non-Aristotelian Library), Pages: 58

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A Quote by Alfred Korzybski on metaphysics, words, ideas, and epistomolgy

I want to make clear only that words are not the things spoken about, and that there is no such thing as an object in absolute isolation.'

Alfred Korzybski (1879 - 1950)

Source: Science and Sanity: An Introduction to Non-Aristotelian Systems and General Semantics (International Non-Aristotelian Library), Pages: 50

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A Quote by Alfred Korzybski

The map is not the territory.

Alfred Korzybski (1879 - 1950)

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A Quote by Alfred Korzybski on belief, doubt, life, and thinking

There are two ways to slide easily through life: namely, to believe everything, or to doubt everything; both ways save us from thinking.

Alfred Korzybski (1879 - 1950)

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