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Language habits in human affairs : an introduction to general semantics

Author: Irving J Lee; Sanford I Berman
Publisher: Concord, Calif. : International Society for General Semantics ; Engelwood, N.J. : Institute of General Semantics, 1994.
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Lee, Irving J., 1909-1955.
Language habits in human affairs.
Concord, Calif. : International Society for General Semantics ; Engelwood, N.J. : Institute of General Semantics, 1994
(OCoLC)891866989
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Irving J Lee; Sanford I Berman
ISBN: 0918970415 9780918970411
OCLC Number: 31172859
Description: xxvii, 285 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / Alfred Korzybski --
Preface --
1. Language for the living --
2. The useful use of words --
3. The many uses of a word --
4. Acquaintance, abstracting, non-allness --
5. A world in process --
6. Indexing makes the differences --
6. Facts first --
then words --
8. A spell of words --
9. Descriptions and inferences --
10. When to "keep still" --
11. The four "is'es" --
12. The necessity for application --
Index --
Bibliography.
Responsibility: Irving J. Lee ; edited by Sanford I. Berman ; with a foreword by Alfred Korzybski.

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