Academic journal article ETC.: A Review of General Semantics

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Academic journal article ETC.: A Review of General Semantics

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Professor Isabel Caro Gabalda of the University of Valencia in Spain has published El Uso del Leguaje en Psicoterpia Cognitiva (2014), a volume on cognitive psychology that is based on general semantics. She dedicates the book to her former colleagues at the International Society for General Semantics and the Institute of General Semantics, specifically Sanford I. Berman, Mary Morain, Patricia G. Maynard, Robert U. Redpath, William Exton, Jr., and Charlotte Schuchardt-Read. In the copy she sent to us, Professor Caro Gabalda penned on the flyleaf "To all my colleagues at the Institute of General Semantics for the support of my interest in general semantics." She has clearly turned that interest into an important book containing practical uses for GS.

The Philosophy of Communication Division of the National Communication Association has awarded the "Top Book Chapter of the year" to Isaac Catt for his chapter titled, "Korzybski and Charles Sanders Peirce," which appears in Korzybski And ... edited by Corey Anton and Lance Strate.

The Sixty-Second Annual Alfred Korzybski Lecture/Dinner/Symposium, which was held at the Princeton Club in NYC from October 24 to 26, was a great success. On Friday night, the J. Talbot Winchell Award for Exceptional Service to General Semantics was presented to Prafulla Kar and Devkumar Trivedi of the Balvant Parekh Centre for General Semantics and Other Human Sciences, which is located in Baroda, India; Elizabeth Kolbert was given the 2014 Samuel I. …

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