Academic journal article ETC.: A Review of General Semantics

Philosophical Practitioner Will Present the 2001 Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture

Academic journal article ETC.: A Review of General Semantics

Philosophical Practitioner Will Present the 2001 Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture

Article excerpt

Dr. Lou Marinoff, author of the popular philosophical practice selfhelp book, Plato, Not Prozac will present the next Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture on November 9, 2001, in New York City, sponsored by the Institute of General Semantics. The title of this year's lecture is "General Semantics and Philosophical Practice: Korzybski's Contributions to the Global Village."

Associate Professor of Philosophy at the City College of New York and founding president of the American Philosophical Practitioners Association, Dr. Marinoff began counseling clients in 1991, working philosophically with individuals, groups, and organizations. He has published numerous scholarly articles in decision theory, ethics, philosophy of science, philosophy of religion, and political philosophy. In his book Plato, Not Prozac: Applying Philosophy to Everyday Life (HarperCollins 1999) and in his practice, Dr. Marinoff shows clients how the ideas of the world's great thinkers, from Kierkegaard's thoughts on coping with death to the I Ching 's guidelines on adapting to change, can illuminate and improve our lives.

The Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lectures began in 1952 with talks by William Vogt, National Director of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and author of Road to Survival, and M. F. Ashley Montagu, Professor of Anthropology, Rutgers University, author of On Being Human and Statement on Race. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.