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1879 – Korzybski – bio

Alfred Habdank Sharbek Korzybski was born in 1879 in Warsaw, Poland. He founded the theory of general semantics which deals with developing an awareness of the difference between layers of abstraction that separate symbols (such as words) and the events they represent. PRECURSOR: -0384 – Aristotle 1839 – Peirce 1848 – Frege 1861 – Whitehead […]

0872 – al-Farabi – bio

Al-Farabi was a Persian born in Turkestan around 872. He wrote many books on logic and became known as the “Second Teacher” (with Aristotle being the first teacher) in part because he developed a non-aristotelian form of logic. He studied the works of Aristotle and wrote commentaries on them. He also studied and wrote on […]