Friday, October 3, 2014

Chapter 23 - Strange Footprints: Part 1 - Introduction

Korzybski: A Biography (Free Online Edition)
Copyright © 2014 (2011) by Bruce I. Kodish 
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At La Jolla, Alfred spent a great deal of his time reading, making notes, and pondering. He wanted to get to the roots of time-binding and considered the foundations of mathematics and the theory of relativity particularly relevant. Three authors in these subjects particularly managed to grab his interest at this time: Bertrand Russell and Alfred North Whitehead (who had written jointly and separately), and Arthur Stanley Eddington. The works of these men had a major influence on Korzybski’s subsequent formulating. Therefore, in this chapter, I go into some detail on the ‘building blocks’ Alfred derived from them.

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