Theories of Communications EXPLICATION Paper 2

With language we can translate and transform an event

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Unformatted text preview: scientific study of meaning in language. General semantics is interested in the environment that we create with our language and our communication processes. With language, we can translate and transform an event into an object: semantics were highly interesting to Korzybski, inspiring him to compose many different theories. Beyond his map theory discussed previously, Postman goes on to describe the way in which Korzybski referred to human beings as “time binders.” The ways, in which we can communica...
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This document was uploaded on 02/22/2014 for the course COM 295 at Grand Valley State University.

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