of Korzybski who will welcome these pages with the knowledge that they have been corrected by the advice and thoughtful suggestions of Kendig and her staff.
Charles Morris, my friend and my professor and guide over the years, took the time to read that portion of this book which concerns his two major works relative to the science of signs, to edit that portion of this book, and to read it in final draft. But, although my pages which are concerned with these important works have had the scrutiny of their author, they should be considered as the work of a student who has relied upon the pioneer work of the recognized leader in this field.
And now I must give credit to others, without whom this book could not have been written:
I am grateful to the publishers for permission to quote from the following books: American Journal of Orthopsychiatry: Edmund W. Sinnott, "The Biology of Purpose"; Harcourt, Brace and Company, Inc.: I. A. Richards, Principles of Literary Criticism; Ogden and Richards, The Meaning of Meaning; Harper & Brothers: Gardner Murphy, Personality, A Biosocial Approach to Origins and Structure; Anatol Rapoport, Operational Philosophy; Harvard University Press: Susanne K. Langer, Philosophy in a New Key; Houghton Mifflin Company: Norbert Wiener, The Human Use of Human Beings; Alfred Hab~ dank Korzybski Estate, Charlotte Schuchardt Read, Literary Executor: Alfred Korzybski, Science and Sanity; The Macmillan Company: Norman Cousins, Who Speaks for Man?; Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation Publications: I. A. Richards, "Communication Between Men: The Meaning of Language" Cybernetics; McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.: Kurt Lewin, Principles of Topological Psychology; Prentice-Hall, Inc.: Charles Morris, Signs, Language and