GENERAL SEMANTICS By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 The early attempt in philosophy of language to establish the relationship between words and referents on a scientific basis. Proved influential in a number of disciplines in the 1930s and 1940s. GENERAL SEMANTICS: "General semantics was introduced by Alfred Korzybski." Related Psychology Terms ZIPF'S LAW CAUSATION PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE SOCIAL SCIENCE PARADIGM SHIFT THORNDIKE-LORGE LIST STRUCTURALISM 1 NATURAL LAW JAMES, WILLIAM MULTILINGUAL APHASIA EXAMINATION (MAE) Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GENERAL SEMANTICS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/general-semantics/ (accessed September 27, 2020).