Earlier this year as a board member for the Institute of General Semantics, I was posed three questions: In what ways and to what extent can GS continue to assist in the development of society in the contemporary (e.g. PTSD)? What are the primary challenges currently facing GS? What should be/ could be the future direction of the GS? My response … Read More
An essay I wrote this year redefining the field of semantics to better understand and define the field of general semantics was recently published in the journal ETC: A Review of General Semantics. The essay — titled “On Semantics and General Semantics: Redefining the Former to Understand the Latter” — appears in ETC Volume 70, Issue 3 and kicks off the issue … Read More
Just now coming out is a new essay of mine published in ETC: A Review of General Semantics, Volume 68, Number 2. The essay–titled “Introduction to ‘Difficulties in Learning to Apply General Semantics’”–is a companion piece to a transcript I edited of a recording of Alfred Korzybski from 1947. That transcript follows my introductory essay and had never before been … Read More
I’ve had a number of things going on in my life recently and I thought I’d bring your attention to them. I have even more things going on than what I’m listing, but here are some of the things I’m really excited to note. Stand-In Central http://standincentral.com In March 2010, I officially launched Stand-In Central, a helpful resource for the … Read More
Check another thing off the to-do list: I have a new blog! I’ve officially released my general semantics blog titled “Off the Map.” It can be found at the following address: http://benhauck.com/offthemap You can also access it via the “GS Blog” box at the right. This blog is special in that it will have a companion Feature regularly running in … Read More
Today I heard word that I was elected to the Board of Trustees for the Institute of General Semantics.