Volume 70, Number 4 (October 2013), of the Institute of General Semantics’s quarterly journal ETC: A Review of General Semantics has been mailed and is now available for download from the IGS Store in searchable PDF format.
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- “Alethic Relativism and Faultless Disagreement: Weighing in on the Puzzle from a General Semantics Perspective” by John Engle
- “On the Benefits of Sticking to Certain Principles: A Response to Lloyd Moran’s ‘How Pseudo-Scientists Get Away with It'” by Tim Lyons
- “What Is Mathematics and Why Does It Matter” by Carmen M. Latterell and Janelle L. Wilson
- “The Largest Whale Penis in the Jungle and Other Big Things: Toward Simpler Messages” by Mark Hickson III
- “The Real Consequences of Imaginary Sex Acts” by Brent Lunceford
- “An Inconvenient Booth: Mistaking Symbol for Both Map and Territory” by Jan Lukas Buterman
- “Awareness and Action: A General Semantics Approach to Effective Language Behavior (Part 3) — Allness: Discovering It Is Not Possible to Know Everything about Anything” by Mary P. Lahman
- 75th Anniversary Reprint:
“Laws of the Media” by Marshall McLuhan
“Television: The New State Religion?” by George Gerbner
“The Information Environment” by Neil Postman
- Plus Book Reviews and Dates and Indexes.
The cover of ETC 70:4 is from a painting by British artist Dominic Heffer titled “Painting etc. 2.”