International Society for General Semantics (ISGS)

Société internationale de sémantique générale

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History

1943, Chicago IL (USA), as 'Society for General Semantics'. Registered in the state of Illinois (USA). Jan 2004, merged with (US) Institute of General Semantics.

Aims

Advance knowledge and inquiry into non-Aristotelian systems and general semantics through publications, seminars, lectures, research and other appropriate educational and scientific means; explore how language shapes human society and the image of oneself and others; uncover limitations and rigidities of language, encouraging adjustment to the changing non-verbal world; improve ability to think critically; discover more effective language for thinking, expressing feelings, reviewing action and predicting and planning for the future.

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Activities

International Conference (every 2 or 3 years).

Structure

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Languages

English.

Staff

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Financing

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Consultative Status

United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (Ros A).

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 43 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Society
    • Society
  • Cybernetics
    • Systems
  • Language
    • Languages
    • Linguistics
  • Philosophy
    • Thought
    • Philosophy

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 10: Reduced Inequality

UIA Org ID

D2486

Last News Received

2005
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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