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The Institute of General Semantics provides support and training in the methods and applications of general semantics.   Become a Member

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General semantics is the renowned, practical discipline that applies modern scientific thinking and language strategies to solve problems. 


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ETC: A Review of General Semantics

ETC: A Review of General Semantics is a journal founded in 1943 by the International Society for General Semantics. ISGS merged with the Institute of General Semantics in 2003 and since that time the Institute has published the journal.

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ETC contributes to and advances the understanding of language, thought, and behavior. Each issue of ETC provides the latest research and discourse on general semantics.

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