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Seminar Program for 2021

*** Meetings are currently held on-line, due to Covid-19 "separation rules" ***
     For details 
Contact AGS

Note:    Due to other circumstances, this schedule may change.
            Email reminders will be sent about 10 days before each event. 


Saturday 12th June 2021

10am Sydney Time

"Alternative Hypotheses"

Applying the extensional device of ETC to alternative hypotheses,
as used in science.

We will apply it to how people make up theories
on life, the universe and everything.

Expect a challenging discussion as we apply “etc”,
to our usual hot topics.


Facilitated by Mr David Hewson

Where:
    On-line, by Zoom. Click here to join.

When:
    Saturday 12th June, 10:00 am (Sydney time zone) for a catch up.
    The seminar will start at 11:30 am. We break briefly for lunch around 12 noon.
    Finishing around 1 pm.

    Please note that this is now a Sydney Saturday,
    so for those in North America, it will be a Friday.
    10am Sydney time is 8pm New York, Ohio etc. (Beware Daylight Saving time shifts)

Cost:
    Free! 
    AGS Membership for the year is AUD 25.


Timebinding

Timebinding, its formulation, implications and trends. 

"Fools say that they learn by experience. I prefer to profit by other's experience." Bismarck.  An example of timebinding off others that have gone before.


Demalogics = Decision Making Logics

This is a relatively new part of GS formulated by Ed MacNeal.  What does it cover and what is it useful for?

We will use the information to gain new insights into life.


RJ's un-Pula GS Glossary (under construction):

      A collaborative project, incorporating 20 years of AGS
     studies and discussions.


Baby Boomers in Popular Culture 

      How can we keep up with technology
      and dynamic culture,

      and engage with our children and their children?
      Are Korzybski’s extensional devices sufficient,
      or do we need some new ones?


Science without Soul

      On 13th November 2020,
      IGS Secretary Vanessa Biard-Schaeffer
      addressed the Italian Senate
      for the celebration of the UN 2020 Philosophy Day,
      on the theme “Science Without Soul.”


 More of Marty Levinson's 'Modern Fairy Tales

      What significance can we draw from these?
      Why are the 'traditional' fairy tales so durable? 
      Is there a possible role for new fictional creations in GS?


  * and this one,
    which was to be presented by Dion on 21 May 1999:

    "Examples of GS Formulations in the Media":
    Clips from movies/cartoons/comedy shows, etc,
    that extensionally show up some problems
    like fact-inference confusion (jumping to conclusions) ... 


Watch this website, or Contact AGS for details!

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