The publications of Balvant Parekh Centre complement its programs in fulfilling the production and distribution of ideas and knowledge. Our major publications include books on General Semantics and allied areas, Anekaant: A Journal of Polysemic Thought, the Memorial Lecture booklets, Newsletter and Annual Report.
We have brought out three books in collaboration with Pencrafts International so far. General Semantics: A Critical Companion (edited by Deepa Mishra), The Book of Radical General Semantics (Gad Horowitz and Colin J. Campbell [authors] and edited by Gad Horowitz and Shannon Bell) and Reading Alfred Korzybski Through Inter-Theoretic Explorations (TRS Sharma). Read more
Anekaant: A Journal of Polysemic Thought is a bi-annual, refereed, international journal, which brings out both special issues and general numbers. Till further notice, members of Balvant Parekh Centre are eligible to receive a copy of the journal. Those who are not members of the Centre and institutions can subscribe to Anekaant.
The Distinguished Lectures from 2009-2012 and the Memorial Lectures from 2013-2018 have been printed as booklets. Read more
Newsletters and Reports
The Centre has been publishing bi-annual newsletters from 2009-2016 to provide information about its programs, publications and library. From 2017, we have decided to bring out annual reports that contain information about programs organized in the current year, publications and announcements about programs planned for the next year.
In order to make General Semantics accessible to the people in India, the Centre has decided to encourage translations of the key texts of general semantics into regional languages. We have funded translations of two basic general semantics texts into Gujarati: Dr. Hemant Dave translated General Semantics: An Outline Survey by Kenneth G. Johnson into Vyapak Anvayvichar: Ek Rooprekha. Sadhana Desai did a translation of Martin Levinsonís Practical Fairytales for Everyday Living, as Divaswapna. Read More