The meaning of the word "intelligence'' is seen to vary from one context to another. The term "multiordinal" has been applied by Korzybski to refer to words the meaning of which is indicated by the context and depends upon the order of abstraction involved. That the meaning of the word "intelligence" is many-valued or multiordinal may be seen from some of the following quotations taken from the writings of leading men in the field.
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Tuthill, C. E.
"An Analysis of the Implications and Reference of the Word "Intelligence","
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 45(1), 227-230.
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