The psychology of B.F. Skinner /

Behaviorists, or more precisely Skinnerians, commonly consider Skinner's work to have been misrepresented, misunderstood, and to some extent defamed. In this book, the author clarifies the work of B F Skinner, and puts it into historical and philosophical context. Though not a biography, the bo...

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Main Author: O'Donohue, William T.
Other Authors: Ferguson, Kyle E.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, ©2001.
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Table of Contents:
  • B.F. Skinner--The man
  • Skinner's intellectual background
  • Skinner's philosophy of a science of human behavior--Radical behaviorism
  • Operant conditioning and the experimental analysis of behavior
  • Skinner on cognition
  • Skinner on language
  • Applied behavior analysis
  • B.F. Skinner : expert self-manager
  • Skinner's views on bettering society
  • Criticisms of Skinner
  • Skinner's legacy.