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Category: Philosophy -> Philosophy -> Inventory #14551
Philosophical Legacy of Behaviorism, The
Edited By Thyer,Bruce A.
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Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers
Place: London
Year: 1999
ISBN: 0792357361
Binding: Cloth
Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
Book Condition: Like New
Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published
This work describe the contributions of a behavioural perspective to the major issues of philosophy. Leading behavioural philosophers and psychologists have contributed chapters on: the origins of behaviourism as a philosophy of science; the basic principles of behaviourism; ontology; epistemology; values and ethics; free will, determinism and self-control; and language and verbal behaviour. A concluding chapter provides an overview of some scholarly criticisms of behavioural philosophy. Far from espousing a "black box" perspective on human cognition and philosophical reasoning, behaviourism (as derived from the works of B. F. Skinner) represents a contemporary and viable approach to conceptualizing important philosophical and psychological issues. 261pp.
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