Science And Human Behavior
Free Press, 1965 - 461 Seiten
The psychology classic—a detailed study of scientific theories of human nature and the possible ways in which human behavior can be predicted and controlled—from one of the most influential behaviorists of the twentieth century and the author of Walden Two.
“This is an important book, exceptionally well written, and logically consistent with the basic premise of the unitary nature of science. Many students of society and culture would take violent issue with most of the things that Skinner has to say, but even those who disagree most will find this a stimulating book.” —Samuel M. Strong, The American Journal of Sociology
“This is a remarkable book—remarkable in that it presents a strong, consistent, and all but exhaustive case for a natural science of human behavior…It ought to be…valuable for those whose preferences lie with, as well as those whose preferences stand against, a behavioristic approach to human activity.” —Harry Prosch, Ethics
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These responses are transferred to stimuli, verbal or nonverbal, which are later
used by the agency for purposes of control. Some religious agencies resort to the
use of drugs, either to induce appropriate emotional or motivational conditions or
EXPLAINING THE AGENCY The controlling relations which hold the religious
agency together as an effective unit do not account for the ultimate form of control
, nor would they explain the agency which has only one member. To account for ...
COUNTERCONTROL An agency always operates within certain limits. The
religious agency may come into conflict with other religious agencies attempting
to control the same people or with governmental agencies with different
programs of ...
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In order to get Walden Two published, B.F. Skinner had to agree to write an introductory text as part of the deal, and the result was Science and Human Behavior. Since he wrote the text, an empirical ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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