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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The narrative reporting of the behavior of people at particular times and places is
also part of the sciences of archeology, ethnology, sociology, and anthropology.
These accounts have their uses. They broaden the experience of those who ...
When it is occasionally called upon to do so, all the problems of the particular
event arise. In general a | science is helpful in dealing with the individual only
insofar as its laws refer to individuals. A science of behavior which concerns only
obtained by studying a particular group. Recently certain aspects of national
character have been attributed to practices in the care of infants. In some national
or cultural groups a baby is held essentially immobile throughout the greater part
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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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