Science and Human Behavior
Macmillan, 1953 - 461 Seiten
A detailed study of scientific theories of human nature and the possible ways in which human behavior can be predicted and controlled
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It is sometimes argued that certain “ social forces ” or the “ influences ” of culture
or tradition are exceptions . But we ... A " social force ” is no more useful in
manipulating behavior than an inner state of hunger , anxiety , or skepticism . Just
The possibility of controlling men through force , for example , is all too evident .
One strong man governing through force alone is a small totalitarian state . When
the force is distributed among many men , the advantages of diversification ...
Later , and for as obvious reasons , we call him bad when he strikes others .
Eventually we object in more general terms to the use of physical force .
Countermeasures become part of the ethical practices of our group , and
religious agencies ...
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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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