ABSTRACT

Published in the year 1987, B.F.Skinner: Consensus and Contribution is a valuable contribution to the field of Education.

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Part I: Introduction

chapter 1|10 pages

B.F.Skinner: Consensus and Controversy

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Part II: Reflections

chapter 2|2 pages

Controversy?

ByB. F. Skinner

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Part III: Radical Behaviorism

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Part IV: The Epistemology of Radical Behaviorism

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Part V: A Psychological Analysis: Political, Social and Moral Implications

chapter 7|8 pages

B.F.Skinner: The Pragmatic Humanist

chapter 8|12 pages

Scolding the Carpenter

ByDouglas Bethlehem

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Part VI: Philosophy of Science and Psychology

chapter 9|8 pages

Skinner on Science*

chapter 10|12 pages

The Limits of Skinner’s Philosophy of Science and Psychology

ByMichael Wessells

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Part VII: Variation and Selection: The Evolutionary Analogy in Skinner’s Theory

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Part VIII: The Explanatory Power of Skinnerian Principles

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Part IX: Skinner and the Unit of Behavior

chapter 15|10 pages

Skinner and the Unit of Behavior*

chapter 16|14 pages

Skinner, the Behavioral Unit, and Current Psychology

ByJohn C. Malone Jr

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Part X: Skinner’s Position against Theory and against Mentalism

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Part XI: Skinner and the ‘Virtus Dormitiva’ Argument

chapter 19|10 pages

Skinner Re-Skinned

ByUllin Place

chapter 20|8 pages

Skinner Placed: A Commentary on Place’s ‘Skinner Re-Skinned’

ByDaniel Dennett

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Part XII: Rule-Governed Behavior: A Formulation in Terms of Complex Human Behavior

chapter 22|16 pages

Rule-Governed Behavior: An Implicit Analysis of Reference

ByLinda J. Parrott

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Part XIII: Skinner’s Analysis of Perception/Cognition

chapter 23|12 pages

Perception and Action

ByTerry Knapp

chapter 24|14 pages

A Cognitive Approach to Behavior*

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Part XIV: Naturalistic Ethics

chapter 25|8 pages

Naturalist Ethics

ByGerald Zuriff

chapter 26|12 pages

Practical Reason and a Science of Morals

ByRichard Garrett

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Part XV: Afterword: Some Concluding Remarks

chapter 27|2 pages

In the Yellow Wood

ByRobert Epstein

chapter 28|4 pages

The Limits of Behaviorism

ByW. Miller Brown

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Part XVI: Tabulated Summary

chapter 29|26 pages

Summary of Chapters and Interchanges