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Resource: Crete 2010 Congress on Behavioral Studies
Ninth Congress on Behavioral Studies. The Congress was founded in 1992 by Emilio Ribes-Inesta and Peter Harzem as the International Congress on Behaviorism and the Sciences of Behavior. The Congress has been held in alternate years, in many different cou…
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 41, 11-32 (2013). NON-HUMEAN…
ABSTRACT: Behavior analysis exemplifies a highly peculiar type of explanation in which behavior is said to arise from past interactions with the environment rather than from internal mental states. Radical behaviorism has been advanced as a philosophy of …
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 39/40, 17-43 (2011/2012). A …
At present there is no explanation for the mind/brain relationship; it is hard to conceive mentalistic explanations in terms of mechanistic explanations, where mechanistic explanations refer to explanations common in the sciences such as neurophysiologica…
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 39/40, 107-125 (2011/2012). …
ABSTRACT: First I comment on the reasons that motivated me to develop the approach of Methodological Dualism (MD) and Multi-Explanation Framework (MEF) and present a brief summary of its main ideas; second, I respond to the commentators' criticisms; fin…
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 38, 141-144 (2010). REMARKS …
In Tactics of Scientific Research (Sidman, 1960/1988) I expressed my opinion that most philosophers of science know little or nothing about how scientific research is actually carried out. It appeared to me that the philosophy and the tactics of science h…
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 38, 145-148 (2010). MURRAY S…
I have always thought of Sidman's classic text, known affectionately as Tactics (1960), as primarily a philosophy of science text. I was surprised to learn that Sidman himself did not see it as particularly relevant to the philosophy of science (Sidman 20…
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 33, vii-ix (2005). EDITORIAL…
An important role of the philosophy of science is to invite scientists to analyze their tacit networks. In the process, ambiguity may be exposed, missing steps in arguments identified, and unwarranted assumptions revealed. Attempts to solve these probl…
Item: Origins and Componentsof Behaviorology - Study Questions2…
Study Questions for Origins and Components of Behaviorology - 2nd EditionStephen Ledoux The book and study questions work together to achieve beneficial pedagogical aims. The book was designed to accompany either separate studies in the natural science…
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