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Resource: Behavioral Contingency Analysis by Francis Mechner, P…
Behavior is a complex subject matter involving multiple functions that change over time, and as a result its own symbolic language is helpful for describing change. Francis Mechner's Behavioral Contingency Analysis provides this language. It describes all…
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 41, 60-69 (2013). CULTURAL C…
ABSTRACT: This article discusses experimental studies on cultural selection as well as some of their findings on the function of programmed events as cultural consequences. I argue first, that the experimental preparations developed in this context have b…
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 39/40, 89-92 (2011/2012). CO…
ABSTRACT: Rakover argues that both mechanistic and mentalistic accounts are needed to explain behavior, and his position is based mainly on the fact that physical and mentalistic accounts have existed throughout recorded history, yet all attempts to recon…
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 39/40, 127-144 (2011/2012). …
Memes, defined in terms of ideas, mental representations or information, are used in an attempt to explain the spread of cultural practices. We argue that such reference to hidden replicators, which are said to have causal effects on a person
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 34, 19-37 (2006). B. F. SKIN…
B. F. Skinner's The Behavior of Organisms (1938/1966) and Walden Two (1948) are both positivistic. Skinner explicitly stated his approach was positivistic in The Behavior of Organisms although he did not make an explicit statement about Walden Two. Thr…
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 31, 127-137 (2003). NURTURE …
Two reviews of Death, Hope and Sex in Vol. 29 of this journal revealed some limitations in their authors' understanding of basic principles of evolutionary ecology and life history theory. Amin and Thompson's review criticized my model of the contingen…
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 31, 225-249 (2003).ASSESSING…
In this paper I examine the feminist claim that non-epistemic values ought to play a role in scientific inquiry. I examine four holist arguments that non-epistemic values ought to play a role not only in the external aspects of scientific inquiry such a…
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 30, 73-99 (2002). BEYOND TRI…
Throughout the paper, various analogies between phylogenetic and ontogenetic selection are considered: Codical units (e.g., genotypes, associations) vs. material units (e.g., phenotypes, behavior), preparedness vs. fitness, instinctive drift vs. allome…
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 29, 121-153 (2001). THE MODE…
Although culturally prominent modernist influences account for much of Skinner's early behaviorism, the subsequent changes in his views are appropriately considered as postmodern and are indebted to other sources. These changes are strikingly apparent …
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 28, 83-101 (2000). SHIFTING …
The intractability of this controversy arises from three ambiguities in the natural selection metaphor that manifest themselves when that metaphor is shifted to the group level: (1) uncertainty about what constitutes the analogue for
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 27, 127-145 (1999). BEHAVIOR…
In the first part of the present paper, we briefly recapitulate the basic tenets of selectionist psychology and attempt to explore the role of behavioral variability in human behavior. In the second part, its importance in the emergence of intelligence…
Resource: Behavior and Philosophy, 25 (2), 95-119, (1997). SKIN…
Skinner has been criticized for advancing essentialist interpretations of meaning in which meaning is treated as the property of a word or a grammatical form. Such a practice is consistent with a
Item: Radical Behaviorism:The Philosophy and the Science
Radical Behaviorism: The Philosophy and the Science By Mecca ChiesaTo a greater extent than any other behavioral formulation, Radical Behaviorism has abandoned mechanistic explanation. Like Darwin, B.F. Skinner adopted selection as a causal mode. He appl…
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Tutorial: Conceptual Issues in a Science of Behavior from Wats…
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