David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Behavior and Philosophy 32 (1):5-12 (2004)
The evolution of behaviorism from its explicit beginning with John B. Watson's declaration in 1913 to the behaviorisms of the present is considered briefly. Contributions of behaviorism to scientific psychology then and now are critically assessed, arriving at the conclusion that regardless of whether or not its opponents and proponents are aware, the essential points of behaviorism have now been absorbed into all of scientific psychology. It will assist the progress of the science of psychology if its focus now shifts away from incessant relivings of outdated argumentation to empirical discovery and theory construction based on those discoveries
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Bruce A. Thyer (ed.) (1999). The Philosophical Legacy of Behaviorism. Kluwer Academic Publishers.
William P. Alston (1972). Can Psychology Do Without Private Data? Behaviorism 1:71-102.
Arthur Elwin Main (1931). The New Psychology, Behaviorism, and Christian Experience. [Plainfield, N.J.].
George Graham (1982). Spartans and Behaviorists. Behaviorism 10:137-149.
Vicki L. Lee (1988). Beyond Behaviorism. L. Erlbaum Associates.
Thomas Natsoulas (1983). Perhaps the Most Difficult Problem Faced by Behaviorism. Behaviorism 11 (April):1-26.
Richard F. Kitchener (1977). Behavior and Behaviorism. Behaviorism 5:11-68.
Stephen LeDoux (1993). About Behaviorology: An Introduction to the Incompatible Paradigms and Historical and Philosophical Developments Among Disciplines Addressing the Behavior of Individuals. Abcs.
G. E. Zuriff (1985). Behaviorism: A Conceptual Reconstruction. Columbia University Press.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads81 ( #16,175 of 1,101,740 )
Recent downloads (6 months)15 ( #11,395 of 1,101,740 )
How can I increase my downloads?