The place of the intentional in the explanation of behavior: A brief survey

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This paper surveys the main attitudes toward intentional explanation in recent psychology. Specifically, the positions of reductionistic behaviorism, materialism and replacement behaviorism are critically examined. Finally, an assessment of the current state of the controversy is presented
Keywords Behavior  Behaviorism  Intentionality  Materialism  Mentalism  Psychology  Science  Brentano  Chisholm, R  Quine  Skinner, B
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