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Skinner, B. F. (Burrhus Frederic) 1904-1990

Overview
Works: 810 works in 2,270 publications in 4 languages and 71,685 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Life skills guides  Miscellanea  History  Fiction  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Interviewee, Speaker, Honoree, Dedicatee, Editor, Performer, Author of introduction, Other, Commentator
Classifications: BF109.S55, 150.19434
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Beyond freedom and dignity by B. F Skinner ( Book )
109 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 4,903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the argument that man's environment must be changed rather than man himself if the traditional goals of the struggle for freedom and dignity are to be reached
Walden Two by B. F Skinner ( Book )
136 editions published between 1948 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 4,733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This fictional outline of a modern utopia has been a center of controversy ever since its publication in 1948. Set in the United States, it pictures a society in which human problems are solved by a scientific technology of human conduct. It is now widely recognized that great changes must be made in the American way of life. Not only can we not face the rest of the world while consuming and polluting as we do, we cannot for long face ourselves while acknowledging the violence and chaos in which we live. The choice is clear: either we do nothing and allow a miserable and probably catastrophic future to overtake us, or we use our knowledge about human behavior to create a social environment in which we shall live productive and creative lives and do so without jeopardizing the changes that those who follow us will be able to do the same
About behaviorism by B. F Skinner ( Book )
44 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and French and held by 3,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The nature and importance of the controversial philosophy of behaviorism are viewed by its leading exponent
Science and human behavior by B. F Skinner ( Book )
76 editions published between 1951 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 2,873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A detailed study of scientific theories of human nature and the possible ways in which human behavior can be predicted and controlled
Verbal behavior by B. F Skinner ( Book )
40 editions published between 1948 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The present version is more than twice as long as the James Lectures and contains many changes made to conform with recent progress in the experimental analysis of behavior, human and otherwise. Although the emphasis is not upon experimental or statistical facts, the book is not theoretical in the usual sense. It makes no appeal to hypothetical explanatory entities. The ultimate aim is the prediction and control of verbal behavior"--Book. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved)
The technology of teaching by B. F Skinner ( Book )
26 editions published between 1968 and 2003 in English and held by 1,864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Enjoy old age : a program of self-management by B. F Skinner ( Book )
19 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in English and held by 1,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A guide for planning and approaching old age and the problems that can occur as each person gets older
The behavior of organisms; an experimental analysis by B. F Skinner ( Book )
31 editions published between 1938 and 1991 in English and held by 1,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Upon further reflection by B. F Skinner ( Book )
7 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Opstellen over het menselijk gedrag door de grondlegger van het behaviorisme (geb. 1904)
The analysis of behavior: a program for self-instruction by James Gordon Holland ( Book )
21 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 1,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Notebooks by B. F Skinner ( Book )
10 editions published between 1908 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cumulative record by B. F Skinner ( Book )
31 editions published between 1959 and 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"On the principle that turnabout is fair play, the behavior of which the present papers are a product has been plotted cumulatively in Figure 1. Certain familiar problems arise. It is hard to identify units to be counted, and the curve neglects other behavior of a similar nature occurring at the same time. Arbitrary solutions to these problems do not wholly destroy the significance of the result. When total number of pages is plotted against year of publication, the curve shows a relatively constant slope (indicating a steady output) for the twenty-five year period from 1930 to 1955 and a later period of heightened activity. Three papers have been added to this second printing: as an addendum to Part I, The Design of Cultures; as an addendum to Part III, Why We Need Teaching Machines; and as an addendum to Part VIII, Pigeons in a Pelican"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved)
Contingencies of reinforcement; a theoretical analysis by B. F Skinner ( Book )
16 editions published between 1969 and 1989 in English and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reflections on behaviorism and society by B. F Skinner ( Book )
8 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cumulative record; a selection of papers by B. F Skinner ( Book )
8 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Schedules of reinforcement, by C. B. Ferster and B. F. Skinner by C. B Ferster ( Book )
3 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Most of the work was carried out under contract to the Office of Naval Research under Contracts NO. N5ori-07631 and N5ori-07656 with Harvard University between September 1, 1949 and June 30, 1955
The Selection of behavior : the operant behaviorism of B.F. Skinner : comments and consequences by B. F Skinner ( Book )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Skinner for the classroom : selected papers by B. F Skinner ( Book )
5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Festschrift for B. F. Skinner by B. F Skinner ( Book )
15 editions published between 1970 and 1979 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recent issues in the analysis of behavior by B. F Skinner ( Book )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Skinner, B. F.
Skinner, B. F., 1904-1990
Skinner, B. F. (Burrhus Frederick)
Skinner, Burhues F. 1904-1990
Skinner, Burhues Frederic 1904-1990
Skinner, Burrhues F. 1904-1990
Skinner, Burrhus F.
Skinner, Burrhus Frederic
Skinner, Burrhus Frederic, 1904-
Skinner, Burrhus Frederic, 1904-1990
Skinner, Burrhus Frederick, 1904-1990
Skinner, Fred, 1904-1990
ب. ف. سكينر، 1904-1990
سكنر، ب. ف.، 1904-1990
スキナー, B. F
スキナー, バラス・F
スキナー, バラス・フレデリック
Languages
English (693)
Spanish (40)
Italian (3)
French (2)
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