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Behavior theory and philosophy

Author: Philip N Chase; Kennon A Lattal
Publisher: New York : Kluwer Academic ; New York : Plenum Publishers, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This volume has three goals with respect to the interplay between philosophy and behavioral psychology's experimental, applied, and interpretive levels of knowing. It aims to examine core principles  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip N Chase; Kennon A Lattal
ISBN: 0306477807 9780306477805
OCLC Number: 930420330
Description: XV, 431 p. ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface. 1. Themes in Behavior Theory and Philosophy; K.A. Lattal, P.N. Chase.I: Philosophical Foundations. 2. Explanation and Description in Traditional Neobehaviorism, Cognitive Psychology, and Behavior Analysis; J. Moore. 3. Pragmatism and Behavior Analysis; K.A. Lattal, J. Laipple. 4. Empiricism; J. Marr. 5. Explanatory Reductionism in Behavior Analysis; D.W. Schaal. 6. Selectionism; J.W. Donahoe. 7. Humanism and Skinner's Radical Behaviorism; J.E.R. Staddon. 8. Concepts and Theories: Relation to Scientific Categories; E. Ribes-Inesta. II: Interpretations 9. Cognition; D.C. Palmer. 10. Privacy; H. Rachlin. 11. When We Speak of Intentions; P.N. Hineline. 12. Operant Contingencies and the Origin of Cultures; S.S. Glenn. 13. Implications of Determinism: Personal Responsibility and the Value of Science; M. Chiesa. 14. Advancing Behaviorism in Judeo-Christian Culture: Suggestions for Finding Common Ground; C.M. Galuska. 15. Behavior Analysis and a Modern Psychology; E.K. Morris. III: Extensions to Research and Application. 16. Verbal Governance, Verbal Shaping, and Attention to Verbal Stimuli; A.C. Catania. 17. Creativity and Reinforced Variability; A. Neuringer. 18. In the Analysis of Behavior, What Does Develop Mean? D.M. Baer, J. Rosales-Ruiz. 19. Behavioral Education: Pragmatic Answers to Questions about Novelty and Efficiency; P.N. Chase. 20. Developmental Disabilities:Scientific Inquiry and Interactions in Behavior Analysis; N.A. Neef, S.M. Peterson. 21. Corporate Cultures; J.E. Krapfl.
Responsibility: edited by Kennon A. Lattal and Philip N. Chase.


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