Beyond freedom and dignity

  • 218 Pages
  • 3.52 MB
  • 5685 Downloads
  • English
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Penguin Books , Harmondsworth
Control (Psychology), Personality and culture, Conditioned response, Terapia Comportam
StatementB.F. Skinner
SeriesPelican books
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF698.9.C8 S57 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination218 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25556052M
ISBN 100140216618
ISBN 139780140216615
OCLC/WorldCa14910779

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skinner argues for the development of what he calls a 'technology of behaviour' that will allow us to design a culture that can properly address ever-present 'social diseases' e.g. war, hunger, a disaffected workforce etc. in order for this technology to reach its full potential he believes we must disregard the idea of 'autonomous man' and admit that all behaviour is result of /5.

In beyond freedom and dignity Skinner sets the tone in the most rigurous scientific discourse for providing solutions to the global and individual issues that confront us today: overpoulation, violence, war, rebellious youth, among others. He reviews and then attacks the traditional search for answers /5(51).

Beyond Freedom and Dignity urges us to reexamine the ideals we have taken for granted and to consider the possibility of a radically behaviorist approach to human problems--one that has appeared to some incompatible with those ideals, but which envisions the building of a world in which humankind can attain its greatest possible achievements.

Comments on this book typically deal with the controversial elements of freedom and dignity, however, often overlooked in reviews, is Skinner's assertion that values, ethics and morality are /5(7).

10 Beyond Freedom and Dignity man must repair it or all is lost. And he can do so if he will recognize the nature of the difficulty. The applica­ tion of the physical and biological sciences alone will not solve our problems because the solutions lie in another field.

Better contraceptives will control population only if people use Size: 1MB. Seminal American psychologist B.F. Skinner published Beyond Freedom and Dignity in The text argues for a more orderly structuring of society, especially through the implementation of psychological research.

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Borzoi book. 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.

In beyond freedom and dignity Skinner sets the tone in the most rigurous scientific discourse for providing solutions to the global and individual issues that confront us today: overpoulation, violence, war, rebellious youth, among others.

He reviews and then attacks the traditional search for answers of the so called literature of freedom and /5(41). Beyond Freedom and Dignity urges us to reexamine the ideals we have taken for granted and to consider the possibility of a radically behaviorist approach to human problems—one that has appeared to some incompatible with those ideals, but which envisions the building of a world in which humankind can attain its greatest possible achievements.

The essays in “Beyond Freedom and Dignity” are bound together by a common enemy, an illusion of illu sions that, by some quirk of environ mental conditioning Skinner does not bother to.

About the Book Beyond Freedom and Dignity argues that entrenched belief in free will and the moral autonomy of the individual (which Skinner referred to as "dignity") hinders the prospect of using scientific methods to modify behavior for the purpose of building a happier and better-organized society.

Dignity is defined in terms of an individual receiving credit for his actions. Freedom is viewed as primarily a struggle to avoid pain (which is true enough in a descriptive sense) but Skinner goes on to say that the next step is ""not to free men from control but to analyze.

Beyond Freedom and Dignity is a book written by American psychologist B. Skinner and first published in The book argues that entrenched belief in free will and the moral autonomy of the individual (which Skinner referred to as “dignity”) hinders the prospect of using scientific methods to modify behavior for the purpose of building a happier and better-organized society.

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by B. Skinner. Knopf. $ It is now familiar in the teaching and publishing world to be confronted by aroused and militant scientists who wish to turn their science to the uses of social reform. Beyond Freedom and Dignity denies the idea that free will and morality exist.

Skinner argues that human behavior is influenced by the environment and not some internal force or thought. In beyond freedom and dignity Skinner sets the tone in the most rigurous scientific discourse for providing solutions to the global and individual issues that confront us today: overpoulation, violence, war, rebellious youth, among others.

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Beyond freedom and dignity. [B F Skinner] -- Argues that concepts of freedom and dignity are destructive of values they claim to foster; that a technology of behavior would be more prductive of the good society.

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