Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Behaviorism: presupposes observable and observed behavior and derives predictions of further behavior from them. As few assumptions as possible about a mental inner life are used for explanation. See also mentalism, behavior, consciousness.

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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
 
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Books on Amazon
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Beliefs/Behaviorism: thesis: beliefs have nothing to do with behavior - Skinner: the question is not whether machines think but whether people think - PinkerVsBehaviorism: Skinner defined completely intuitive concepts, he was completely satisfied with "danger" or "praise", "English" or "beauty" as a stimulus.

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Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.

Pi I
St. Pinker
Wie das Denken im Kopf entsteht München 1998


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-23