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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I 57
LewisVsBehaviorism: consideres non-causal relationships.
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I 77
Beliefs and desires/Searle: do not need to be postulated, they will be experienced consciously and not be in question.
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I 48 ff
Methodological behaviorism: Psychology: stimulus/response - logical Behaviorism (Ryle, Hempel): is only behavior - SearleVsBehaviorism: disposition unclear - Circles: belief only explainable by wishes and vice versa - LewisVsBehaviorism: considered non-causal relationships - Super Spartans VsBehaviorism.

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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.

S I
J. R. Searle
Die Wiederentdeckung des Geistes Frankfurt 1996

S II
J.R. Searle
Intentionalität Frankfurt 1991

S III
J. R. Searle
Die Konstruktion der gesellschaftlichen Wirklichkeit Hamburg 1997

S IV
J.R. Searle
Ausdruck und Bedeutung Frankfurt 1982

S V
J. R. Searle
Sprechakte Frankfurt 1983


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-25