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Skinner on Skinnerism, program 561

Title

Skinner on Skinnerism, program 561

Subject

Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions

Description

B.F. Skinner responds to several criticisms that have been leveled at his book 'Beyond Freedom and Dignity,' giving examples of how his theories of operant conditioning have been successful in dealing with pigeons, monkeys, and men and citing experimental evidence that behavior is caused by "contingencies of reinforcement" rather than by mental processes, states of mind, or internal feelings. Featuring Harry S. Ashmore, Alex Comfort, Frank K. Kelly, Donald McDonald, Robert Rosen, Vitali Rozynko, Joseph Schwab, Harvey Wheeler, and John Wilkinson. Skinner Series II. Jan. 17, 1972.

Creator

Kelly, Frank K., 1914-
Ashmore, Harry S.
Skinner, B. F. (Burrhus Frederic), 1904-1990
Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions

Source

Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions Collection, 1950-1991 (Mss 18), Department of Special Collections at the University of California, Santa Barbara Library

Date

1972

Rights

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Provenance

Bulk of the collection donated by the Center after it ceased operations at UCSB in 1987. Subsequent donations by Harry S. Ashmore and Otis L. Graham, Jr. , which are found in their respective sections of the Administrators' Files, 1995.

Original Format

Open reel

Files

Citation

Kelly, Frank K., 1914-, "Skinner on Skinnerism, program 561," in Digital Collections, Item #5833, http://digital.library.ucsb.edu/items/show/5833 (accessed November 22, 2017).