Selection and B. F. Skinner: Comments on “Successive approximations to selectionism: Skinner’s framework for behavior in the 1930s and 1940s,” by Leão and Neto.

William M. Baum

Resumen


Skinner’s views about selection evolved.  Leão and Neto show convincingly that his selectionism was at best nascent in the 1930s and 1940s.  Their arguments persuade me that no concept of selection by consequences may be found in Skinner’s published writings in those decades.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5514/rmac.v44.i2.68542


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Dr. Rogelio Escobar

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ISSN: 0185-4534

ISSN Electrónico: 2007-0802