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Beyond Freedom and Dignity
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Science and Human Behavior
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Principles of Psychology
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As the title suggests, this book contains articles that Skinner first published elsewhere. The articles range widely in content, from the famous “A Case History in Scientific Method” to “Has Gertrude Stein a Secret.” The book is divided into the following sections:

PART I: The Implications of a Science of Behavior for Human Affairs, Especially for the Concept of Freedom
PART II: A Method for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior–Its Theory and Practice, Its History, and a Glimpse of Its Future
PART III: The Technology of Education
PART IV: The Analysis and Management of Neurotic, Psychotic, and Retarded Behavior
PART V: For Experimental Psychologists Only
PART VI: Creative Behavior
PART VII: Literary and Verbal Behavior
PART VIII: Theoretical Considerations
PART IX: A Miscellany
PART X: Coda

Published in 1959, 1961, and 1972. This expanded edition was reprinted by the Foundation in 1990

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