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The Inner Life of a Rational AgentIn Defence of Philosophical Behaviourism$
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Rowland Stout

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780748623433

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623433.001.0001

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(p.21) 2 Behaviourism
The Inner Life of a Rational Agent

Rowland Stout

Edinburgh University Press

This chapter sets the scene by considering in partly historical terms the theories of philosophical and psychological behaviourism. This discussion is not a mere digression. It establishes where a non-reductive theory such as the one presented in the book fits into the picture of behaviourism as it emerged in the twentieth century. Such a theory need not be embarrassed by being called ‘behaviourist’.

Keywords:   philosophical behaviourism, psychological behaviourism, non-reductive theory

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