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Beyond Freedom and Dignity

Beyond Freedom and Dignity Author Burrhus Frederic Skinner
ISBN-10 1603844163
Release 2002-03-01
Pages 240
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In this profound and profoundly controversial work, a landmark of 20th-century thought originally published in 1971, B. F. Skinner makes his definitive statement about humankind and society. Insisting that the problems of the world today can be solved only by dealing much more effectively with human behavior, Skinner argues that our traditional concepts of freedom and dignity must be sharply revised. They have played an important historical role in our struggle against many kinds of tyranny, he acknowledges, but they are now responsible for the futile defense of a presumed free and autonomous individual; they are perpetuating our use of punishment and blocking the development of more effective cultural practices. Basing his arguments on the massive results of the experimental analysis of behavior he pioneered, Skinner rejects traditional explanations of behavior in terms of states of mind, feelings, and other mental attributes in favor of explanations to be sought in the interaction between genetic endowment and personal history. He argues that instead of promoting freedom and dignity as personal attributes, we should direct our attention to the physical and social environments in which people live. It is the environment rather than humankind itself that must be changed if the traditional goals of the struggle for freedom and dignity are to be reached. Beyond Freedom and Dignity urges us to reexamine the ideals we have taken for granted and to consider the possibility of a radically behaviorist approach to human problems--one that has appeared to some incompatible with those ideals, but which envisions the building of a world in which humankind can attain its greatest possible achievements.



Beyond Freedom and Dignity

Beyond Freedom and Dignity Author Burrhus Frederic Skinner
ISBN-10 0872206289
Release 2002
Pages 234
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The classic work by behaviorist B.F. Skinner offers his analysis of how a "technology of behavior" can condition human responses to the environment.



Honor A Phenomenology

Honor  A Phenomenology Author Robert L. Oprisko
ISBN-10 9781136274183
Release 2012-07-26
Pages 226
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Honor is misunderstood in the social sciences. The literature lacks both accuracy and precision in its conceptual development such that we no longer say what we mean because we have no idea what we’re saying. We use many terms to mean honor and mean many different ideas when we refer to honor. Honor: A Phenomenology is designed to fix all of these problems. A ground-breaking examination of honor as a metaphenomenon, this book incorporates various structures of social control including prestige, face, shame and affiliated honor and the rejection of said structures by dignified individuals and groups. It shows honor to be a concept that encompasses a number of processes that operate together in order to structure society. Honor is how we are inscribed with social value by others and the means by which we inscribe others with social honor. Because it is the means by which individuals fit in and function with society, the main divisions internal (within the psyche of the individual and external (within the norms and institutions of society). Honor is the glue that holds groups together and the wedge that forces them apart; it defines who is us and who them. It accounts for the continuity and change in socio-political systems.



Perspectives on Human Dignity A Conversation

Perspectives on Human Dignity  A Conversation Author Jeff Malpas
ISBN-10 9781402062810
Release 2007-10-06
Pages 240
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The idea of human dignity is central to any reflection on the nature of human worth. However, the idea is a complex one that also takes on many different forms. This unique collection explores the idea of human dignity as it arises within these many different domains, opening up the possibility of a multidisciplinary conversation that illuminates the concept itself. The book includes essays by leading Australian and International figures.



50 Psychology Classics

50 Psychology Classics Author Tom Butler-Bowdon
ISBN-10 9781857884739
Release 2010-12-07
Pages 320
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In a journey spanning 50 books, hundreds of ideas and over a century, 50 Psychology Classics looks at some of the most intriguing questions relating to what motivates us, what makes us feel and act in certain ways, how our brains work, and how we create a sense of self. 50 Psychology Classics explores writings from some iconic figures such as Freud, Adler, Jung, skinner, James, Piaget and Pavolv, but also highlights the work of contemporary thinkers such as Gardner, Gilbert, Goleman and Seligman. We all need a personal theory of what makes people tick. To survive and thrive, we have to know who and what we are, and to be canny about the motivations of others. The common route to this knowledge is life experience, but we can advance our appreciation of the subject more quickly through reading. From the author of the bestselling 50 Self-Help Classics, 50 Success Classics and 50 Spiritual Classics, which have sold over 100,000 in the English language and have been translated into 17 languages, 50 Psychology Classics will further your understanding of human nature and yourself. You will find life-changing insights from 50 key books from the following authors: Alfred Adler; Gavin de Becker; Eric Berne; Edward de Bono; Robert Bolton; Nathaniel Branden; Isabel Briggs Myers; Louann Brizendine; David D Burns; Robert Cialdini; Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi; Albert Ellis and Robert Harper; Milton Erickson; Erik Erikson; Hans Eysenck; Susan Forward; Viktor Frankl; Anna Freud; Sigmund Freud; Howard Gardner; Daniel Gilbert; Malcolm Gladwell; Daniel Goleman; John M Gottman; Harry Harlow; Thomas A Harris; Eric Hoffer; Karen Horney; William James; Carl Jung; Eric Kandel; Alfred Kinsey; Melanie Klein; RD Laing; Abraham Maslow; Stanley Milgram; Ivan Pavlov; Fritz Perls; Jean Piaget; Steven Pinker; VS Ramachandran; Carl Rogers; Oliver Sacks; Barry Schwartz; Martin Seligman; Gail Sheehy; BF Skinner; Douglas Stone; William Styron; and, Robert E Thayer.



Politeia

Politeia Author Plato
ISBN-10 353424060X
Release 2011-01
Pages 5238
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Inception and Philosophy

Inception and Philosophy Author Thorsten Botz-Bornstein
ISBN-10 9780812697384
Release 2011-10-14
Pages 288
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You have to go deeper. Inception is more than just a nail-biting heist story, more than just one of the greatest movies of all time. The latest neuroscience and philosophy of mind tell us that shared dreams and the invasion of dreams may soon become reality. Inception and Philosophy: Ideas to Die For takes you through the labyrinth, onto the infinite staircase, exploring the movie’s hidden architecture, picking up its unexpected clues. How will Inception change your thinking? You can’t imagine. How will Inception and Philosophy change your life? You simply have no idea.



Psychology Mental Health Comorbidity

Psychology   Mental Health  Comorbidity Author Nancy A. Piotrowski
ISBN-10 PSU:000067331048
Release 2010
Pages 2208
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This comprehensive five-volume set covers notable theories, people, social issues, life stages, the physiology and anatomy of the nervous system, and various mental illnesses or conditions --from publisher description.



Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association

Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association Author American Philosophical Association
ISBN-10 UOM:39015078751594
Release 2002
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Union List of Audiovisuals in the Library Network of the Veterans Administration

Union List of Audiovisuals in the Library Network of the Veterans Administration Author
ISBN-10 IND:30000123197919
Release 1976
Pages 595
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The Value of Courage

The Value of Courage Author Per Bauhn
ISBN-10 UOM:39015058728513
Release 2003
Pages 213
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Combining in-depth analysis with strikingly apt examples of the role that courage plays in the life of human beings, this major contribution to moral philosophy argues that courage is necessary to personal achievement as well as to the common good of a civic community. Bauhn insists that courage is necessary for reinforcing people's understanding of themselves as autonomous agents, which is in turn necessary for countering widespread feelings of alienation and depression. He defines courage as the ability to confront fear, but crucially distinguishes a variety of fears that give rise to different types of courage.



Publishers Weekly

Publishers Weekly Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105015559201
Release 1971
Pages
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Etica Nicomaquea

Etica Nicomaquea Author Aristote
ISBN-10 8472256189
Release 1995
Pages 586
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Sylloge Inscriptionum Graecarum

Sylloge Inscriptionum Graecarum  Author Wilhelm Dittenberger
ISBN-10 1533511837
Release 2016-05-28
Pages 462
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Sylloge inscriptionum Graecarum - Vol. III by Wilhelm Dittenberger. This book is a reproduction of the original book published in 1901 and may have some imperfections such as marks or hand-written notes.



Subject Guide to Books in Print

Subject Guide to Books in Print Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105025888517
Release 2003
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ISBN-10 9785040867516
Release 2017-10-14
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Calimaco

Calimaco Author José Guillermo Montes Cala
ISBN-10 8450564018
Release 1987-01-01
Pages 298
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