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Broad and deep but always rigorous: Some appreciative reflections on Ullin Place's contributions to behaviour analysis

Leslie, Julian (2001) Broad and deep but always rigorous: Some appreciative reflections on Ullin Place's contributions to behaviour analysis. BEHAVIOR AND PHILOSOPHY, 29 (1). pp. 159-165. [Journal article]

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Abstract

Ullin Place's contributions to the literature of behaviour analysis and behaviourism span the period from 1954 to 1999. In appreciation of his scholarship and breadth of vision, this paper reviews an early widely-cited contribution (''Is consciousness a brain process?'' British Journal of Psychology), 1956, pp. 47-53) and a late one which should become widely cited (''Rescuing the science of human behavior from the ashes of socialism,'' Psychological Record, 1997, pp. 649-659). It is noted that the sweep of Place's work links behaviour analysis to its philosophical roots in the work of Ryle and Wittgenstein and also looks forward to the further functional analysis of language-using behaviour.

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Psychology
Research Institutes and Groups:Psychology Research Institute > Behavioural Neuroscience & Behavioural Analysis
Psychology Research Institute
ID Code:1655
Deposited By: Mrs Fiona Harkin
Deposited On:23 Dec 2009 09:32
Last Modified:13 Mar 2012 16:33

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