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PSA 1972 pp 87-98 | Cite as

B. F. Skinner — The Butcher, the Baker, the Behavior-Shaper

  • Richard F. Kitchener
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Part of the Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science book series (BSPS, volume 20)

Abstract

Once upon a time in the land of Psi there lived a very famous baker named Fred. Fred the baker was known from far and wide as the very best baker in the land. His skill at baking was unmatched for he could produce loaves of any size or shape — long and thin bread sticks, round Kaiser rolls, crescent-shaped croissants, twisted oval loaves, and so on. His famous motto was: “Give me the unkneaded dough and in time I can produce any kind of loaf of bread desired.” Fred called this process ‘shaping’.

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Applied Science Pure Science Cumulative Record Bread Making White Flour 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard F. Kitchener
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  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyColorado State UniversityUSA

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