Watson's tenets of behaviorism

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What were the basic tenets of behaviorism that Watson outlined in "Psychology as the Behaviorist Views it."? What are two criticism of Watson's behaviorism and two reasons why empiricists agreed with his ideas?

-- Ashley Fried (asheyfried_3@yahoo.com), March 26, 2003


This sounds quite a lot like and assignment you're trying to get others to do for you, which is not allowed under the policy of the Forum. However, you can read Watson's article for yourself at: http://psychclassics.yorku.ca/Watson/views.htm . You can also read his debate with William McDougall (_The Battle of Behaviorism_, 1929) at: http://psychclassics.yorku.ca/Watson/Battle/

-- Christopher Green (christo@yorku.ca), March 26, 2003.

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