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Is Thinking Merely the Action of Language Mechanisms?

By Watson, John B.

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Title: Is Thinking Merely the Action of Language Mechanisms?  
Author: Watson, John B.
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Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
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Watson, J. B. (n.d.). Is Thinking Merely the Action of Language Mechanisms?. Retrieved from http://www.nationalpubliclibrary.com/


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Excerpt: 1. A CORRECTION OF STATEMENT. Before attempting to define further in this Symposium the behaviourist?s position on thinking, it would seem best to discuss for a moment some of the statements the behaviourist has already made. In advance of any argument I think we can say that he has never really held the view that thinking is merely the action of language mechanisms. Possibly my own loose way of writing may have lent colour to such a view.

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Table of Contents: IS THINKING MERELY THE ACTION OF LANGUAGE MECHANISMS?, 1 -- John B. Watson, 1 -- 1. A CORRECTION OF STATEMENT, 1 -- 2. MORE COMPREHENSIVE USE OF THE TERM 'THINKING' DEMANDED, 2 -- 3. ILLUSTRATION OF THINKING MADE OVERT, 3 -- 4. BEHAVIOURIST'S RIGHT TO ASSUME THAT A PROCESS OF IMPLICIT THINKING -- GOES ON, 4 -- 5. FURTHER ELABORATION OF THE PROCESS OF THINKING; SOME OBJECTIONS -- REVIEWED, 7 -- 6. 'CONCEPTUAL' THINKING REALLY A FALLACY, 9 -- 7. 'MEANING' AN EXPERIMENTAL PROBLEM AND NOT A PROBLEM OF -- PHILOSOPHY OR OF SPECULATIVE PSYCHOLOGY, 10 -- 8. ConclusionS, 10 -- Footnotes, 11 -- IS THINKING MERELY THE ACTION OF LANGUAGE MECHANISMS? -- i

 

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