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Behaviorism: presupposes observable and observed behavior and derives predictions of further behavior from them. As few assumptions as possible about a mental inner life are used for explanation. See also mentalism, behavior, consciousness.
 
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Danto, Arthur C.
 
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Arthur Danto
Behaviorism I 267ff
Experiment VsBehaviorismus:subjects had to recognize rotated figures. This led psychologists to distance themselves from behaviorism and the assumption that there could be such a thing as "internal rotation".
However, they rehabilitated not directly introspection, but rather the possibility of an internal representation.

Dt VII
A. C. Danto
The Philosophical Disenfranchisement of Art (Columbia Classics in Philosophy) New York 2005


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-28