The ghost in the machine

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Macmillan, 1967 - Philosophy - 384 pages
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Koestler begins by disparaging the idiocy of Behaviorist psychology, which views humans as nothing more than large rats or pigeons, condemned to mechanically responding to stimuli unthinkingly. He ... Read full review

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Koestler attempts here an amateur evaluation of the human tendency to self-destructiveness as the flip side (how that phrase dates me!) of creativity. This is rather dated, given the development of ... Read full review

Contents

THE POVERTY OF PSYCHOLOGY
3
THE CHAIN OF WORDS AND THE TREE
19
The Chain The Tree What Did You Say?
36
Copyright

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