Title

"What price Utopia?"

Speakers

B. F. Skinner

Date

5-24-1964

Streaming Media

Length

1 hour 7 minutes

Notes

Skinner was an American psychologist, behaviorist, and social theorist, who served as the Edgar Pierce Professor of Psychology from 1958 to 1974. His 1948 utopian novel, Walden Two, centered on scientific approaches to modifying human behavior and society. The speech was delivered at Reed College.

Transferred and preserved by Portland State University Library’s Special Collections with the generous support of the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oregon State Library.

Subjects

Utopias in literature, Psychology

Original Format

Reel to reel, 3.75 ips, 1/2 track, mono

Rights

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Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/11101

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