"What price Utopia?"


B. F. Skinner



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1 hour 7 minutes


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.

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Utopias in literature, Psychology

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