On the Place of Behavior in the Analysis of Psychological Categories

@article{Lazzeri2015OnTP,
  title={On the Place of Behavior in the Analysis of Psychological Categories},
  author={Filipe Lazzeri},
  journal={The Psychological Record},
  year={2015},
  volume={65},
  pages={567-577}
}
  • F. Lazzeri
  • Published 17 April 2015
  • Psychology
  • The Psychological Record
The traditional, and still quite accepted, view of psychological phenomena (e.g., emotions, moods, “propositional attitudes”) holds that they are inner entities of some non-behavioral sort (reducible or not to brain phenomena) that bring about behaviors. Behavioral and related externalist perspectives, on the other hand, oppose (in different ways) this view. There is controversy, however, over how to understand psychological phenomena giving prominence to behaviors. Most versions of the so… 
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