Psychologism and Behaviorism

  title={Psychologism and Behaviorism},
  author={N. Block},
  journal={The Philosophical Review},
  • N. Block
  • Published 1981
  • Philosophy
  • The Philosophical Review
I et psychologism be the doctrine that whether behavior is intelligent behavior depends on the character of the internal information processing that produces it. More specifically, I mean psychologism to involve the doctrine that two systems could have actual and potential behavior typical of familiar intelligent beings, that the two systems could be exactly alike in their actual and potential behavior, and in their behavioral dispositions and capacities and counterfactual behavioral properties… Expand
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