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  1. I read 6 out of 11 chapters and then I gave up. Here is why (or some of it):

    1) In the second chapter, I thought Krutch had confused behaviorism: he kept mixing classical and operant conditioning. And trust me there is a difference! At this stage, I did not realize that the sole purpose of this book was to bash Skinner’s behaviorism so I let it go.

    2) In another chapter (ironically titled ‘Ignoble Utopias’, Krutch ignorantly and boldly says: “Mr. Skinner’s is, on the other hand, distinctly modern

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