Walden Two

TitleWalden Two
Year for Search1948
AuthorsSkinner, B[urrhus] F[rederick](1904-90)
Tertiary AuthorsSkinner, B. F.
Date Published1948
PublisherMacmillan
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Eutopia brought about through behavioral engineering presented in the form of an intentional community, and a number of communities were established that intended to put Skinner’s ideas into practice. While some are still in existence, all but one abandoned most of Skinner’s specific ideas; see Hilke Kuhlmann, Living Walden Two: B. F. Skinner’s Behaviorist Utopia and Experimental Communities. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2005. See also 1985 Skinner.

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Reissued with new introduction by the author, “Walden Two Revisited” (New York: Macmillan, 1976), v-xvi. Rpt. Indianapolis, IN: Hackett, 2005. Chapter 14 is rpt. as “Instead of the Cross, the Lollipop” in The New Improved Sun: An Anthology of Utopian S-F. Ed. Thomas M[ichael] Disch (New York: Harper & Row, 1975), 145-56 with an editor’s note on 144-45.

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(1904-90)

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1948 Skinner, B[urrhus] F[rederick] (1904-90). Walden Two. New York: Macmillan. Reissued with new introduction by the author, “Walden Two Revisited” (New York: Macmillan, 1976), v-xvi. Rpt. Indianapolis, IN: Hackett, 2005. Chapter 14 is rpt. as “Instead of the Cross, the Lollipop” in The New Improved Sun: An Anthology of Utopian S-F. Ed. Thomas M[ichael] Disch (New York: Harper & Row, 1975), 145-56 with an editor’s note on 144-45. DLC, PSt

Eutopia brought about through behavioral engineering presented in the form of an intentional community, and a number of communities were established that intended to put Skinner’s ideas into practice. While some are still in existence, all but one abandoned most of Skinner’s specific ideas; see Hilke Kuhlmann, Living Walden Two: B. F. Skinner’s Behaviorist Utopia and Experimental Communities. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2005. See also 1985 Skinner.