560. An Interview with B. F. Skinner, Jan. 15, 1972. Tape No. AS8176/R7
Psychologist B. F. previous hit Skinner next hit speaks with the Center's Harvey Wheeler to clarify some of the terminology and many of the basic concepts that are crucial to an understanding of operant conditioning. The discussion ranges over such social problems as the uncreative use of leisure, the threat that wasteful affluence holds for our ecology, and individual inequalities of wealth and power. The role that conditioning could play in solving these problems is evaluated, and the interview concludes with a consideration of Skinnerism's political implications.
[Transcript 33:8]. [LC 72-750637]. Category: DEMOCRACY AND FREEDOM.
Source: Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions Collection Series, UC Santa Barbara