Although the behavioral psychologist B. F. Skinner (19041990) has faded from public view, his paternalistic ideals and advocacy of positive reinforcement to achieve them are increasingly popular among policy elites. Skinners expertise in designing lab experiments failed to save him from poor reasoning in his works of moral philosophy and utopian fantasy.
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