Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Short Communication

Behaviorism revisited

Ned Block a1
a1 Departments of Philosophy and Psychology, New York University, New York, NY 10003


Behaviorism is a dead doctrine that was abandoned for good reason. A major strand of O'Regan & Noë's view turns out to be a type of behaviorism, though of a non-standard sort. However, their view succumbs to some of the usual criticisms of behaviorism.