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The Behavior Analyst

, Volume 16, Issue 2, pp 351–355 | Cite as

The Case Against Physicalism in the Analysis of Behavior

  • Sam Leigland
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sam Leigland
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  1. 1.Psychology DepartmentGonzaga UniversitySpokaneUSA

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