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WALDEN TWO by  B. F. [Association Copy To W. V. O. Quine] Skinner - Signed First Edition - 1948 - from Evolving Lens Bookseller (SKU: 14635)

WALDEN TWO

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WALDEN TWO

by Skinner, B. F. [Association Copy To W. V. O. Quine]

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  • First
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New York: MacMillan Company, 1948. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Book condition is Very Good; with a Very Good dust jacket. A few small chips, scuffs and tears to jacket. Crease to jacket at front panel. Thumb-nail size chip to jacket base at spine. Corners of flaps are clipped, however original publisher price remains intact. Text is clean and unmarked. First Printing is stated. A brilliant association, inscribed "for von Quine." The inscription appropriately appears to read "van Quine," "Van" being the name Quine was known by to those close to him. Quine and Skinner were colleagues at Harvard, and this lovely inscription captures a moment in the crossing lives of these two highly influential figures. ; Signed and inscribed by the author, B. F. (Fred) Skinner, to philosopher and logician W. V. O. Quine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author.

Synopsis

Walden Two is a "science fiction" novel written by behavioral psychologist B. F. Skinner and first published in 1948. In that novel, the author describes an experimental community named Walden Two. The community is located in a rural area and "has nearly a thousand members. " The members are portrayed as happy, productive, and creative.

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Bookseller
Evolving Lens Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
14635
Title
WALDEN TWO
Author
Skinner, B. F. [Association Copy To W. V. O. Quine]
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
MacMillan Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1948

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