IJSRP, Volume 3, Issue 9, September 2013 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Dr. Shanjendu Nath
U. T. Place is rightly called the forerunners of Physicalism or Identity Theory of Mind. But he also claims himself to be a behaviourist. Like the behaviourist he believed that mental events can be elucidated purely in terms of hypothetical propositions about behaviour.