Walden Two by B. F. Skinner

"Walden Two" is a utopian novel that presents an experimental community where happiness, productivity, and quality of life are the main goals. The community is guided by the principles of behavioral science, and it emphasizes the importance of cultural and environmental conditioning in shaping human behavior. The book explores the idea of an ideal society, free from the problems of modern civilization, through the eyes of a professor and his two ex-students who visit the community.

The 3327th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 108

Since this book was first published in 1948, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 108.0.

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