The Blank Slate

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101200322
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Injecting calm and rationality into debates that are notorious for ax-grinding and mud-slinging, Pinker shows the importance of an honest acknowledgment of human nature based on science and common sense.

The Blank Slate

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141925914
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"In a work of outstanding clarity and sheer brilliance Steven Pinker banishes forever fears that a biological understanding of human nature threatens humane values" - Helena Cronin, author of THE ANT and THE PEACOCK.

The Blank Slate

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780142003343
Size: 72.99 MB
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In a study of the nature versus nurture debate, one of the world's foremost experts on language and the mind explores the modern self-denial of our basic human natures.

Language Cognition And Human Nature

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199328757
Size: 49.17 MB
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Featuring a new introduction by Pinker that discusses his books and scholarly work, this collection reflects essential contributions to cognitive science by one of our leading thinkers and public intellectuals.

Science And Poetry

Author: Mary Midgley
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134559542
Size: 47.15 MB
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Cutting through myths of scientific omnipotence, Mary Midgley explores how this inheritance has so powerfully shaped the way we are, and the problems it has brought with it.

Cultural Connections

Author: Morris J. Vogel
Publisher: Temple University Press
ISBN: 9780877228400
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Illustrates the history, civilization, and social conditions of the United States via artifacts, paintings, and other objects from the collections of cultural institutions in Philadelphia and environs.

How The Mind Works

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393069737
Size: 47.60 MB
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This edition of Pinker's bold and buoyant classic is updated with a new foreword by the author.

The Stuff Of Thought

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101202602
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In The Stuff of Thought, Pinker presents a fascinating look at how our words explain our nature.

Words And Rules

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1780227744
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Why do languages change over time, making Chaucer's English almost incomprehensible? Steven Pinker explains the profound mysteries of language by picking a deceptively simple single phenomenon and examining it from every angle.