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Enlightenment Now: The Case For Reason, Science, Humanism, And Progress
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|February 13, 2018

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"My new favorite book of all time." --Bill Gates "A terrific book...[Pinker] recounts the progress across a broad array of metrics, from health to wars, the environment to happiness, equal rights to quality of life." -- The New York Times If you think the world…
Enlightenment Now: The Case For Reason, Science, Humanism, And Progress
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|February 13, 2018

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The follow-up to Pinker's groundbreaking The Better Angels of Our Nature presents the big picture of human progress: people are living longer, healthier, freer, and happier lives, and while our problems are formidable, the solutions lie in the Enlightenment…
The Better Angels Of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined

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“If I could give each of you a graduation present, it would be this—the most inspiring book I've ever read." — Bill Gates (May, 2017) A provocative history of violence—from the New York Times bestselling author of The Stuff of Thought…
The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial Of Human Nature
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|August 26, 2003

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A brilliant inquiry into the origins of human nature from the author of The Better Angels of Our Nature and Enlightenment Now. "Sweeping, erudite, sharply argued, and fun to read..also highly persuasive." -- Time Now updated with a new afterword One of the…
How The Mind Works
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|June 2, 2009

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In this Pulitzer Prize finalist and national bestseller, one of the world's leading cognitive scientists tackles the workings of the human mind. What makes us rational—and why are we so often irrational? How do we see in three dimensions? What makes us…
The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language
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|September 4, 2007

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The classic book on the development of human language by the world’s leading expert on language and the mind. In this classic, the world's expert on language and mind lucidly explains everything you always wanted to know about language: how it works, how…
The Stuff Of Thought: Language As A Window Into Human Nature
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|August 26, 2008

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This New York Times bestseller is an exciting and fearless investigation of language from the author of Better Angels of Our Nature and The Sense of Style and Enlightenment Now. "Curious, inventive, fearless, naughty." --The  New York Times Book Review…
The Sense Of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide To Writing In The 21st Century

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“Charming and erudite," from the author of Enlightenment Now , "The wit and insight and clarity he brings . . . is what makes this book such a gem.” —Time.com   Why is so much writing so bad, and how can we make it better? Is the…
Words And Rules: The Ingredients Of Language
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|July 14, 2015

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How does language work? How do children learn their mother tongue? Why do languages change over time, making Shakespearean English difficult for us and Chaucer's English almost incomprehensible? Why do languages have so many quirks and irregularities? Are they…
Language, Cognition, and Human Nature
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|September 2, 2015

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Language, Cognition, and Human Nature collects together for the first time much of Steven Pinker's most influential scholarly work on language and cognition. Pinker's seminal research explores the workings of language and its connections to cognition,…
Do Humankind's Best Days Lie Ahead?: The Munk Debates
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|June 7, 2016

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Progress. It is one of the animating concepts of the modern era. From the Enlightenment onwards, the West has had an enduring belief that through the evolution of institutions, innovations, and ideas, the human condition is improving. This process is supposedly…
La part d'ange en nous
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|November 10, 2017

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