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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 and…
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 the forthcoming Enlightenment Now (February 2018), "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…
How the Mind Works
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|April 22, 2014

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In this delightful, acclaimed 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 happy, afraid, angry,…
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…
Enlightenment Now: The Case For Reason, Science, Humanism, And Progress
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|This title releases February 27, 2018

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The follow-up to Pinker's pathbreaking The Better Angels of Our Nature argues that despite the rampant pessimism about the state of the world today, the facts prove that we are on a significant path upward and can continue that way, but only if we understand the…
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 the forthcoming Enlightenment Now "Sweeping, erudite, sharply argued, and fun to read..also highly persuasive." -Time Now updated with a new afterword One…
Words And Rules: The Ingredients Of Language
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|July 14, 2015

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"If you are not already a Steven Pinker addict, this book will make you one." --Jared Diamond In Words and Rules , Steven Pinker explores profound mysteries of language by picking a deceptively simple phenomenon--regular and irregular verbs--and examining it from…
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,…
Enlightenment Now: The Case For Reason, Science, Humanism, And Progress
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|This title releases February 27, 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 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 the forthcoming Enlightenment Now "Curious, inventive, fearless, naughty." - New York Times Book Review…
Do Humankinds Best Days Lie Ahead?: The Munk Debates

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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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