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Rationality : what it is, why it seems scarce, why it matters —Pinker, Steven, 1954- author.

Today humanity is reaching new heights of scientific understanding - and also appears to be losing its mind. How can a species that developed vaccines for Covid-19 in less than a year produce so much fake news, medical q...

Enlightenment now : the case for reason, science, humanism, and progress —Pinker, Steven, 1954- author.

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, t...

Enlightenment now the case for reason, science, humanism, and progress —Pinker, Steven, 1954- author.
Large Print
2018
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Is the world really falling apart? Is the ideal of progress obsolete? Cognitive scientist Steven Pinker urges us to step back from the gory headlines and prophecies of doom, which play to our psychological biases. Instea...

Rationality what it is, why it seems scarce, why it matters —Pinker, Steven, 1954- author.
Book On CD
2021
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Can reading a book make you more rational? Can it help us understand why there is so much irrationality in the world? Steven Pinker, author of Enlightenment Now (Bill Gates' "new favorite book of all time") answers all t...

Rationality what it is, why it seems scarce, why it matters —Pinker, Steven, 1954- author.
Large Print
2021
Availability: 0 of 3

"Today humanity is reaching new heights of scientific understanding--and also appears to be losing its mind. How can a species that developed vaccines for Covid-19 in less than a year produce so much fake news, medical q...

Mental immunity : infectious ideas, mind parasites, and the search for a better way to think —Norman, Andy, author.

"Philosopher Andy Norman dives into the world of mind-parasites, ideas that cause destructive thinking and extremism, and describes how to inoculate your mind to keep it safe from bad ideas"-- Provided by publisher.

The sense of style : the thinking person's guide to writing in the 21st century! —Pinker, Steven, 1954-

"Why is so much writing so bad, and how can we make it better? Is the English language being corrupted by texting and social media? Do the kids today even care about good writing? Why should any of us care? In The Sense ...

Rationality : What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters —Pinker, Steven, 1954- author.
EBook
2021

"Can reading a book make you more rational? Can it explain why there seems to be so much irrationality in the world, including, let's be honest, in each of us? These are the goals of Steven Pinker's follow-up to Enlighte...

Rationality : What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters —Pinker, Steven, 1954- author.
EAudiobook
2021

"Can reading a book make you more rational? Can it explain why there seems to be so much irrationality in the world, including, let's be honest, in each of us? These are the goals of Steven Pinker's follow-up to Enlighte...

Words and rules : the ingredients of language —Pinker, Steven. 1954-

In Words and Rules, Pinker explains the profound mysteries of language by picking a deceptively single phenomenon and examining it from every angle. The phenomenon - regular and irregular verbs - connects an astonishing ...

The better angels of our nature why violence has declined —Pinker, Steven, 1954-
Ebook
2011

We've all asked, "What is the world coming to?" But we seldom ask, "How bad was the world in the past?" In this startling new book, cognitive scientist Steven Pinker shows that the past was much worse. Evidence of a bloo...

The lottery of birth

Do you shape the world or does the world shape you? Is freedom something we are born with or something we must work to attain? Offering a torrent of mind-expanding ideas and information, 'The lottery of birth' is going t...

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