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Enlightenment now : the case for reason, science, humanism, and progress —Pinker, Steven, 1954- author.
Book
2019
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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, t...

The sense of style : the thinking person's guide to writing in the 21st century! —Pinker, Steven, 1954-
Book
2014
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"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 ...

The lottery of birth
DVD
2013
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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...

How the mind works —Pinker, Steven, 1954-
Book
1997
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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...

Words and rules : the ingredients of language —Pinker, Steven. 1954-
Book
2015
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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 the decline of violence in history and its causes —Pinker, Steven, 1954-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2013

Steven Pinker argues that modernity and its cultural institutions are actually making us better people. He suggests that, contrary to popular belief, humankind has become progressively less violent over millennia and dec...

How the mind works —Pinker, Steven, 1954-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2007

Explores the mind and its cognitive processes in the context of evolutionary theory. By "reverse engineering" modern brain functions - including instincts, reason, memory, and emotions - the author discerns an adaptive m...

The Sense of Style The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century —Pinker, Steven, 1954-
EBook
2014

A short and entertaining book on the modern art of writing well by New York Times bestselling author Steven Pinker Why is so much writing so bad, and how can we make it better? Is the English language being corrupted by ...

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...

How the mind works —Pinker, Steven, 1954-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2007

Explores the mind and its cognitive processes in the context of evolutionary theory. By "reverse engineering" modern brain functions - including instincts, reason, memory, and emotions - the author discerns an adaptive m...

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