The Stuff Of Thought

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141921072
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He also explores the emotional impact of language, from names to swear words, and shows us the full power that it can have over us. And, with this book, he also shows just how stimulating and entertaining language can be.

The Stuff Of Thought

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141015470
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Language, as Steven Pinker shows, is at the heart of our lives, and through the way we use it - whether to inform, persuade, entertain or manipulate - we can glimpse the very essence of what makes us human.

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.

Language Cognition And Human Nature

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199328749
Size: 53.24 MB
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This eclectic collection spans Pinker's thirty-year career, exploring his favorite themes in greater depth and scientific detail.

Learnability And Cognition

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262518406
Size: 21.76 MB
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In tackling a learning paradox that has challenged scholars for more than a decade, Pinker synthesizes a vast literature in linguistics and psycholinguistics and outlines explicit theories of the mental representation, learning, and ...

Enlightenment Now

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698177886
Size: 32.45 MB
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With intellectual depth and literary flair, Enlightenment Now makes the case for reason, science, and humanism: the ideals we need to confront our problems and continue our progress.

How The Mind Works

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393069737
Size: 51.97 MB
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This edition of Pinker's bold and buoyant classic is updated with a new foreword by the author.

Words And Rules

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465049710
Size: 57.82 MB
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"If you are not already a Steven Pinker addict, this book will make you one.

Connections And Symbols

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262660648
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These lively discussions by Jerry A. Fodor, Zenon W. Pylyshyn, Steven Pinker, Alan Prince, Joel Lechter, and Thomas G. Bever raise issues that lie at the core of our understanding of how the mind works: Does connectionism offer it truly new ...

The Blank Slate

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141925914
Size: 14.30 MB
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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.