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.

The Stuff Of Thought

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141921072
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Language as a Window into Human Nature Steven Pinker. Determinism, the
language we speak is the language of thought, or at least structures it in major
ways. Let me say at the outset that language surely affects thought—at the very
least, ...

Language Cognition And Human Nature

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199361150
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Featuring a new introduction by Pinker that discusses his books and scholarly work, this collection reflects essential contributions to cognitive science by one of our leading thinkers and public intellectuals.

Learnability And Cognition

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262518406
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A classic book about language acquisition and conceptual structure, with a new preface by the author, "The Secret Life of Verbs."

The Blank Slate

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101200322
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Injecting calm and rationality into debates that are notorious for ax-grinding and mud-slinging, Pinker shows the importance of an honest acknowledgment of human nature based on science and common sense.

How The Mind Works

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

Words And Rules

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1780227744
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Why do languages change over time, making Chaucer's English almost incomprehensible? Steven Pinker explains the profound mysteries of language by picking a deceptively simple single phenomenon and examining it from every angle.

Connections And Symbols

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262660648
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Connections and Symbols provides the first systematic analysis of the explosive new field of Connectionism that is challenging the basic tenets of cognitive science.These lively discussions by Jerry A. Fodor, Zenon W. Pylyshyn, Steven ...

Do Humankind S Best Days Lie Ahead

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 1786070774
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And we used to.” - Steven Pinker “The idea that because things have gotten better in the past they will continue to do so in the future is a fallacy I would have thought confined to the lower reaches of Wall Street.” - Malcolm ...