Books found that match ""Steven Pinker""

77 books were found.

Atrocities: The 100 Deadliest Episodes in Human History

Atrocities: The 100 Deadliest Episodes in Human History...

Author: Matthew White ,  Steven Pinker
ISBN: 9780393345230
Format: Paperback
$29.12

An amusing (really) account of the murderous ways of despots, slave traders, blundering royals, gladiators and assorted...  Read More >>

The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language

The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language...

Author: Steven Pinker
ISBN: 9780141037653
Format: Paperback
$12.99

Steven Pinker's The Language Instinct propelled him to worldwide fame in 1994. His groundbreaking book's premise...  Read More >>

The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window into Human Nature

The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window into Human...

Author: Steven Pinker
ISBN: 9780141015477
Format: Paperback
$24.99

Why do so many swear words involve topics like sex, bodily functions or the divine? Why do some children's names...  Read More >>

Do Humankind's Best Days Lie Ahead?

Do Humankind's Best Days Lie Ahead?

Author: Steven Pinker ,  Matt Ridley
ISBN: 9781786070760
Format: Paperback
$16.99

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The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language

The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language...

Author: Steven Pinker
ISBN: 9780141980775
Format: Paperback
$24.99

How do we 'know' how to speak? In this book, the author shows how language is part of our genetic inheritance rather...  Read More >>

The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature

The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature

Author: Steven Pinker
ISBN: 9780140276053
Format: Paperback
$24.99

Recently many people have assumed that we are shaped by our environment: a blank slate waiting to be inscribed by...  Read More >>

How the Mind Works

How the Mind Works

Author: Steven Pinker
ISBN: 9780141980782
Format: Paperback
$29.99

A model of scientific writing: erudite, witty, and clear. -New York Review of Books  Read More >>

The Better Angels of Our Nature: A History of Violence and Humanity

The Better Angels of Our Nature: A History of Violence...

Author: Steven Pinker
ISBN: 9780141034645
Format: Paperback
$24.99

Can violence really have declined? The images of conflict we see daily on our screens from around the world suggest...  Read More >>

Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism,...

Author: Steven Pinker
ISBN: 9780141979090
Format: Paperback
$24.99

Is modernity really failing? Or have we failed to appreciate progress and the ideals that make it possible? If...  Read More >>

Words And Rules

Words And Rules

Author: Steven Pinker
ISBN: 9780753810255
Format: Paperback
$30.99

An account of how language actually works.  Read More >>

Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism,...

Author: Steven Pinker
ISBN: 9780241337011
Format: Paperback
$35.00

If you follow the news, the 21st century doesn't seem to be going so well. From 9/11 to the Great Recession, the...  Read More >>

Visual Cognition

Visual Cognition

Author: Steven Pinker
ISBN: 9780262661782
Format: Paperback
$51.09

These essays tackle some of the central issues in visual cognition, presenting experimental techniques from cognitive...  Read More >>

Connections and Symbols

Connections and Symbols

Author: Steven Pinker ,  Jacques Mehler
ISBN: 9780262660648
Format: Paperback
$39.41

Connections and Symbols provides the first systematic analysis of the explosive new field of Connectionism that...  Read More >>

Learnability and Cognition: The Acquisition of Argument Structure

Learnability and Cognition: The Acquisition of Argument...

Author: Steven Pinker
ISBN: 9780262518406
Format: Paperback
$59.85

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Language, Cognition, and Human Nature

Language, Cognition, and Human Nature

Author: Steven Pinker
ISBN: 9780190259280
Format: Paperback
$32.95

Collects for the first time Steven Pinker's most influential scholarly work on language and cognition. Pinker is...  Read More >>

The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century

The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing...

Author: Steven Pinker
ISBN: 9780241957714
Format: Paperback
$24.99

What is the secret of good prose? Does writing well even matter in an age of instant communication? Should we care?...  Read More >>

Learnability and Cognition: The Acquisition of Argument Structure

Learnability and Cognition: The Acquisition of Argument...

Author: Steven Pinker
ISBN: 9780262660730
Format: Paperback
$70.07

In tackling a learning paradox that has challenged scholars for more than a decade, Pinker synthesizes a vast literature...  Read More >>

Language, Cognition, and Human Nature

Language, Cognition, and Human Nature

Author: Steven Pinker
ISBN: 9780199328741
Format: Hardback
$40.95

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Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism,...

Author: Steven Pinker
ISBN: 9780241004319
Format: Hardback
$49.99

Is modernity really failing? Or have we failed to appreciate progress and the ideals that make it possible? If...  Read More >>

Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism,...

Author: Steven Pinker
ISBN: 9780143111382
Format: Paperback
$26.27

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2018 ONE OF THE ECONOMIST'S BOOKS OF THE YEAR...  Read More >>

Words and Rules: The Ingredients Of Language

Words and Rules: The Ingredients Of Language

Author: Steven Pinker
ISBN: 9780465072705
Format: Paperback
$26.26

In Words and Rules, Steven Pinker answers questions about the miraculous human ability called language, and does...  Read More >>

How the Mind Works

How the Mind Works

Author: Steven Pinker
ISBN: 9780393334777
Format: Paperback
$29.12

A model of scientific writing: erudite, witty, and clear. -New York Review of Books  Read More >>

The Sense of Style

The Sense of Style

Author: Steven Pinker
ISBN: 9780143127796
Format: Paperback
$26.27

Charming and erudite, from the author of Enlightenment Now, The wit and insight and clarity he brings . . . is...  Read More >>

How the Mind Works

How the Mind Works

Author: Steven Pinker ,  Mel Foster
ISBN: 9781455839650
Format: Audio
$36.48

Why do we laugh? What makes memories fade? Why do fools fall in love? Why do people believe in ghosts? How do we...  Read More >>

How the Mind Works

How the Mind Works

Author: Steven Pinker ,  Mel Foster
ISBN: 9781455839636
Format: Audio
$43.78

This Pulitzer Prize finalist is a fascinating, provocative work exploring the mysteries of human thought and behavior....  Read More >>

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