The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature download free [PDF and Ebook] by Steven Pinker

The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature download free [PDF and Ebook] by Steven Pinker year 2007
  • Book name: The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature
  • Author: Steven Pinker
  • Release date: 2007/1/9
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Personal Development
  • ISBN: 9780140276053
  • Rating: 8.05 of 10
  • Votes: 899
  • Review by: Skylar Lund
  • Review rating: 7.14 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/20
  • Total pages: 528
  • Includes a PDF summary of 62 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: From bestselling author Stephen Pinker, The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature shatters the myths surrounding human behaviour and 'nature versus nurture'. Recently many people have assumed that we are shaped by our environment: a blank slate waiting to be inscribed by upbringing and culture, with innate abilities playing little part. The Blank Slate shows that this view denies the heart of our being: human nature. Violence is not just a product of society; male and female minds are different; the genes we give our children shape the more than our parenting practices. To acknowledge our nature, Pinker shows, is not to condone inequality, but to understand the very foundations of humanity. 'Magnificent and timely' Sunday Telegraph 'A passionate defence of the enduring power of human nature ... both life-affirming and deeply satisfying' Tim Lott, Daily Telegraph Books of the Year 'Brilliant ... enjoyable, informative, clear, humane' New Scientist Steven Pinker is a best-selling author and Professor of Psychology and Director of the Center for cognitive Neuroscience at MIT. Pinker has been awarded research prizes from the National Academy of Sciences and the American Psychological Association, graduate and undergraduate teaching prizes from MIT, and book prizes from the American Psychological Association, the Linguistics Society of America and the Los Angeles Times. He is the author of How the Mind Works, The Blank Slate, The Better Angels of Our Nature, and The Language Instinct.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 28H27M11S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Western Philosophy: Medieval & Renaissance, C 500 To C 1600, Popular Psychology, Self, Ego, Identity, Personality, Popular Science, Sociology
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 13.72 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x23mm
  • Weight: 362g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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