The blank slate: the modern denial of human nature

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Allen Lane, 2002 - 509 páginas
Widely acknowledged as one of the world's leading experts on language and the workings of the mind, Pulitzer Prize finalist Pinker has undertaken the most ambitious and controversial work of his career--a brilliant reexamination of the concept of human nature.

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Excellent book about how we got to this idea that everyone is malleable and "fixable". Overly detailed so it was a bit tedious but well worth the listen Leer comentario completo

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Crítica de los usuarios  - fliesbath - LibraryThing

This is a must-read. Pinker argues against the notion that humans are born with a blank slate of personality, etc. Instead, he asserts that we are animals just like every other animal that has certain ... Leer comentario completo

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PA RT I The Blank Slate the Noble Savage
1
Fear and Loathing
103
IIiunan Nature with a Human Face
141
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Steven Pinker is an authority on language and the mind. He is Peter de Florez professor of psychology in the department of brain and cognitive sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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