The Stuff Of Thought

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141921072
Size: 11.68 MB
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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
ISBN: 1101202602
Size: 47.51 MB
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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: 0141015470
Size: 42.39 MB
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'Awesome' Daily Mail 'Highly entertaining ... funny and thought-provoking' The Times 'Anyone interested in language should read The Stuff of Thought ... moments of genuine revelation and some very good jokes' Mark Haddon, Sunday Telegraph ...

Language Cognition And Human Nature

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199328757
Size: 73.13 MB
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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
Size: 39.80 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 ...

The Sense Of Style

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 069817030X
Size: 67.80 MB
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“Charming and erudite," from the author of the forthcoming Enlightenment Now (February 2018), "The wit and insight and clarity he brings . . . is what makes this book such a gem.” —Time.com Why is so much writing so bad, and how can ...

How The Mind Works

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393069737
Size: 11.64 MB
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This edition of Pinker's bold and buoyant classic is updated with a new foreword by the author.

The Blank Slate

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101200322
Size: 12.40 MB
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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.

The Seven Words You Can T Say On Television

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141889837
Size: 65.99 MB
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Covering everything from free speech to Tourette's, from pottymouthed celebrities to poetry, this book reveals what swearing tells us about how our minds work. (It's also a bloody good read).

Connections And Symbols

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262660648
Size: 76.69 MB
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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 ...