The Stuff Of Thought

ISBN 10 : 9780141921075
ISBN 13 : 0141921072

The Stuff of Thought is an exhilarating work of non-fiction. Surprising, thought-provoking and incredibly enjoyable, there is no other book like it - Steven Pinker will revolutioni..

The Stuff Of Thought

ISBN 10 : OCLC:471917278
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The Seven Words You Can T Say On Television

ISBN 10 : 9780141889832
ISBN 13 : 0141889837

Why do so many swear words involve sex, bodily functions and religion? Why are some words rude and others aren't? Why can launching into expletives be so shocking - and sometimes s..

Language And Thought

ISBN 10 : 1871516722
ISBN 13 : 9781871516722

"The author seeks to show that modern linguistics presents a false picture of the nature of language itself and of humans, and he exposes elementary but basic flaws in the account ..

The Language Instinct

ISBN 10 : 9780141929682
ISBN 13 : 0141929685

'Dazzling...Pinker's big idea is that language is an instinct...as innate to us as flying is to geese...Words can hardly do justice to the superlative range and liveliness of Pinke..

The Blank Slate

ISBN 10 : 9780141925912
ISBN 13 : 0141925914

"In a work of outstanding clarity and sheer brilliance Steven Pinker banishes forever fears that a biological understanding of human nature threatens humane values" - Helena Cronin..

How The Mind Works

ISBN 10 : 9780393069730
ISBN 13 : 0393069737

“A model of scientific writing: erudite, witty, and clear.” —New York Review of Books In this Pulitzer Prize finalist and national bestseller, one of the world's leading cogn..