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This book deserves every piece of it's 5 stars and then some!!!
Pinker's book is not intended for the scientific community, which has generally accepted the facts and conclusions presented in this book for decades.
In his multidisciplinary tour-de-force "The Blank Slate:The Modern Denial of Human Nature" Steven Pinker has presented us with a landmark book.
Makes one think deeply about where we developed from. Steven also answers email about questions or comments. This author is outstanding. Read morePublished 13 days ago by weaver516
Any review I could offer of this book would not begin to do it justice. I recommend it to everyone.Published 1 month ago by Jay D.
An amazingly clear exposition of the modern synthesis in the cognitive sciences. No one can seriously approach the current debates in politics, education, philosophy, or the social... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Gary Y Fletcher
Great book. Well structured well researched and well argued..
Another nail in the coffin of politically directed 'science' discussion. Read more
Since the Enlightenment philosophers have asked the question "what is the basic nature of man?" (Unfortunately back in those days women didn't count for much. Read morePublished 2 months ago by svzephyr44
One of the best books I read. It helps to understand better who we are and gives a lot of food for thought.Published 2 months ago by Eugene Retunsky
Get a text book on Social Psychology at Half Price Books. It will cost you less and you'll learn more about human nature and with less 'world according to Pinker-isms'. Read morePublished 3 months ago by robosteve
This took me a while to get into but by the middle part of the book I was quite focused and enjoying it. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Jon Anderson