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Basically,I feel about Steven Pinker approximately the way Wayne and Garth felt about Aerosmith, and I am certainly dancing happily to The Stuff of Thought.
Steven Pinker's enthusiasm about language comes through everywhere in this book - which is a good thing, because the subject matter itself is dense and complex.
Pinker cares little for religion, however, and some of his remarks seem to tell readers what they should believe, rather than what Pinker personally believes.
Pinker moves from seeming to write for dummies to writing about dull experiments that only another scientist in his field could find interesting.Published 24 days ago by June Calender
A bit turgid, but if you're a devout linguist, you might make it through.Published 1 month ago by Chicago Girl
Brilliant and insightful, Pinker revolutionised how I think about language acquisition! Probably one of the three most formative books I've ever read (along with Dawkins' 'The... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Doug
Great thought provoking book that manages to engage on every page. I liked how I would recognize points made in the book in day to day life. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Amazon Customer