How the Mind Works Later prt. Edition

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Editorial Reviews


This is a lively and accessible book, and Pinker tackles his enormously ambitious project with energy and humour. -- Times [London], Edward Platt, 21 February 1999

[How the Mind Works] marks out the territory on which the coming century's debate about human nature will be held. -- Oliver Morton, The New Yorker

About the Author

Steven Pinker is a Johnstone Family Professor in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University. He conducts research on language and cognition; writes for publications such as the New York Times, Time, and The Atlantic; and is the author of ten books, including The Language Instinct, How the Mind Works, The Blank Slate, The Stuff of Thought, The Better Angels of Our Nature, and The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century.

Product details

  • Item Weight : 2.1 pounds
  • Paperback : 672 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0393318486
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0393318487
  • Product Dimensions : 6.1 x 1.2 x 9.3 inches
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company; Later prt. Edition (January 17, 1999)
  • Language: : English
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