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Nature Exposed to Our Method of Questioning Paperback – December 31, 2002
"Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress"
Is the world really falling apart? Is the ideal of progress obsolete? Cognitive scientist and public intellectual Steven Pinker urges us to step back from the gory headlines and prophecies of doom, and instead, follow the data: In seventy-five jaw-dropping graphs, Pinker shows that life, health, prosperity, safety, peace, knowledge, and happiness are on the rise. Learn more
About the Author
Amy Ione has explored creativity, innovation, and historical challenges in art and science for over twenty-five years. As an international lecturer, an educator, a writer, and a painter, her work is recognized across disciplines. Noteworthy publications include Nature Exposed to our Method of Questioning, Tjotjok (with Jerry Bass), and invited contributions to Trends in Cognitive Science, The Encyclopedia of Creativity, and the Journal of Consciousness Studies. Currently she is the Director of the Diatrope Institute, writes an arts column (jointly with Christopher Tyler, a neuroscientist) for the Journal of the History of the Neurosciences and is a member of the Book Review Panel for Leonardo, the leading journal in art, science, and technology studies. Prior to assuming her current position, Ione consulted with a number of organizations, including the San Francisco Exploratorium, the State of California Department of Health, and the University of California, Berkeley Extension. She also taught the history of science on the university level and served on the Board of Directors of the Northern California chapter of Artists Equity Association. Iones artwork has been commissioned by the City of San Francisco, exhibited internationally, and is found in many collections.