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Tough-Minded Optimist Paperback – September 29, 1996

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"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
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  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Ballantine Books; 1st Ballantine Books Trade ed edition (September 29, 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0449912027
  • ISBN-13: 978-0449912027
  • Product Dimensions: 5.4 x 0.6 x 8.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 8 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 20 customer reviews
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