The Stuff of Thought: Language As a Window into Human Nature (Paperback)
 
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The Stuff of Thought: Language As a Window into Human Nature (Paperback)

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    This New York Times bestseller is an exciting and fearless investigation of language

    Bestselling author Steven Pinker possesses that rare combination of scientific aptitude and verbal eloquence that enables him to provide luc......more

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This New York Times bestseller is an exciting and fearless investigation of language

Bestselling author Steven Pinker possesses that rare combination of scientific aptitude and verbal eloquence that enables him to provide lucid explanations of deep and powerful ideas. His previous books?including the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Blank Slate?have catapulted him into the limelight as one of today?s most important popular science writers. In The Stuff of Thought, Pinker presents a fascinating look at how our words explain our nature. Considering scientific questions with examples from everyday life, The Stuff of Thought is a brilliantly crafted and highly readable work that will appeal to fans of everything from The Selfish Gene and Blink to Eats, Shoots & Leaves.

Steven Pinker is one of the world's leading authorities on language and the mind. His popular and highly praised books include Words and Rules, How the Mind Works, and The Language Instinct. The recipient of several major awards for his teaching and scientific research, Pinker is Peter de Florez professor of psychology in the department of brain and cognitive sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Author:
Pinker, Steven
Genre:
PSYCHOLOGY / Social Psychology
Audience:
General/trade
Edition Detail:
Reprint
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
499
Language:
English
Publisher:
Penguin Group USA
Publish Date:
08/26/2008
Copyright Year:
2008
ISBN:
9780143114246
Height:
8.5 in
Wdth:
5.5 in
Thickness:
1.0 in
Unit weight:
0.94 lb
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