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The Stuff of Thought : Language as a Window Into Human Nature
by Steven Pinker

Overview - 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.
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Overview
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 booksaincluding the Pulitzer Prize finalist "The Blank Slate"ahave catapulted him into the limelight as one of todayas 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."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780143114246
  • ISBN-10: 0143114247
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Publish Date: August 2008
  • Page Count: 499
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP


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