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  • The Sense of Style

    The Sense of Style
    av Steven Pinker

    Storpocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241957714

    Steven Pinker, the bestselling author of The Language Instinct, deploys his gift for explaining big ideas in The Sense of Style - an entertaining writing guide for the 21st century What is the secret of good prose? Does writing well even matter in…

  • The Blank Slate

    The Blank Slate
    av Steven Pinker

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140276053

    Recently many people have assumed that we are blank slates shaped by our environment. But this denies the heart of our being: human nature. Violence is not just a product of society; male and female minds are different; the genes we give our childre…

  • Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

    Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress
    av Steven Pinker

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143111382

    Is modernity really failing? Or have we failed to appreciate progress and the ideals that make it possible? If you follow the headlines, the world in the 21st century appears to be sinking into chaos, hatred and irrationality. Yet, as Steven Pinker…

  • Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

    Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress
    av Steven Pinker

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525427575

    INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2018 ONE OF THE ECONOMIST'S BOOKS OF THE YEAR "My new favorite book of all time." --Bill Gates If you think the world is coming to an end, think again: people are living longer, he…

  • Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

    Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress
    av Steven Pinker

    CD-bok - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525529774

    INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2018 ONE OF THE ECONOMIST'S BOOKS OF THE YEAR "My new favorite book of all time." --Bill Gates If you think the world is coming to an end, think again: people are living longer, he…

  • Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

    Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress
    av Steven Pinker

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781432853167

    The follow-up to Pinker's groundbreaking The Better Angels of Our Nature presents the big picture of human progress: people are living longer, healthier, freer, and happier lives, and while our problems are formidable, the solutions lie in the Enlig…

  • Upplysning nu : Ett manifest för förnuft, vetenskap och humanism

    Upplysning nu : Ett manifest för förnuft, vetenskap och humanism
    av Steven Pinker

    Inbunden - 2018 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789187513336

    "Världen blir allt bättre, även om det inte alltid känns så. Upplysning Nu! är min nya favoritbok någonsin." - Bill Gates Håller världen verkligen på att falla sönder? Riskerar religiösa och auktoritära rörelser att försvaga demokratin och det globa…

  • The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined

    The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined
    av Steven Pinker

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143122012

    "If I could give each of you a graduation present, it would be this--the most inspiring book I've ever read." --Bill Gates (May, 2017) A provocative history of violence--from the New York Times bestselling author of The Stuff of Thought, The Blank S…

  • Enlightenment Now

    Enlightenment Now
    av Steven Pinker

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141979090

    If you follow the headlines, the world in the 21st century appears to be sinking into chaos, hatred, and irrationality. Yet Steven Pinker shows that this is an illusion - a symptom of historical amnesia and statistical fallacies. If you follow the t…

  • The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century

    The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century
    av Steven Pinker

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143127796

    "Charming and erudite," from the author of Enlightenment Now, "The wit and insight and clarity he brings . . . is what makes this book such a gem." --Time.com Why is so much writing so bad, and how can we make it better? Is the English language be…

  • Atrocities

    Atrocities
    av Matthew White, Steven Pinker, Matthew White

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393345230

    An amusing (really) account of the murderous ways of despots, slave traders, blundering royals, gladiators and assorted hordes.--New York Times

  • How the Mind Works

    How the Mind Works
    av Steven Pinker

    Storpocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141980782

    Why do we laugh? What makes memories fade? Why do people believe in ghosts? How the Mind Works explores every aspect of mental life, showing that our minds are not a mystery, but a system of organs of computation designed by natural selection.

  • The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature

    The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature
    av Steven Pinker
    (3 recensioner)

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780142003343

    In The Blank Slate, Steven Pinker, one of the world's leading experts on language and the mind, explores the idea of human nature and its moral, emotional, and political colorings. With characteristic wit, lucidity, and insight, Pinker argues that t…

  • The Language Instinct

    The Language Instinct
    av Steven Pinker

    Storpocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141980775

    'Dazzling... Pinker's big idea is that language is an instinct...as innate to us as flying is to geese... Words can hardly do justice to the superlative range and liveliness of Pinker's investigations' - Independent'A marvellously readable book... i…

  • How the Mind Works

    How the Mind Works
    av Steven Pinker

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393334777

    In this Pulitzer Prize finalist and national bestseller, one of the world's leading cognitive scientists tackles the workings of the human mind. What makes us rational and why are we so often irrational? How do we see in three dimensions? What makes…

  • The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century

    The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century
    av Steven Pinker

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780670025855

    From the author of Enlightenment Now, a short and entertaining book on the modern art of writing well by New York Times bestselling author Steven Pinker. Why is so much writing so bad, and how can we make it better? Is the English language being co…

  • The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature

    The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature
    av Steven Pinker

    Övrigt - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501264337

    Our conceptions of human nature affect every aspect of our lives, from the way we raise our children to the political movements we embrace. Yet just as science is bringing us into a golden age of understanding human nature, many people are hostile t…

  • Language, Cognition, and Human Nature

    Language, Cognition, and Human Nature
    av Steven Pinker

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190259280

    Language, Cognition, and Human Nature collects together for the first time much of Steven Pinker's most influential scholarly work on language and cognition. Pinker's seminal research explores the workings of language and its connections to cognitio…

  • Language, Cognition, and Human Nature

    Language, Cognition, and Human Nature
    av Steven Pinker

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199328741

    Language, Cognition, and Human Nature collects together for the first time Steven Pinker's most influential scholarly work on language and cognition. Pinker is a highly eminent cognitive scientist, and his research emphasizes the importance of langu…

  • The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined

    The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined
    av Steven Pinker

    Övrigt - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781531823979

    "If I could give each of you a graduation present, it would be this--the most inspiring book I've ever read." --Bill Gates (May, 2017)Selected by The New York Times Book Review as a Notable Book of the YearThe author of Enlightenment Now and The New…

  • The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window Into Human Nature

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

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143114246

    This New York Times bestseller is an exciting and fearless investigation of language from the author of Better Angels of Our Nature and The Sense of Style and Enlightenment Now. "Curious, inventive, fearless, naughty." --The New York Times Book Revi…

  • Words And Rules

    Words And Rules
    av Prof Steven Pinker

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780753810255

    One of the world's science superstars presents a brilliantly illuminating, entertaining and cutting-edge account of how language actually works.

  • The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language

    The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language
    av Steven Pinker

    Övrigt - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781491514986

    In this classic, the world's expert on language and mind lucidly explains everything you always wanted to know about language: how it works, how children learn it, how it changes, how the brain computes it, and how it evolved. With deft use of examp…

  • The Language Instinct

    The Language Instinct
    av Steven Pinker

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061336461

    In this classic, the world's expert on language and mind lucidly explains everything you always wanted to know about language: how it works, how children learn it, how it changes, how the brain computes it, and how it evolved. With deft use of examp…

  • Opplysning nå: et forsvar for fornuften, vitenskapen, humanismen og fremskrittet

    Opplysning nå: et forsvar for fornuften, vitenskapen, humanismen og fremskrittet
    av Steven Pinker, Steven Pinker

    Inbunden - 2019 - Norska (bokmål) - ISBN: 9788205519190

    Akademias store stjerne Steven Pinker - nå for første gang på norsk Som forfatter av flere bestselgende populærvitenskapelige bøker, blir Pinker ofte omtalt som en «av verdens mest prominente intellektuelle i dag». Dette er boken Bill Gates omtaler…

  • Wie das Denken im Kopf entsteht

    Wie das Denken im Kopf entsteht
    av Steven Pinker

    Pocket - 2012 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783596192755

  • Do Humankind's Best Days Lie Ahead?

    Do Humankind's Best Days Lie Ahead?
    av Steven Pinker

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786070760

    'It's just a brute fact that we don't throw virgins into volcanoes any more. We don't execute people for shoplifting a cabbage. And we used to.' -Steven Pinker'The idea that because things have gotten better in the past they will continue to do so i…

  • The Stuff of Thought

    The Stuff of Thought
    av Steven Pinker

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141015477

    In The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window into Human Nature, Steven Pinker looks at how the relationship between words and thoughts can help us understand who we are. Why do so many swear words involve topics like sex, bodily functions or the di…

  • Der Stoff, aus dem das Denken ist

    Der Stoff, aus dem das Denken ist
    av Steven Pinker

    Inbunden - 2014 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783100616050

  • Do Humankind's Best Days Lie Ahead?

    Do Humankind's Best Days Lie Ahead?
    av Steven Pinker

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487001681

    Progress. It is one of the animating concepts of the modern era. From the Enlightenment onwards, the West has had an enduring belief that through the evolution of institutions, innovations, and ideas, the human condition is improving. This process i…

  • Aufklärung jetzt

    Aufklärung jetzt
    av Steven Pinker

    Inbunden - 2018 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783100022059

  • Das unbeschriebene Blatt

    Das unbeschriebene Blatt
    av Steven Pinker

    Pocket - 2017 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783596298310

  • The Great Big Book of Horrible Things

    The Great Big Book of Horrible Things
    av Matthew White, Steven Pinker, Matthew White

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393081923

    A compulsively readable and utterly original account of world history from an atrocitologist's point of view.

  • The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2004

    The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2004

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780618246984

    The latest anthology of the finest science writing is edited by the best-selling author of How the Mind Works and features an eclectic array of works by notable authors--including Gregg Easterbrook, Atul Gawande, Peggy Orenstein, Jonathan Rauch, Che…

  • Gewalt

    Gewalt
    av Steven Pinker

    Pocket - 2013 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783596192298

  • How the Mind Works

    How the Mind Works
    av Steven Pinker

    Övrigt - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781491514962

    In this delightful, acclaimed bestseller, one of the world's leading cognitive scientists tackles the workings of the human mind. What makes us rational--and why are we so often irrational? How do we see in three dimensions? What makes us happy, afr…

  • Words and Rules

    Words and Rules
    av Steven Pinker

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465072705

    How does language work? How do children learn their mother tongue? Why do languages change over time, making Shakespearean English difficult for us and Chaucer's English almost incomprehensible? Why do languages have so many quirks and irregularitie…