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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature

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

    CD-bok - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781480563254

    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…

  • Blank Slate

    Blank Slate
    av Steven Pinker

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140276053

    Recently many people have assumed that we are shaped by our environment: a blank slate waiting to be inscribed by upbringing and culture, with innate abilities playing little part. This title shows that this view denies the heart of our being: human…

  • How the Mind Works

    How the Mind Works
    av Steven Pinker

    Pocket - 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 Sense of Style

    The Sense of Style
    av Steven Pinker

    Pocket - 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 a…

  • 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 A provocative history of violence--from the New York Times bestselling author of The Stuff of Thought, The Blank Slate, and En…

  • 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 bein…

  • The Language Instinct

    The Language Instinct
    av Steven Pinker

    Pocket - 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...…

  • 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…

  • Better Angels of Our Nature

    Better Angels of Our Nature
    av Steven Pinker

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141034645

    Can violence really have declined? The images of conflict we see daily on our screens from around the world suggest this is an almost obscene claim to be making. In this title, the author shows violence within and between societies - both murder and…

  • 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…

  • Enlightenment Now

    Enlightenment Now

    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…

  • 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, heal…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • How the Mind Works

    How the Mind Works
    av Steven Pinker

    CD-bok - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469228419

    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…

  • 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…

  • 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: How the Mind Creates Language

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

    CD-bok - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469228433

    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 Stuff of Thought

    The Stuff of Thought
    av Steven Pinker

    Pocket - 2008 - 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…

  • Rationality: What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters

    Rationality: What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters
    av Steven Pinker

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525561996

    Can reading a book make you more rational? Can it help us understand why there is so much irrationality in the world? Steven Pinker, author of Enlightenment Now (Bill Gates's new favorite book of all time") answers all the questions here Today huma…

  • Rationality: What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters

    Rationality: What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters
    av Steven Pinker

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780593460160

    Can reading a book make you more rational? Can it help us understand why there is so much irrationality in the world? Steven Pinker, author of Enlightenment Now (Bill Gates's new favorite book of all time") answers all the questions here Today huma…

  • Rationality

    Rationality
    av Steven Pinker

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241380284

    Humans today are often portrayed as cavemen out of time, poised to react to a lion in the grass with a suite of biases, blind spots, and illusions. But cognitive scientist and rational optimist Steven Pinker argues that this cannot be the whole pict…

  • Rationalitet : Varför vi behöver det och hur vi får mer

    Rationalitet : Varför vi behöver det och hur vi får mer

    Inbunden - 2021 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789189139558

    Hur kan medlemmar av den art som lyckats utveckla ett vaccin mot covid-19 på mindre än ett år också tro att jorden är platt? Mänskligheten har nått oöverträffade vetenskapliga höjder, men verkar samtidigt vara på väg att mista förståndet.Steven Pink…

  • Rationality

    Rationality
    av Steven Pinker

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241380277

  • 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

  • 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 Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined

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

    CD-bok - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781531823962

    "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…

  • Virtuous Violence

    Virtuous Violence
    av Alan Page Fiske

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107458918

    What motivates violence? How can good and compassionate people hurt and kill others or themselves? Why are people much more likely to kill or assault people they know well, rather than strangers? This provocative and radical book shows that people m…

  • Virtuous Violence

    Virtuous Violence
    av Alan Page Fiske

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107088207

    What motivates violence? How can good and compassionate people hurt and kill others or themselves? Why are people much more likely to kill or assault people they know well, rather than strangers? This provocative and radical book shows that people m…

  • Words And Rules

    Words And Rules
    av Prof Steven Pinker

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780753810255

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

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Words and Rules: The Ingredients of Language

    Words and Rules: The Ingredients of Language
    av Steven Pinker

    Övrigt - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501261053

    "Deliciously erudite." --William Safire, New York Times Magazine "A riveting detective story." --Chicago Tribune Steven Pinker, author of the landmark bestsellers The Language Instinct, How the Mind Works, and The Blank Slate--and one of the world's…

  • Words and Rules: The Ingredients of Language

    Words and Rules: The Ingredients of Language
    av Steven Pinker

    CD-bok - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501261046

    "Deliciously erudite." --William Safire, New York Times Magazine "A riveting detective story." --Chicago Tribune Steven Pinker, author of the landmark bestsellers The Language Instinct, How the Mind Works, and The Blank Slate--and one of the world's…

  • 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

    Pocket - 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 bette…

  • Rationality

    Rationality
    av Steven Pinker

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780593489352

  • 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

  • With Pleasure

    With Pleasure
    av Paul R. Abramson

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195146097

    Challenging everything from the mandates of the Catholic Church to the hotly debated ethics of pornography, and from the controversy surrounding gay rights to issues of gender and feminism, With Pleasure explores a new theory of human sexuality that…

  • Sexual Nature/Sexual Culture

    Sexual Nature/Sexual Culture

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226001821

    This multidisciplinary study of human sexuality examines the influences of nature and nurture, biology and culture, and sex and gender in the sexual experiences of humans and other primates. Focusing on the idea that sexual pleasure is the primary m…

  • Das unbeschriebene Blatt

    Das unbeschriebene Blatt
    av Steven Pinker

    Pocket - 2017 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783596298310

  • 36 Arguments for the Existence of God

    36 Arguments for the Existence of God
    av Rebecca Newberger Goldstein

    CD-bok - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781978665873

    After Cass Seltzers book becomes a surprise best seller, he's dubbed the atheist with a soul and becomes a celebrity. He wins over the stunning Lucinda Mandelbaum, the goddess of game theory, and loses himself in a spiritually expansive infatuation.…

  • 36 Arguments for the Existence of God

    36 Arguments for the Existence of God
    av Rebecca Newberger Goldstein

    Övrigt - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781522697305

    After Cass Seltzers book becomes a surprise best seller, he's dubbed the atheist with a soul and becomes a celebrity. He wins over the stunning Lucinda Mandelbaum, the goddess of game theory, and loses himself in a spiritually expansive infatuation.…

  • 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 Review…

  • 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

  • Sexual Rights in America

    Sexual Rights in America
    av Paul R. Abramson

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814706923

    The Constitution of the United States guarantees all Americans certain rights, such as the freedoms of speech and religious expression. But what guarantees our sexual freedoms? Sexual Rights in America presents a bold and intriguing look at the cons…

  • Rationality: What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters

    Rationality: What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters
    av Steven Pinker

    CD-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781984843548

    Can reading a book make you more rational? Can it help us understand why there is so much irrationality in the world? Steven Pinker, author of Enlightenment Now (Bill Gates's new favorite book of all time") answers all the questions here Today huma…

  • An Invitation to Cognitive Science

    An Invitation to Cognitive Science

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262650441

    An Invitation to Cognitive Science provides a point of entry into the vast realm of cognitive science, offering selected examples of issues and theories from many of its subfields. All of the volumes in the second edition contain substantially revis…