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The Seven Words You Can't Say on Television

Steven Pinker - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2008 - 96 pages
Why do so many swear words involve sex, bodily functions and religion? Why are some words rude and others aren't? Why can launching into expletives be so shocking - and ...
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Language, Cognition, and Human Nature: Selected Articles

Steven Pinker - Psychology - 2013 - 392 pages
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 ...
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Connections and Symbols

Steven Pinker, Jacques Mehler - Psychology - 1988 - 255 pages
Does intelligence result from the manipulation of structured symbolic expressions? Or is it the result of the activation of large networks of densely interconnected simple ...
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The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature

Steven Pinker - Psychology - 2003 - 509 pages
In a study of the nature versus nurture debate, one of the world's foremost experts on language and the mind explores the modern self-denial of our basic human natures.
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How the Mind Works

Steven Pinker - Psychology - 2009 - 672 pages
“A model of scientific writing: erudite, witty, and clear.” —New York Review of Books In this Pulitzer Prize finalist and national bestseller, one of the world's leading ...
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Language Learnability and Language Development, With New Commentary by the ...

Steven Pinker - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1996 - 435 pages
In this influential study, Steven Pinker develops a new approach to the problem of language learning. Now reprinted with new commentary by the author, this classic work ...
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The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined

Steven Pinker - Psychology - 2011 - 832 pages
Selected by The New York Times Book Review as a Notable Book of the Year The author of The New York Times bestseller The Stuff of Thought offers a controversial history of ...
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