The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window into Human Nature

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  • Steven Pinker
  • Author:  Steven Pinker
  • Collection:  "Beautiful Mind" Collection
  • Year: 25-01-2013
  • Translator From English: Boyko Penchev
  • Availability:  In Stock
  • Product Code:  870-01
  • SKU: 13.0018
  • ISBN: 978-619-152-154-8
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Curious, inventive, fearless, naughty."
-New York Times Book Review

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.

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.

About the Author

Steven Pinker

Steven Pinker

Steven Arthur Pinker (born September 18, 1954) is a Canadian-born American cognitive scientist, psychologist, linguist, and popular science author. He is Johnstone Family Professor in the Department o... Read more

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Tags: Brain & Thinking,The Human Brain,Consciousness & Subconsciousness,Future & Technology,Famous Scientists

Specification
Year 25-01-2013
Translator From English: Boyko Penchev
Pages 616
Size 140/215 мм
Weight 0.844 kg
Collection Колекция "Красив ум"
Cover Type Hardcover
Genre Brain & Thinking, The Human Brain, Consciousness & Subconsciousness, Future & Technology, Famous Scientists
Вили 16/11/2012

Радвам за новата порция предизвикателство - книга за ума! :) Благодаря на издателството и още много да ни радва.

Борис Петров 16/02/2012

Поздравления към издателството и за Пинкър, а след тази новина - и за Канеман (ако можете, издадете по-натам и нещо от съвместната му работа с Тверски)! Продължавайте в същия дух!

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