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The blank slate : the modern denial of human nature, Steven Pinker

Label
The blank slate : the modern denial of human nature
Title
The blank slate
Title remainder
the modern denial of human nature
Statement of responsibility
Steven Pinker
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
DLC
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1954-
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Pinker, Steven
Dewey number
155.2/34
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF341
LC item number
.P47 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Nature and nurture
  • Hérédité et milieu
  • Menselijke natuur
  • Erfelijkheid en omgeving
  • Sociale evolutie
  • Psychobiologie
  • Être humain
  • Inné et acquis
  • Anthropologie philosophique
Label
The blank slate : the modern denial of human nature, Steven Pinker
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.461-489) and index
Contents
  • Holy trinity
  • PART III. Human nature with a human face
  • Fear of inequality
  • Fear of imperfectibility
  • Fear of determinism
  • Fear of nihilism
  • PART IV. Know thyself
  • In touch with reality
  • Out of our depths
  • Many roots of our suffering
  • PART I. The blank slate, the noble savage, and the ghost in the machine
  • Sanctimonious animal
  • PART V. Hot buttons
  • Politics
  • Violence
  • Gender
  • Children
  • Arts
  • PART VI. Voice of the species
  • Appendix:
  • Donald E. Brown's list of human universals
  • Official theory
  • Silly putty
  • Last wall to fall
  • Culture vultures
  • Slate's last stand
  • PART II. Fear and loathing
  • Political scientists
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 509 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1028859595
Label
The blank slate : the modern denial of human nature, Steven Pinker
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.461-489) and index
Contents
  • Holy trinity
  • PART III. Human nature with a human face
  • Fear of inequality
  • Fear of imperfectibility
  • Fear of determinism
  • Fear of nihilism
  • PART IV. Know thyself
  • In touch with reality
  • Out of our depths
  • Many roots of our suffering
  • PART I. The blank slate, the noble savage, and the ghost in the machine
  • Sanctimonious animal
  • PART V. Hot buttons
  • Politics
  • Violence
  • Gender
  • Children
  • Arts
  • PART VI. Voice of the species
  • Appendix:
  • Donald E. Brown's list of human universals
  • Official theory
  • Silly putty
  • Last wall to fall
  • Culture vultures
  • Slate's last stand
  • PART II. Fear and loathing
  • Political scientists
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 509 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1028859595

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