The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature
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    The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature (English, Paperback, Steven Pinker)

    The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature  (English, Paperback, Steven Pinker)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
    • ISBN: 9780140276053, 014027605X
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    The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial Of Human Nature is a book published in the year 2003. The author of the book aims at debunking the claim that the human mind does not have any inborn or natural characteristics. He is a very popular writer on this subject and millions of people all over the world have read his books. This theory has been proposed by a number of scholars and has been widely accepted by people in the past. The author of the book highlights the need of common sense and science in making an accurate judgement about human nature. With science and common sense as the parameters, he points out the importance of an honest human nature.

    The author of this book, Steven Arthur Pinker, is a renowned psychologist and cognitive scientist. The author hails from Montreal, Quebec in Canada. He has completed his education from Dawson College and McGill University, studying psychology. Following that, he completed his doctoral degree in experimental psychology from Harvard University. He currently teaches at Harvard University and has authored six books. He was also named one among Time Magazine's 100 most influential scientists and thinkers in the world in the year 2004. Pinker’s research in the field of cognitive psychology has also won him many awards. Some of the books published by the author include The Stuff Of Thought, The Language Instinct, Lexical and Conceptual Semantics, Visual Cognition, and How The Mind Works.

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      • Steven Pinker
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    • Length
      • 5.08 in
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      • 362.0 Grams
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    Interesting, but not particularly well researched

    Pinker constructs an elaborate and well-thought out argument, and his overall thesis is one whose outlines I largely agree with--that as biological creatures, humans are influenced by biology in many ways, often so subtly that we are unaware of it. Humans are animals, after all, and subject to the same instinctual drives and influences as other animals are; it's only human arrogance that would ever lead us to think otherwise. His assertion that humans are inherently *both* peaceable, kind, an...
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    Very good

    A little difficult to follow but a great book on human psychology and great one and a mile stone in the debate of nature versus nurture
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