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The Blank Slate

The Modern Denial of Human Nature

The Blank Slate( )
Author: Pinker, Steven
Series title:Penguin Press Science Ser.
ISBN:978-0-14-027605-3
Publication Date:Jun 2003
Publisher:Penguin Books, Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $24.99
Book Description:

From bestselling author Stephen Pinker, The Blank Slate- The Modern Denial of Human Nature shatters the myths surrounding human behaviour and 'nature versus nurture'. 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. The Blank Slate shows that this view denies the heart of our being- human nature. Violence is not just a product of...
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Book Details
Pages:560
Detailed Subjects: Psychology / Developmental / General
Science / Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.9 x 19.7 x 2.3 cm
Book Weight:0.364 Kilograms
Author Biography
Pinker, Steven (Author)
Steven Pinker is an authority on language and the mind. He is Peter de Florez professor of psychology in the department of brain and cognitive sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.




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