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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:

'A passionate defence of the enduring power of human nature ... both life-affirming and deeply satisfying' Daily Telegraph

Recently many people have assumed that we are blank slates shaped by our environment. But this denies the heart of our being: human nature. Violence is not just a product of society; male and female minds are different; the genes we give our children shape them more than our parenting practices. To acknowledge our innate...
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Book Details
Pages:560
Detailed Subjects: Science / Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics
Psychology / Developmental / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.9 x 19.8 x 2.3 cm
Book Weight:0.362 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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