Steven Pinker

Steven Pinker over de mythe van geweld

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Steven Pinker brengt de afname van geweld in kaart, van bijbelse tijden tot heden, en betoogt dat — al lijkt het onlogisch en zelfs obsceen gezien Irak en Darfur — we in de meest vreedzame periode leven in het bestaan van de mensheid.

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Steven Pinker · Psychologist

Steven Pinker questions the very nature of our thoughts — the way we use words, how we learn, and how we relate to others. In his best-selling books, he has brought sophisticated language analysis to bear on topics of wide general interest.

Steven Pinker questions the very nature of our thoughts — the way we use words, how we learn, and how we relate to others. In his best-selling books, he has brought sophisticated language analysis to bear on topics of wide general interest.