Steven Pinker

Steven Pinker fala sobre o mito da violência

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Steven Pinker mapeia o declínio da violência desde os tempos bíblicos até os nossos dias, e argumenta que, apesar de parecer ilógico e até obsceno (dado o que acontece no Iraq e em Darfur), estamos vivendo a época mais pacífica da existência de nossa espécie.

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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.