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The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has

The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined by Steven Pinker

The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined



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The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined Steven Pinker ebook
ISBN: 1101544643, 9781101544648
Page: 0
Format: epub
Publisher: Viking


So begins Steven Pinker's latest tome: The Better Angels of Our Nature. This is the thesis that psychologist and Harvard Professor, Steven Pinker sets out to defend in The Better Angels of Our Nature. I first became interested in this book through a TED talk Pinker gave on the same subject. He says that we are living in the least violent era in all of human history. The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined. Review: The Better Angels of Our Nature by Steven Pinker. The book is called The Better Angels Of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined. When I talked about Steven Pinker's Words and Rules, I complained that the topic was not worthy of the quality of the writing and science on display. Pinker's objective is to persuade the reader that, contrary to what we may instinctively feel, violence has declined over time. Review of “The Better Angels of Our Nature” by Steven Pinker. Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker did not write his grand book The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined with the purpose of bringing aid to sufferers from ethical skepticism. One just rarely meets a book that can fulfill all of your reading-needs at the same time. Steven Pinker's The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined is one of these books. Steven Pinker: The Better Angels of Our Nature: The Decline of Violence in History and Its Causes (2011) ISBN 978-0670022953. Steven Pinker's The Better Angels of our Nature argues that violence has been declining over the last several centuries, and continues to decline, even though the common wisdom seems to say the opposite. I started this book 99.5% sure I'm just going to tell you what's wrong with this book and Pinker's thesis that violence has declined over time. For instance, The Better Angels of Our Nature includes the best introduction to brain anatomy that I've read. Review: The Better Angels Of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined. And I can't think of anybody who could have done a better job. Pinker's range is extraordinary.