Steven Pinker appears in the following:
Friday, October 10, 2014
The Nobel Peace Prize announcement got us thinking: What is the meaning of peace? Steven Pinker, author of "The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined," shares his view.
Tuesday, January 01, 2013
During periods following brutal acts of violence or unthinkable devastation, it is easy for our brains to run wild with worry. But as violence declines worldwide, is there any argume...
Wednesday, October 05, 2011
The seemingly endless stream of news about war, crime, and terrorism, might make us believe we live in the most violent age ever seen. But Steven Pinker, Professor of Psychology at Harvard University, explains that just the opposite is true: violence has been diminishing for millennia. In The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined he looks at human nature, psychology, and history to explain how this has happened.
Tuesday, February 24, 2009
Friday, September 14, 2007
magazine has called Harvard Professor Steven Pinker
one of the "100 Most Influential People in the World Today." His latest book, The Stuff of Thought
, delves into the mental processes behind everything we say, from swear words to polite greetings, from baby names to technical jargon, explaining what the ...