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The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial Of Human Nature

by Steven Pinker
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In The Blank Slate, Steven Pinker, one of the worlds leading experts on language and the mind, explores the idea of human nature and its moral, emotional, and political colorings. With characteristic wit, lucidity, and insight, Pinker argues that the dogma that the mind has no innate traits-a doctrine held by many intellectuals during the past century-denies our common hu