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The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window into Human Nature Paperback – Aug 26 2008

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  • Paperback: 512 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books; Reprint edition (Aug. 26 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0143114247
  • ISBN-13: 978-0143114246
  • Product Dimensions: 13.8 x 2.7 x 21.3 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 431 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars 10 customer reviews
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"Engaging and provocative...filled with humor and fun."
-Douglas Hofstadter, Los Angeles Times

"Pinker is a star, and the world of science is lucky to have him."
--Richard Dawkins

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"There's plenty of stuff to think about, but a lot of fun stuff too."
-Boston Globe

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"Unfailingly engaging to read."
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About the Author

Steven Pinker is the Johnstone Family professor of Psychology and Harvard College Professor of Psychology at Harvard University. A two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and the winner of many awards for his research, teaching, and books, he has been named one of Time's 100 Most Influential People in the World Today and Foreign Policy's 100 Global Thinkers. His other books include The Better Angels of our Nature and The Blank Slate.

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