The Resource The blank slate : the modern denial of human nature, Steven Pinker

The blank slate : the modern denial of human nature, Steven Pinker

Label
The blank slate : the modern denial of human nature
Title
The blank slate
Title remainder
the modern denial of human nature
Statement of responsibility
Steven Pinker
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In a study of the nature versus nurture debate, one of the world's foremost experts on language and the mind explores the modern self-denial of our basic human natures
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pinker, Steven
Index
index present
LC call number
BF341
LC item number
.P47 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nature and nurture
  • Hérédité et milieu
  • Nature and nurture
  • Menselijke natuur
  • Erfelijkheid en omgeving
  • Sociale evolutie
  • Psychobiologie
  • Être humain
  • Inné et acquis
  • Philosophie de l'homme
  • Nature
Label
The blank slate : the modern denial of human nature, Steven Pinker
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.461-489) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Holy trinity
  • PART III. Human nature with a human face
  • Fear of inequality
  • Fear of imperfectibility
  • Fear of determinism
  • Fear of nihilism
  • PART IV. Know thyself
  • In touch with reality
  • Out of our depths
  • Many roots of our suffering
  • PART I. The blank slate, the noble savage, and the ghost in the machine
  • Sanctimonious animal
  • PART V. Hot buttons
  • Politics
  • Violence
  • Gender
  • Children
  • Arts
  • PART VI. Voice of the species
  • Appendix:
  • Donald E. Brown's list of human universals
  • Official theory
  • Silly putty
  • Last wall to fall
  • Culture vultures
  • Slate's last stand
  • PART II. Fear and loathing
  • Political scientists
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvi, 509 pages
Isbn
9780670031511
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2002022719
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)49320481
  • (OCoLC)ocm49320481
Label
The blank slate : the modern denial of human nature, Steven Pinker
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.461-489) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Holy trinity
  • PART III. Human nature with a human face
  • Fear of inequality
  • Fear of imperfectibility
  • Fear of determinism
  • Fear of nihilism
  • PART IV. Know thyself
  • In touch with reality
  • Out of our depths
  • Many roots of our suffering
  • PART I. The blank slate, the noble savage, and the ghost in the machine
  • Sanctimonious animal
  • PART V. Hot buttons
  • Politics
  • Violence
  • Gender
  • Children
  • Arts
  • PART VI. Voice of the species
  • Appendix:
  • Donald E. Brown's list of human universals
  • Official theory
  • Silly putty
  • Last wall to fall
  • Culture vultures
  • Slate's last stand
  • PART II. Fear and loathing
  • Political scientists
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvi, 509 pages
Isbn
9780670031511
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2002022719
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)49320481
  • (OCoLC)ocm49320481

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