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The Blank Slate

The Modern Denial of Human Nature

Steven Pinker

“In a work of outstanding clarity and sheer brilliance Steven Pinker banishes forever fears that a biological understanding of human nature threatens humane values.”—Helena Cronin, author of The Ant and The Peacock“A mind blowing, mind openingexpos. Pinker's profoundly positive arguments for the compatibility of biology and humanism are unrivalled ...
Publish Date
August 26
First Published in 2002
Goodreads rating
Jan 29, 2020
The best books I read in 2019👇 1. Can't Hurt Me by David Goggins 2. A Billion Wicked Thoughts by Sai Goddam and Ogi Ogas 3. The Madness of Crowds by Douglas Murray 4. The Blank Slate by Steven Pinker 5. The Coddling of the American Mind by Jonathan Haidt and Greg Lukianoff      source
Jul 04, 2020
@AdanChristian @sapinker Awesome book.      source
Sep 02, 2020
IMO, these are the top 5 books to read for surviving 2020 and beyond: ▫️ The Blank Slate – @sapinker ▫️ Kindly Inquisitors – @jon_rauch ▫️ The Righteous Mind – @JonHaidt ▫️ Higher Superstition – Paul Gross & Norman Levitt ▫️ Cynical Theories – @HPluckrose & @ConceptualJames      source