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Rationality : what it is, why it seems scarce, why it matters —Pinker, Steven, 1954- author.

Today humanity is reaching new heights of scientific understanding - and also appears to be losing its mind. How can a species that developed vaccines for Covid-19 in less than a year produce so much fake news, medical q...

Mental immunity : infectious ideas, mind parasites, and the search for a better way to think —Norman, Andy, author.

"Philosopher Andy Norman dives into the world of mind-parasites, ideas that cause destructive thinking and extremism, and describes how to inoculate your mind to keep it safe from bad ideas"-- Provided by publisher.

Enlightenment now : the case for reason, science, humanism, and progress —Pinker, Steven, 1954- author.

The follow-up to Pinker's groundbreaking The Better Angels of Our Nature presents the big picture of human progress: people are living longer, healthier, freer, and happier lives, and while our problems are formidable, t...

Enlightenment now the case for reason, science, humanism, and progress —Pinker, Steven, 1954- author.
Large Print
2018
Availability: 2 of 3

Is the world really falling apart? Is the ideal of progress obsolete? Cognitive scientist Steven Pinker urges us to step back from the gory headlines and prophecies of doom, which play to our psychological biases. Instea...

Rationality what it is, why it seems scarce, why it matters —Pinker, Steven, 1954- author.
Book On CD
2021
Availability: 1 of 2

Can reading a book make you more rational? Can it help us understand why there is so much irrationality in the world? Steven Pinker, author of Enlightenment Now (Bill Gates' "new favorite book of all time") answers all t...

This Idea Is Brilliant : Lost, Overlooked, and Underappreciated Scientific Concepts Everyone Should Know —Brockman, John, 1941- author.
EBook
2018

Brilliant but overlooked ideas you must know, as revealed by today's most innovative minds What scientific term or concept ought to be more widely known? That is the question John Brockman, publisher of the acclaimed sci...

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