Steven Pinker Quote

What is true for the emotions may also be true for the intellect. Some of our perplexities may come from a mismatch between the purposes for which our cognitive faculties evolved and the purposes to which we put them today.


The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature (ed. Penguin, 2003) - ISBN: 9781101200322

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What is true for the emotions may also be true for the intellect. Some of our perplexities may come from a mismatch between the purposes for which...

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What is true for the emotions may also be true for the intellect. Some of our perplexities may come from a mismatch between the purposes for which...

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What is true for the emotions may also be true for the intellect. Some of our perplexities may come from a mismatch between the purposes for which...

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What is true for the emotions may also be true for the intellect. Some of our perplexities may come from a mismatch between the purposes for which...