Steven Pinker Quote

Maybe philosophical problems are hard not because they are divine or irreducible or meaningless or workaday science, but because the mind of Homo sapiens lacks the cognitive equipment to solve them. We are organisms, not angels... Our minds evolved... to solve problems, [not]... to answer any question we are capable of asking.


How the Mind Works (ed. 2009)

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Maybe philosophical problems are hard not because they are divine or irreducible or meaningless or workaday science, but because the mind of Homo...

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Maybe philosophical problems are hard not because they are divine or irreducible or meaningless or workaday science, but because the mind of Homo...

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Maybe philosophical problems are hard not because they are divine or irreducible or meaningless or workaday science, but because the mind of Homo...

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Maybe philosophical problems are hard not because they are divine or irreducible or meaningless or workaday science, but because the mind of Homo...