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The stuff of thought : language as a window into human nature

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Pinker
ISBN: 0141921072 9780141921075
OCLC Number: 1004978105
Description: 1 online resource (512 pages)
Contents: Words and worlds --
Down the rabbit hole --
Fifty thousand innate concepts (and other radical theories of language and thought) --
Cleaving the air --
The metaphor metaphor --
What's in a name? --
The seven words you can't say on television --
Games people play --
Escaping the cave.
Responsibility: Steven Pinker.

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Astonishingly readable * Daily Telegraph * Perceptive, amusing and intelligent * Times * No one writes about language as clearly as Steven Pinker, and this is his best book yet * Financial Times * Read more...

 
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