Steven Pinker

Steven Pinker

Steven Pinker is Harvard College professor of psychology at Harvard University and the author of Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress.

Enlightenment Wars: Some Reflections on 'Enlightenment Now,' One Year Later

Enlightenment Wars: Some Reflections on 'Enlightenment Now,' One Year Later

You wouldn’t think that a defense of reason, science, and humanism would be particularly controversial in an era in which those ideals would seem to need all the help they can get. But in the words of a colleague, “You’ve made people’s heads explode!” Many people who

Steven Pinker
Steven Pinker
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