Enlightenment now : the case for reason, science, humanism, and progress / Steven Pinker.

Publisher's description: 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. Instead, follow the data. In seventy-five graphs, Pinker...

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Main Author: Pinker, Steven, 1954- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New York, New York : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2018]
Table of Contents:
  • Dare to understand!
  • Entro, evo, info
  • Counter-enlightenments
  • Progressophobia
  • Life
  • Health
  • Sustenance
  • Wealth
  • Inequality
  • The environment
  • Peace
  • Safety
  • Terrorism
  • Democracy
  • Equal rights
  • Knowledge
  • Quality of life
  • Happiness
  • Existential threats
  • The future of progress
  • Reason
  • Science
  • Humanism.