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The Better Angels of Our Nature: A History of Violence and Humanity



The Better Angels of Our Nature Can violence really have declined? The images of conflict we see daily on our screens from around the world suggest this is an almost obscene claim to be making. In this title, the author shows violence within and between societies – both murder and warfare. Full description

The Better Angels Of Our Nature

ISBN 10 : 9781101544648
ISBN 13 : 1101544643

“If I could give each of you a graduation present, it would be this—the most inspiring book I've ever read." —Bill Gates (May, 2017) Selected by The New York Times Book Revie..


The Better Angels Of Our Nature

ISBN 10 : 9780141959740
ISBN 13 : 0141959746

'The most inspiring book I've ever read' Bill Gates, 2017 'A brilliant, mind-altering book ... Everyone should read this astonishing book' Guardian 'Will change the way you see the..


The Better Angels Of Our Nature

ISBN 10 : 9780143122012
ISBN 13 : 0143122010

Presents a controversial history of violence which argues that today's world is the most peaceful time in human existence, drawing on psychological insights into intrinsic values t..


The Stuff Of Thought

ISBN 10 : 9780141921075
ISBN 13 : 0141921072

The Stuff of Thought is an exhilarating work of non-fiction. Surprising, thought-provoking and incredibly enjoyable, there is no other book like it - Steven Pinker will revolutioni..


Do Humankind S Best Days Lie Ahead

ISBN 10 : 9781786070777
ISBN 13 : 1786070774

Four of the world’s most renowned thinkers take on one of the biggest debates of the modern era. “It’s just a brute fact that we don't throw virgins into volcanoes any more. ..


The Sense Of Style

ISBN 10 : 9780698170308
ISBN 13 : 069817030X

“Charming and erudite . . . The wit and insight and clarity he brings . . . is what makes this book such a gem.” —Time.com Why is so much writing so bad, and how can we make ..


Language Cognition And Human Nature

ISBN 10 : 9780199361151
ISBN 13 : 0199361150

Language, Cognition, and Human Nature collects together for the first time much of Steven Pinker's most influential scholarly work on language and cognition. Pinker's seminal resea..


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