Re: Other books by Stephen Pinker
I have Words and Rules
; I've found it a rough read (I gave up 1/3 through, dunno if I will finish it or not). How the Mind Works
is the only Pinker I've been able to find on tape, always a plus for me. The Language Instinct
is one of the Important Books.
Science is neither a philosophy nor a belief system. It is a combination of mental operations that has become increasingly the habit of educated peoples, a culture of illuminations hit upon by a fortunate turn of history that yielded the most effective way of learning about the real world ever conceived.