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The Blank Slate

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The Blank Slate

The Blank Slate

The Blank Slate

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Host Liane Hansen speaks with cognitive thinker Stephen Pinker about his new book: The Blank Slate: the Modern Denial of Human Nature. (Viking Press) In it, Pinker argues that we place too much emphasis on environment as a determining factor of human nature, and that genetics have a quite profound influence on issues such as parenting, violence, morality, and gender equality.