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‘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 world’ Daily Mail

Shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize 2012

Wasn’t the twentieth century the most violent in history? In his extraordinary, epic book Steven Pinker shows us that this is wrong, telling the story of humanity in a completely new and unfamiliar way. From why cities make us safer to how books…


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 : 1846140943
ISBN 13 : 9781846140945

Steven Pinker's riveting, myth-destroying new book reveals how, contrary to popular belief, humankind has become progressively less violent, over millenia and decades. Given the im..


The Better Angels Of Our Nature

ISBN 10 : 9781351351171
ISBN 13 : 1351351176

Reasoning is the critical thinking skill concerned with the production of arguments: making them coherent, consistent, and well-supported; and responding to opposing positions wher..


Discourses On Violence And Punishment

ISBN 10 : 9781498513456
ISBN 13 : 149851345X

This book brings together various discourses concerned with violence and punishment, paying special attention to the extreme variations of these phenomena. Starting from a narrow d..


ISBN 10 : 9786177388035
ISBN 13 : 6177388035

Під час роботи над книгою авторка побувала майже на всіх континентах, відвідала наукові бази в тро..


Nationhood Providence And Witness

ISBN 10 : 9781621896760
ISBN 13 : 1621896765

This book argues that problems with recognizing the State of Israel lie at the heart of approaches to nationhood and unease over nationalism in modern Protestant theology, as well ..


Aggression In Humans And Other Primates

ISBN 10 : 9783110291360
ISBN 13 : 3110291363

In this work aggression and conflict in man and other primates are interpreted in the light of evolutionary biology and game theory models. Unitl now interdisciplinary collaboratio..


Paradoxes Of Peace In Nineteenth Century Europe

ISBN 10 : 9780191043871
ISBN 13 : 0191043877

'Peace' is often simplistically assumed to be war's opposite, and as such is not examined closely or critically idealized in the literature of peace studies, its crucial role in th..


Modern War A Very Short Introduction

ISBN 10 : 9780191667749
ISBN 13 : 0191667749

Warfare is the most dangerous threat faced by modern humanity. It is also one of the key influences that has shaped the politics, economics, and society of the modern period. But w..


Trust

ISBN 10 : 9780191022821
ISBN 13 : 0191022829

Today there is much talk of a 'crisis of trust'; a crisis which is almost certainly genuine, but usually misunderstood. Trust: A History offers a new perspective on the ways in whi..