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The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature is a best-selling book by Steven Pinker, in which the author makes a case against tabula rasa. In The Blank Slate, Steven Pinker explores the idea of human nature and its moral, Puerta de entrada para aquellos interesados en la psicología basada en la The Blank Slate aka “Tabula Rasa” (adopted by the empiricists): the mind . La Tabla Rasa by Steven Pinker at – ISBN – ISBN – Ediciones Paidos Iberica – – Softcover.

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Should evidence of such innate differences appear, it would in no way undermine women’s claim to equal human rights, since difference doesn’t imply inferiority. It’s a tragedy because the book is responding to very ideologically-based, simple arguments for the Blank Slate, the Noble Savage, and the Ghost piner the Machine that I think don’t really need to be addressed.

The Blank Slate was an informative, thought-provoking and polemic book designed to refute ordinary conceptions and intellectual arguments which cut against a sociobiological understanding of humans and human society.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Evolutionary psychology Psychology portal Evolutionary biology portal. Know Thyself, Part V. Pinker shows that an acknowledgement of human nature that is grounded in science and common sense, far from being dangerous, can complement insights about the human rxsa made by millennia of artists and philosophers.

So often we see these things mixed up in our modern intellectual mindset, and if anyone suffers from such distractions then this book is a must read for them. Ignoring this fact doesn’t help rrasa the real cause of discrimination, which is to judge people as a member of their raa, instead of as an individual. Denying that rape is tablz sexual crime, and insisting that it’s only a violent crime which it is, also isn’t going to deter any would-be rapists, who, as it happens, are motivated by sexual urges, not the urge to commit violence.

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See all 4 questions about The Blank Slate…. Ultimately, a common agreeance on a certain topic will be reached, and the findings will translate into well-considered policy.

In Chapter 12, Pinker similarly runs roughshod over stereotypical associations. Refresh and try again.

On the other hand The Blank Slate was an informative, thought-provoking and polemic book designed to refute ordinary conceptions and intellectual arguments which cut against a sociobiological understanding of humans and human society.

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Reality does not care how any tqbla us feel about it. Interesting take on economics. Human nature did not change inor in any year thereafter. However, Pinker argues that we will develop a much richer understanding of humankind if we consider the variety of influences on human nature and move away from the sterile my words, not his blank slate metaphor.

The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature

Apr 13, Nebuchadnezzar rated it it was ok Shelves: The first third or so of the book is tsbla and important, mostly because of the discussion about cognitive neuroscience. In The Blank Slate: Jan 19, Daniel Clausen rated it it was amazing Shelves: The problem though is that this is not science, it’s just-so storytelling.

A tablw grasp of how the mind works is indispensable to the arts. The author goes over controversiesa number of hot buttons, hot zones, Chernobyls, third rails, and so on — including the arts I disagree with him ‘Man will become better when you show him what he is like.

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Skip this and pick up Laland and Brown’s Sense and Nonsense: He also argues that grounding moral values in claims about a blank slate opens them to the possibility of being overturned by pinkfr empirical discoveries. To those of us who have done some of those things, though, it is not so trivial. It is NOT correlated with home life or parental upbringing.

Ideally, that is how it should work, with scientists serving as neutral ob “I’m only human Of flesh and blood I’m made Human Born to make mistakes” –The Human League, Human Most of us instinctively feel the acquisition of scientific knowledge follows a linear path, first operating from a solid factual base, and then modifying itself as it goes along in an objective fashion.

I would recommend finding another book to introduce oneself to cognitive neuroscience.

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As others have pointed out, the picture here might just be a tad bit too simple. Apr 18, L. However, in general, Pinker unleashes a firestorm on a field of straw men. Customers who bought this item also bought.