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Steven Pinker: On language and thought, …AND THE PREEMINENCE OF CONTENTS IN MEDIA

Steven Pinker: On language and thought, …AND THE PREEMINENCE OF CONTENTS IN MEDIA

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In 2007 Steven Pinker, MIT-Harvard neurolinguist, published The Stuff of thought, which complements his magnum The language instinct. Anyone interested in understanding human language and thought, and the miracle of the human word, will enjoy these two books, as well as the present video. Here, Pinker examines the way our human languages work, how they express what happens in our minds, and how the words we choose communicate much more than what we realize we are telling.  He also indicates that through analyzing human languages, we can come to understand both our species and our minds –our nature. The price Pinker pays to stand for the universality of the human species –for the existence of a series of common traits that are innate to us by nature,  is ideological, as ideological is