The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined



A provocative history of violence—from the New York Times bestselling author of The Stuff of Thought and The Blank Slate

Believe it or not, today we may be living in the most peaceful moment in our species’ existence. In his gripping and controversial new work, New York Times bestselling author Steven Pinker shows that despite the ceaseless news about war, crime, and terrorism, violence has actually been in decline over long stretches of history. Exploding myths about humankind’s inherent…

The Better Angels Of Our Nature

ISBN 10 : 9781101544648
ISBN 13 : 1101544643

“If I could give each of you a graduation present, it would be this—the most inspiring book I've ever read." —Bill Gates (May, 2017) Selected by The New York Times Book Revie..

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 : 9780143122012
ISBN 13 : 0143122010

Presents a controversial history of violence which argues that today's world is the most peaceful time in human existence, drawing on psychological insights into intrinsic values t..

The Stuff Of Thought

ISBN 10 : 9781101202609
ISBN 13 : 1101202602

This New York Times bestseller is an exciting and fearless investigation of language from the author of Better Angels of Our Nature and The Sense of Style "Curious, inventive, fear..

Touching Evil

ISBN 10 : 0307418669
ISBN 13 : 9780307418661

Sometimes evil lingers so close, you can feel it.... Seattle police sketch artist Maggie Barnes has an extraordinary gift. She listens as traumatized crime victims describe their o..

Winning The War On War

ISBN 10 : 9781101549087
ISBN 13 : 1101549084

Everyone knows: wars are getting worse, more civilians are dying, and peacemaking achieves nothing, right? Wrong. Despite all the bad-news headlines, peacekeeping is working. Fewer..

Do Humankind S Best Days Lie Ahead

ISBN 10 : 9781786070777
ISBN 13 : 1786070774

Four of the world’s most renowned thinkers take on one of the biggest debates of the modern era. “It’s just a brute fact that we don't throw virgins into volcanoes any more. ..

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