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Enlightenment Now : The Case For Reason, Science, Humanism, And Progress (2018)
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Published: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, a Cengage Company, Gale Cengage, [2018]
Series: Thorndike Press large print popular and narrative nonfiction
Edition:  Large print edition
Description:  835 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9781432853167, 1432853163, 9781432853167, 1432853163 :,
Language:  English


Is the world falling apart? Is progress obsolete? In this elegant assessment of the human condition in the third millennium, cognitive scientist and public intellectual Steven Pinker urges us to stop back from the gory headlines and prophecies of doom, which play to our psychological biases. Instead, follow the data: In seventy-five jaw-dropping graphs, Pinker shows that life, health, prosperity, safety, peace, knowledge, and happiness are on the rise worldwide. Far from being a naive hope, the Enlightenment, we now know, has worked

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