Fragile Freedoms - Steven Pinker

Steven Pinker. Photograph by Max Gerber.

Steven Pinker. Photograph by Max Gerber.


Steven Pinker is a global thought leader on the subject of the human mind, human nature, and human violence. He recently presented this talk: A History of Violence and Humanity, at the new Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg. It's part of the Fragile Freedoms: the Global Struggle for Human Rights lecture series. 

Steven Pinker is one of the world's foremost writers on language, mind and human nature. Currently Harvard College Professor and Johnstone Family Professor of Psychology at Harvard University, Pinker has also taught at Stanford and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research on visual cognition and the psychology of language has won prizes from the National Academy of Sciences, the Royal Institution of Great Britain and the American Psychology Association. His book The Better Angels of our Nature is an international best-seller.

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