Steven Pinker Quotes

- Notable Steven Pinker Quotes Index -

Born: September 18, 1954, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Birth Country: Canada
Occupation: Author

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Art works because it appeals to certain faculties of the mind. Music depends on details of the auditory system, painting and sculpture on the visual system. Poetry and literature depend on language.
- Steven Pinker

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As many political writers have pointed out, commitment to political equality is not an empirical claim that people are clones.
- Steven Pinker

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By exploring the political and moral colorings of discoveries about what makes us tick, we can have a more honest science and a less fearful intellectual milieu.
- Steven Pinker

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Many artists and scholars have pointed out that ultimately art depends on human nature.
- Steven Pinker

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There has to be innate circuitry that does the learning, that creates the culture, that acquires the culture, and that responds to socialization.
- Steven Pinker

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