The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress
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Embrace the Enlightenment
Public intellectual, Harvard professor and prolific bestseller Steven Pinker makes a thorough, data-backed, optimistic case for the gifts the Enlightenment brought humanity.
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