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University of California, Santa Barbara – Campbell Hall

address  University of California
 Santa Barbara, CA  93101
phone (805) 893-3535

Steven Pinker

Steven Pinker

When you read the news today, it can look like the world is falling apart. Civil unrest. Terrorism. Inequality. Environmental degradation. Poverty. But is that truly the case? Absolutely not, says two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Steven Pinker, one of the world’s leading cognitive scientists. The author of award-winning books including "The Language Instinct," "How the Mind Works" and "The Better Angels of Our Nature," Pinker will argue on behalf of human progress: People are living longer, healthier, freer and happier lives, “a powerful case that the main line of history has been, since the Enlightenment, one of improvement.” (Scientific American).
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 • Thu 10/18/18 at 7:30pm