Steven Pinker: "A New Enlightenment"

Event has passed (Tue Mar 13, 2018 - Tue Mar 13, 2018)
SFJAZZ Center - SF Jazz
07:30 PM
Health & Wellness, Lecture / Discussion
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The Long Now Foundation's Seminars About Long-term Thinking presents:
Steven Pinker: A New Enlightenment

Steven Pinker is a Canadian-American experimental psychologist, linguist and author based at Harvard University who conducts research in visual cognition, psycholinguistics, and social relations.

He is the author of a number of books including The Better Angels of Our Nature: The Decline of Violence in History and Its Causes; The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language; and Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress. 

Doors open at 7:00pm

We will have Steven Pinker's newest book for sale at the Seminar.

Long Now's Seminars are curated and hosted by Stewart Brand. These monthly talks were started in 02003 to build a compelling body of ideas about long-term thinking. Long Now members hear about Seminars first & receive 2 free tickets to each Seminar. Become a member today to access your tickets or view our livestream of Seminars and Interval events online.

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