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Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

Authors:
Steven Pinker (author) and Nayon Cho (covers)
Language:
English
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Publication year:
2019
Original publication year:
2018
ISBN:
978-0-141-97909-0
Pages:
556
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Table of Contents:
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  • List of Figures xi
  • Preface xv

Part I: Enlightenment

  • Chapter 1. Dare To Understand!
  • Chapter 2. Entro, EVO, Info
  • Chapter 3. Counter-Enlightenments

Part II: Progress

  • Chapter 4. Progressophobia
  • Chapter 5. Life
  • Chapter 6. Health
  • Chapter 7. Sustenance
  • Chapter 8. Wealth
  • Chapter 9. Inequality
  • Chapter 10. The Environment
  • Chapter 11. Peace
  • Chapter 12. Safety
  • Chapter 13. Terrorism
  • Chapter 14. Democracy
  • Chapter 15. Equal Rights
  • Chapter 16. Knowledge
  • Chapter 17. Quality Of Life
  • Chapter 18. Happiness
  • Chapter 19. Existential Threats
  • Chapter 20. The Future of Progress

Part III: Reason, Science, and Humanism

  • Chapter 21. Reason
  • Chapter 22. Science
  • Chapter 23. Humanism
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index

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