Oct 1, 2021 • 57M

Steven Pinker: let's talk about Rationality

How to think more clearly, for fun and utility

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Razib Khan
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In this week’s Unsupervised Learning Podcast, Razib is joined by author and psycholinguist Steven Pinker to discuss his new book Rationality: what is it, why it seems scarce, and why it matters. Pinker makes the case the humans are fundamentally rational beings, and that it’s this capacity that has allowed Homo sapiens to spread across the planet and oc…

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