The Stuff of Thought

by Steven Pinker

Book Reviews

  • I just finished listening to the audiobook. This one is up there with my favorites on understanding how language can serve as a way to understand the mind. From children's language acquisition to understanding grammatical rules to convey emotion and ideas. to Tweet

About Book

The Pulitzer Prize finalist author of The Blank Slate presents an accessible study of the relationship between language and human nature, explaining how everything from swearing and innuendo to prepositions and baby names reveals facts about key human concepts, emotions, and relationships. Reprint.