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We need progress in ideas about how to achieve progress

Steven Pinker: Enlightenment NOW: the case for reason, science, humanism and progress. UK: Allen Lane, 2018, 556pp, £25
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University College LondonLondonUK

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