Enlightenment and the Righteous Mind | Steven Pinker & Jonathan Haidt | The JBP Podcast S4: E52 – YouTube

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This episode was recorded on June 6th, 2021.

Enlightenment and the Righteous Mind | Steven Pinker & Jonathan Haidt | The JBP Podcast S4: E52 – YouTube

Dr. Peterson, Steven Pinker and Jonathan Haidt sit down to discuss a variety of topics in relation to societies function and creating the most stable systems for humans to function in, primarily by reviewing the examples history lends us.

Stephen Pinker is a Canadian-born American psychologist who advocated evolutionary explanations for the functions of the brain and thus for language and behavior. His books include the Language Instinct, How the Mind Works a Blank Slate, The Better Angels of Our Nature, The Sense of Style, and Enlightenment Now. His list of achievements, including being on Time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people today, is quite long and varied.

Jonathan Haidt is a social psychologist at New York University’s Stern School of Business. His mission is to use research on moral psychology to help people understand each other and to help important social institutions work better. His books include The Happiness Hypothesis, The Righteous Mind, the Coddling of the American Mind.

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