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Language as a Window into Human Nature

Language as a Window into Human Nature

Harvard University Psychologist Steven Pinker discusses the relationship between language and human nature. What do the names we give things — and even the prepositions and tenses we use — say about the way our minds work? This lecture, which took place at the New York Academy of Sciences, is based on Pinker’s new book, [...]

Posted: Oct 5th, 2007 | Comments: 0
Dr. Abdullah Abdullah

Dr. Abdullah Abdullah

Dr. Abdullah Abdullah was appointed Foreign Minister of Afghanistan following the overthrow of the Taliban in 2001, and he maintained the position until March 2006. In this interview with Nermeen Shaikh, he discusses the failures of the war on terrorism, the current situation in Afghanistan, and the role of Pakistan in contributing to the worsening [...]

Posted: May 8th, 2007 | Comments: 0
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