Steven Pinker

The Spectator Podcast: Germany’s nightmare

22 February 2018 16:01

On this week’s episode, we look at Germany’s political nightmare, speak to one of the world’s most eminent psychologists, and…

Books Podcast: Steven Pinker

22 February 2018 13:53

This week’s books podcast was recorded live at a special Spectator subscriber event in London, where I was talking to…

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5 February 2018 13:51

If you have been browsing The Spectator’s website as a visitor, we have the perfect opportunity to subscribe. Perfect, that…

Is political correctness speeding up?

15 January 2018 14:00

One of the most influential and popular ideas of the post-war era was that of the Authoritarian Personality, which linked…

Steven Pinker interview: Western intellectuals and journalists must promote liberal values

21 December 2015 12:00

Rumours of the death of Western liberalism have been cruelly exaggerated, according to Steven Pinker. The Harvard psychology professor spoke…

Darwin’s unexploded bomb

6 May 2014 9:23

‘This book is an attempt to understand the world as it is, not as it ought to be.’ So writes…

The biggest shocker of 2013? That it really is a wonderful world

28 December 2013 9:42

Next year marks a millennium since the sermon given in 1014 by Archbishop Wulfstan in York where he declared that…