Do Humankind's Best Days Lie Ahead? Paperback
`It's just a brute fact that we don't throw virgins into volcanoes any more.
We don't execute people for shoplifting a cabbage. And we used to.' -Steven Pinker`The idea that because things have gotten better in the past they will continue to do so in the future is a fallacy I would have thought confined to the lower reaches of Wall Street.' -Malcolm GladwellIn a world driven by technology and globalization, is humanity approaching a Golden Age or is the notion of progress a Western delusion?
Four of the world's most renowned thinkers take on one of the biggest debates of the modern era...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 128 pages
- Publisher: Oneworld Publications
- Publication Date: 03/11/2016
- Category: Social & political philosophy
- ISBN: 9781786070760