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    • The Enigma of Reason

    • By: Hugo Mercier, Dan Sperber
    • Narrated by: Liam Gerrard
    • Length: 14 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 134
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 119

    Reason, we are told, is what makes us human, the source of our knowledge and wisdom. If reason is so useful, why didn't it also evolve in other animals? If reason is that reliable, why do we produce so much thoroughly reasoned nonsense? In their groundbreaking account of the evolution and workings of reason, Hugo Mercier and Dan Sperber set out to solve this double enigma.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting, but boringly redundant

    • By Wayne on 05-22-18

    Regular price: $31.49