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The Chomsky Reader

The Chomsky Reader( )
Author: Chomsky, Noam
Editor: Peck, James
ISBN:978-1-85242-117-5
Publication Date:Sep 1989
Publisher:Serpent's Tail Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $35.00
Book Description:

The political and linguistic writings of America's leading dissident intellectual. He relates his political ideals to his theories about language

Book Details
Pages:492
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / International Relations / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.5 x 23.3 cm
Book Weight:0.695 Kilograms
Author Biography
Chomsky, Noam (Author)
Noam Chomsky was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on December 7, 1928. Son of a Russian emigrant who was a Hebrew scholar, Chomsky was exposed at a young age to the study of language and principles of grammar. During the 1940s, he began developing socialist political leanings through his encounters with the New York Jewish intellectual community.

Chomsky received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, where he studied linguistics, mathematics, and philosophy. He conducted much of his research at Harvard University. In 1955, he began teaching at MIT, eventually holding the Ferrari P. Ward Chair of Modern Language and Linguistics.

Today Chomsky is highly regarded as both one of America's most prominent linguists and most notorious social critics and political activists. His academic reputation began with the publication of Syntactic Structures in 1957. Within a decade, he became known as an outspoken intellectual opponent of the Vietnam War.

Chomsky has written many books on the links between language, human creativity, and intelligence, including Language and Mind (1967) and Knowledge of Language: Its Nature, Origin, and Use (1985). He also has written dozens of political analyses, including Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media (1988), Chronicles of Dissent (1992), and The Prosperous Few and the Restless Many (1993).

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