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Noam Chomsky (1438)

Interests
Linguistics
Nationality
American
Born
1928, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Short Biography
Avram Noam Chomsky (/ˈnoʊm ˈtʃɒmski/; born December 7, 1928) is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, logician, political commentator, social justice activist, and anarcho-syndicalist advocate. Sometimes described as the "father of ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • PhD University of Pennsylvania, 1955
Appointments & Honors
  • Institute Professor, MIT, 1976-
  • Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton, 1958-9
  • Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Science
  • Member, National Academy of Science
  • Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award of the APA
  • Linguistics Society of America
  • American Philosophical Association
  • Hon. degrees, University of London, 1967, University of Chicago, 1967, Loyola University of Chicago, 1970, Swarthmore College, 1970, Bard College, 1971, Delhi University, 1972, University of Massachusetts, 1973, University of ~ennsylvania, 1974
Principal Publications
  • 1957 Syntactic Structures. Mouton.
  • 1959 Review of Skinner, 'Verbal Behavior'. Language, 35, 26-57.
  • 1964 Current issues in Linguistic Theory. Mouton.
  • 1966 Cartesian Linguistics: A Chapter in the History of Rationalist Thought. Harper & Row.
  • 1968 Language and Mind. Harcourt, Brace Jovanovitch. (Reprinted 1972.)
  • 1968 The Sound Pattern of English. Harper & Row (with M. Halle).
  • 1972 Studies of Semantics in Generative Grammar. Mouton.
  • 1975 The Logical Structure of Linguistic Theory. Plenum.
  • 1980 Rules and Representations. Blackwell.
  • 1988 Language and Problems of Knowledge: The Managua Lectures. MIT Press.