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Title Chomsky. English.
Chomsky notebook / edited by Jean Bricmont + Julie Franck.
Imprint ©20
New York : Columbia University Press, [2010]


 Internet  Electronic Book    AVAILABLE
Description 1 online resource (vi, 351 pages) : illustrations.
Series Columbia themes in philosophy
Columbia themes in philosophy.
Note Originally published in French as Chomsky.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Translated from the French.
Print version record.
Subject Chomsky, Noam -- Philosophy.
Chomsky, Noam -- Political and social views.
Chomsky, Noam.
Chomsky, Noam.
World politics -- 1989-
Since 1989
Genre Electronic books.
Contents The mysteries of nature: how deeply hidden? / Noam Chomsky -- The great soul of power: Said Memorial Lecture / Noam Chomsky -- Chomsky, France, reason, power / Jean Bricmont and Julie Franck -- An interview with Noam Chomsky / Jean Bricmont -- The varying aims of linguistic theory / Cedric Boeckx and Norbert Hornstein -- Language, thought, and reality after Chomsky / Gennaro Chierchia -- Generative syntax in the brain / Yosef Grodzinsky -- Learning organs / Charles R. Gallistel -- Innateness, choice, and language / Elizabeth Spelke -- The scope and limits of Chomsky's naturalism / Pierre Jacob -- Conspiracy: when journalists (and their favorites) misrepresent the critical analysis of the media / Serge Halimi and Arnaud Rindel -- Noam Chomsky and the university / Pierre Guerlain -- The practice of intellectual self-defense in the university / Normand Baillargeon -- Chomsky, Faurisson, and Vidal-Naquet / Jean Bricmont -- Chomsky and Bourdieu: a missed encounter / Frédéric Delorca -- Chomsky in France: the resistance to pragmatic anti-authoritarianism / Larry Portis -- Testimony / Susan George -- Truth, balance, and freedom / Akeel Bilgrami.
Summary Noam Chomsky applies a rational, scientific approach to disciplines as diverse as linguistics, ethics, and politics. His best-known innovations involve a groundbreaking theory of generative grammar, the revolution it initiated in cognitive science, and a radical encounter with political theory and practice. In Chomsky Notebook, Cedric Boeckx and Norbert Hornstein tackle the evolution of Chomsky's linguistic theory. Akeel Bilgrami revisits Chomsky's work on freedom and truth, and Pierre Jacob analyzes his naturalism. Chomsky's own contributions include an interview with Jean Bricmont and an ess.
Other Author Chomsky, Noam.
Bricmont, J. (Jean)
Franck, Julie.
Other Title Print version: Chomsky. English. Chomsky notebook 9780231144742