Noam Avram Chomsky was born December 7, , in Philadelphia. 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 s, he began developing socialist political leanings through his encounters with the New York Jewish intellectual community. Chomsky received his Ph.
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Readers also enjoyed. About Noam Chomsky. Noam Chomsky. Avram Noam Chomsky is an American linguist, philosopher, political activist, author, and lecturer. He is an Institute Professor and professor emeritus of linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Chomsky is credited with the creation of the theory of generative grammar, considered to be one of the most significant contributions to the field of linguistics made in the 20th century.
H Avram Noam Chomsky is an American linguist, philosopher, political activist, author, and lecturer. He also helped spark the cognitive revolution in psychology through his review of B.
Skinner's Verbal Behavior , in which he challenged the behaviorist approach to the study of behavior and language dominant in the s. His naturalistic approach to the study of language has affected the philosophy of language and mind. He is also credited with the establishment of the Chomsky hierarchy, a classification of formal languages in terms of their generative power.
Beginning with his critique of the Vietnam War in the s, Chomsky has become more widely known for his media criticism and political activism, and for his criticism of the foreign policy of the United States and other governments.
According to the Arts and Humanities Citation Index in , Chomsky was cited as a source more often than any other living scholar during the — time period, and was the eighth-most cited scholar in any time period. Books by Noam Chomsky. As dedicated readers already know, some of the best and most innovative stories on the shelves come from the constantly evolving realm of young ad Read more No trivia or quizzes yet.
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