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On language : Chomsky's classic works, Language and responsibility and Reflections on language / Noam Chomsky.

By: Chomsky, Noam.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : New Press, 2007Description: viii, 212, 269 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1565844750; 9781565844759.Other title: Chomsky's classic works Language | Language and responsibility and Reflections on language.Uniform titles: Language and responsibility Contained works: Chomsky, Noam. Reflections on language.Subject(s): Language and languages | | Communication and mass media Humanities, English November2018Genre/Form: -- Reading bookDDC classification: 410 Online resources: Publisher description | Contributor biographical information
Contents:
Language and Responsibility (1979). 1. Politics. 2. Linguistics and the Human Sciences. 3. A Philosophy of Language? 4. Empiricism and Rationalism. 5. The Birth of Generative Grammar. 6. Semantics. 7. The Extended Standard Theory. 8. Deep Structure. 9. Universal Grammar and Unresolved Questions -- Reflections on Language (1975). 1. On Cognitive Capacity. 2. The Object of Inquiry. 3. Some General Features of Language. 4. Problems and Mysteries in the Study of Human Language.
Summary: In Part I, Language and Responsibility, Chomsky presents a fascinating self-portrait of his political, moral, and linguistic thinking. In Part II, Reflections on Language, Chomsky explores the more general implications of the study of language and offers incisive analyses of the controversies among psychologists, philosophers, and linguists over fundamental questions of language.
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"Chomsky's classic works, Language and responsibility and Reflections on language in one volume."

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Language and resposibility is an English translation of conversations in French and English between Noam Chomsky and Mitsou Ronat. The conversation transcript was translated completely into French and first published as Dialogues avec Mitsou Ronat.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Language and Responsibility (1979). 1. Politics. 2. Linguistics and the Human Sciences. 3. A Philosophy of Language? 4. Empiricism and Rationalism. 5. The Birth of Generative Grammar. 6. Semantics. 7. The Extended Standard Theory. 8. Deep Structure. 9. Universal Grammar and Unresolved Questions -- Reflections on Language (1975). 1. On Cognitive Capacity. 2. The Object of Inquiry. 3. Some General Features of Language. 4. Problems and Mysteries in the Study of Human Language.

In Part I, Language and Responsibility, Chomsky presents a fascinating self-portrait of his political, moral, and linguistic thinking. In Part II, Reflections on Language, Chomsky explores the more general implications of the study of language and offers incisive analyses of the controversies among psychologists, philosophers, and linguists over fundamental questions of language.

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