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Noam Chomsky: A Philosophic Overview

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"It is the book that I would recommend to people who ask me what I'm up to. In fact, I think it is a good general introduction to recent work in linguistics, particularly valuable because of the way this work is placed in the setting of questions and issues in psychology and philosophy."

—Noam Chomsky
Paperback, 192 pages
Published July 1st 1975 by St Martins Press (first published 1975)
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Mar 03, 2012 Guy rated it it was amazing
This book is not for the faint of heart. Nor is it for those who have become ideologically fixated on empirical / behavioural science in the humanities. Not only is this a book for people interested in how language works, it is far more importantly a powerful book for those who have come to believe that much of what passes for science in the behaviour / humanistic fields has been plagued with a false science that has managed to turn empiricism into a mind numbing ideology. For many readers, NC:A ...more
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the book that got me me interested in structural linguistics
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