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United States linguist whose theory of generative grammar redefined the field of linguistics (born 1928)

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Since his appearance as a political activist during the Vietnam War, Chomsky has argued that the "liberal" media and the "liberal" intelligentsia are really just apologists for American corporate/state power.
Cobbled together from a string of interviews with the world press, 9-11 shows Chomsky at his best: a thoughtful, compassionate analyst of terrifying world events.
war on terrorism in ''Why Chomsky, Said, and Sontag Are Ignored in the United States.
Chomsky lives in a Newtonian universe of leftism where political mass and gravitational effects are predictable, and where good and bad actors spin in a foreordained social dance.
With Syntactic structures in 1957 Chomsky led linguistics into the realm of generative grammar.
Chomsky is referring to an incident in September, just before the program was officially droppe d, when some 50 fighters almost immediately handed over their US weapons to Nusra after completeing training and crossing into Syria.
Chomsky reminded that legendary leader Nelson Mandela, who was awarded with Nobel Peace Prize for his struggle against racism and insistence on peaceful solution for racism, had been in 'list of terrorists'.
Critique: Noam Chomsky (Institute Professor Emeritus in the MIT Department of Linguistics and Philosophy) is one of the world's foremost social critics, and one of its most prolific.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Famed linguist and political analyst Noam Chomsky said the main goal of Netanyahu's US visit is "to undermine any potential negotiation that might settle whatever issue there is with Iran.
American philosopher and political activist, Naom Chomsky, welcomed the British Parliamentary vote to recognise a Palestinian state on Wednesday.
Political theorist Noam Chomsky, who for years was among the top 10 most quoted academics on the planet, will address the question of global significance at Durham Castle next Thursday.
Political theorist Noam Chomsky, who was for years among the top 10 most quoted academics on the planet, will address questions of global signifi-cance at Durham Castle on Thursday, May 22.
Key topics addressed include the ways in which Chomsky distinguishes between his own "rationalist" scientific approach to the sciences of language and mind versus the "empiricist" approach (which neither McGilvray nor Chomsky believe deserves the appellation), the growth of biolinguistics and Chomsky's role in its development, the importance of biolinguistics for understanding Chomsky's attempts to construct a science of human nature, how these issues are incorporated into Chomsky's "Enlightenment project" of coming to understand humans as natural objects with language and an innate moral sense, and the ways in which this project is connected to his political interventions.
Washington -- The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has admitted to having amassed data on MIT linguistics professor and government critic Noam Chomsky during the 1970s, Foreign Policy magazine's The Cable blog said.
Chomsky made undeniably important contributions to modern linguistics but his Minimalist Program and subsequent developments have been severely criticized.