"Lecturese on Government and Binding".
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Dr. Noam Chomsky | Prof Noah Chomsky | Prof Noam Chomsky | Prof. Noam Chomsky | Nômu Chomusukî
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Did You Know?
[from Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media
(1992)] I signed a petition calling on the tribunal to defend his [Holocaust denier Robert Faurisson
]'s civil rights. At that point the French press, which apparently has no conception of freedom of speech, concluded that since I had called for his civil rights, I was therefore defending his theses.
His 1957 work "Syntactic Structures" revolutionized the field of linguistics, fundamentally changing the current understanding of language and mind.