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Language and mind by Noam Chomsky( Book )

257 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 20 languages and held by 4,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the long-awaited third edition of Chomsky's outstanding collection of essays on language and mind. The first six chapters, originally published in the 1960s, made a groundbreaking contribution to linguistic theory. This new edition complements them with an additional chapter and a new preface, bringing Chomsky's influential approach into the twenty-first century. Chapters 1-6 present Chomsky's early work on the nature and acquisition of language as a genetically endowed, biological system (Universal Grammar), through the rules and principles of which we acquire an internalized knowledge (I-language). Over the past fifty years, this framework has sparked an explosion of inquiry into a wide range of languages, and has yielded some major theoretical questions. The final chapter revisits the key issues, reviewing the 'biolinguistic' approach that has guided Chomsky's work from its origins to the present day, and raising some novel and exciting challenges for the study of language and mind"--Publisher's description
Syntactic structures by Noam Chomsky( Book )

303 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in 16 languages and held by 3,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noam Chomsky's first book on syntactic structures is one of the first serious attempts on the part of a linguist to construct within the tradition of scientific theory-construction a comprehensive theory of language which may be understood in the same sense that a chemical, biological theory is understood by experts in those fields. It is not a mere reorganization of the data into a new kind of library catalogue, nor another specualtive philosophy about the nature of man and language, but rather a rigorus explication of our intuitions about our language in terms of an overt axiom system, the theorems derivable from it, explicit results which may be compared with new data and other intuitions, all based plainly on an overt theory of the internal structure of languages; and it may well provide an opportunity for the application of explicity measures of simplicity to decide preference of one form over another form of grammar
Hegemony or survival : America's quest for global dominance by Noam Chomsky( Book )

109 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 17 languages and held by 2,868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book Noam Chomsky offers an analysis of America's pursuit of total domination and the catastrophic consequences that follow. The United States is in the process of staking out not just the globe but the last unarmed spot in our neighborhood-the heavens-as a militarized sphere of influence. Our earth and its skies are, for the Bush administration, the final frontiers of imperial control. In Hegemony or survival, Noam Chomsky investigates how we came to this moment, what kind of peril we find ourselves in, and why our rulers are willing to jeopardize the future of our species. Chomsky dissects America's quest for global supremacy, tracking the U.S. government's aggressive pursuit of policies intended to achieve "full spectrum dominance" at any cost. He lays out how the various strands of policy-the militarization of space, the ballistic-missile defense program, unilateralism, the dismantling of international agreements, and the response to the Iraqi crisis-cohere in a drive for hegemony that ultimately threatens our survival. In our era, he argues, empire is a recipe for an earthly wasteland
Aspects of the theory of syntax by Noam Chomsky( Book )

242 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 2,864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning in the mid-fifties and emanating largely form MIT, and approach was developed to linguistic theory and to the study of the structure of particular languages that diverges in many respects from modern linguistics. Although this approach is connected to the traditional study of languages, it differs enough in its specific conclusions about the structure and in its specific conclusions about the structure of language to warrant a name, "generative grammar."Various deficiencies have been discovered in the first attempts to formulate a theory of transformational generative grammar and in the descriptive analysis of particular languages that motivated these formulations. At the same time, it has become apparent that these formulations can be extended and deepened. The major purpose of this book is to review these developments and to propose a reformulation of the theory of transformational generative grammar that takes them into account. The emphasis in this study is syntax; semantic and phonological aspects of the language structure are discussed only insofar as they bear on syntactic theory. -- Publisher description
Manufacturing consent : the political economy of the mass media by Edward S Herman( Book )

48 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and Turkish and held by 2,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the ways in which the mass media are manipulated to present the news according to an underlying elite consenus which affects the manner in which similar events in different parts of the world are presented
Cartesian linguistics: a chapter in the history of rationalist thought by Noam Chomsky( Book )

144 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 2,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this original and profound work, Noam Chomsky discusses themes in the study of language and mind since the end of the sixteenth century in order to explain the motivations and methods that underlie his work in linguistics, the science of mind, and even politics. This edition includes a new and specially written introduction by James McGilvray, contextualising the work for the twenty-first century. It has been made more accessible to a larger audience; all the French and German in the original edition has been translated, and the notes and bibliography have been brought up to date. The relationship between the original edition (published in 1966) and contemporary biolinguistic work is also explained. This challenging volume is an important contribution to the study of language and mind, and to the history of these studies since the end of the sixteenth century."--BOOK COVER
The fateful triangle : the United States, Israel, and the Palestinians by Noam Chomsky( Book )

69 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the history of U.S.-Israeli relations. Chomsky notes that the unique relationship between the U.S. and Israel has had on the outcome of the Palestinians
American power and the new mandarins by Noam Chomsky( Book )

103 editions published between 1963 and 2006 in 10 languages and held by 2,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book that established Noam Chomsky's reputation as a leading critic of US foreign policy, this statement against the American war in Vietnam critiques the contradictions of the war, indicting the mainstream, liberal intellectuals - the "new mandarins" - who gave ideological cover for the war
Failed states : the abuse of power and the assault on democracy by Noam Chomsky( Book )

73 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 14 languages and held by 2,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exposes the hollow promises of democracy in American actions abroad - and at home. The United States has repeatedly asserted its right to intervene militarily against failed states' around the globe. In this much anticipated follow-up to his international bestseller Noam Chomsky shows how the US itself shares features with other failed states and therefore is increasingly a danger to its own people and to the world. Failed states, Chomsky writes, are those that are unable or unwilling to protect their citizens from violence and perhaps even destruction' and regard themselves as beyond the reach of domestic or international law.' Though they may have democratic forms, Chomsky notes, failed states suffer from a serious democratic deficit' that deprives their democratic institutions of real substance. Exploring the latest developments in US foreign and domestic policy, Chomsky reveals Washington's plans to further militarise the planet; assesses the dangerous consequences of the occupation of Iraq, which has fuelled global outrage at the United States; documents Washington's self-exemption from international norms, including the UN Charter, the Geneva Conventions, and the Kyoto Protocol; and examines how the US electoral system is designed to eliminate genuine political alternatives, impeding any meaningful democracy. Forceful, lucid, and meticulously documented, Failed States offers a comprehensive analysis of a global superpower that has long claimed the right to reshape other nations, while its own democratic institutions are in severe crisis
Reflections on language by Noam Chomsky( Book )

107 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 2,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comment un individu, à partir de données très limitées, peut-il développer un savoir aussi riche que le langage? L'enfant, immergé dans une communauté linguistique, est confronté à un ensemble très restreint de phrases souvent imparfaites, inachevées. Néanmoins, il parvient à "construire" la grammaire de sa langue, à développer une maîtrise très complexe que l'expérience seule ne peut induire. En étudiant les problèmes posés par l'acquisition du langage, Chomsky rejette les spéculations empiristes et insiste sur les nécessités biologiques qui a priori déterminent le système cognitif
Rules and representations by Noam Chomsky( Book )

84 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 1,864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this influential and controversial work Chomsky draws on philosophy, biology, and the study of the mind to consider the nature of human cognitive capacities, particularly as they are expressed in language. He arrives at his well-known position that there is a universal grammar, genetically determined, structured in the human mind, and common to all human languages. Aside from his examination of the various principles of the universal grammar -- its "rules and representations"--Chomsky considers the biological basis of language capabilities and the possibility of studying mental structures and capacities in the manner of the natural sciences. Finally, he also explores whether there may be similar "grammars" of perception, art, human nature, scientific reasoning, and the unconscious. -- Publisher description
The sound pattern of English by Noam Chomsky( Book )

60 editions published between 1968 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 1,764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deterring democracy by Noam Chomsky( Book )

75 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 1,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From World War II until the 1980s, the United States reigned supreme as both the economic and the military leader of the world. The major shifts in global politics that came about with the dismantling of the Eastern bloc have left the United States unchallenged as the preeminent military power, but American economic might has declined drastically in the face of competition, first from Germany and Japan ad more recently from newly prosperous countries elsewhere. In Deterring Democracy, the impassioned dissident intellectual Noam Chomsky points to the potentially catastrophic consequences of this new imbalance. Chomsky reveals a world in which the United States exploits its advantage ruthlessly to enforce its national interests--and in the process destroys weaker nations. The new world order (in which the New World give the orders) has arrived."--Publisher's description
Problems of knowledge and freedom by Noam Chomsky( Book )

61 editions published between 1971 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Language and responsibility : based on conversations with Mitsou Ronat by Noam Chomsky( Book )

88 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cet ouvrage propose une introduction à la linguistique et expose les enjeux de la grammaire générative inventée pour répondre à deux exigences : rendre compte de l'acquistion du langage en déjouant les pièges de l'empirisme et comprendre comment les phrases sont produites
The Corporation by Mark Achbar( Visual )

29 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Corporation charts the spectacular rise of the corporation as a dramatic, pervasive presence in our everyday lives. With a deft mix of humor, visual panache and seriousness, this documentary is a timely, entertaining critique of global conglomerates
Necessary illusions : thought control in democratic societies by Noam Chomsky( Book )

73 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an essential introduction to the "propaganda model" of media analysis. Chomsky offers a message of hope, reminding us that resistance is possible, necessary and effective
Studies on semantics in generative grammar by Noam Chomsky( Book )

91 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New horizons in the study of language and mind by Noam Chomsky( Book )

33 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a series of essays, Chomsky cuts through the confusion and prejudice which has infected the study of language and mind, bringing new solutions to traditional philosophical puzzles and fresh perspectives on issues of general interest, ranging from the mind-body problem to the unification of science." "Using a range of simple linguistic analyses, Chomsky argues that there is no coherent notion of "language" external to the human mind, and that the study of language should take as its focus the mental construct which constitutes our knowledge of language. Human language is therefore a psychological, ultimately a "biological object," and should be analyzed using the methodology of the natural sciences. His examples and analyses come together in this book to give a unique perspective on language and the mind."--Jacket
On nature and language by Noam Chomsky( Book )

48 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher's description: In On Nature and Language Noam Chomsky develops his thinking on the relation between language, mind and brain, integrating current research in linguistics into the burgeoning field of neuroscience. The volume begins with a lucid introduction by the editors Adriana Belletti and Luigi Rizzi. This is followed by some of Chomsky's recent writings on these themes, together with a penetrating interview in which Chomsky provides the clearest and most elegant introduction to current theory available. It should make his Minimalist Program accessible to all. The volume concludes with an essay on the role of intellectuals in society and government. Nature and Language is a significant landmark in the development of linguistic theory. It will be welcomed by students and researchers in theoretical linguistics, neurolinguistics, cognitive science and politics, as well as anyone interested in the development of Chomsky's thought
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Camaskī, Noẏāma

Chāmskī, Nuvām


Chomski, Noham A.

Chomski, Noham A. 1928-

Chomski, Noŏm 1928-

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Chomsky, Abraham Noam 1928-

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Chomusukī, N.

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Čomski, Noam.

Ḥomsḳi, Noʻam

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Noam Avram Chomsky

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Noam Chomsky lingista, filsofo e activista estadounidense

Noam Chomsky linguista, filosofo e teorico della comunicazione statunitense

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Noam Chomsky Linguista, sikologo, aktibista

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Qiaomusiji 1928-

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Tšūmskī, Nāʿūm 1928-

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חומסקי, נועם

חומסקי, נועם 1928-

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تشومسكي، ناحوم، 1928-

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Syntactic structuresHegemony or survival : America's quest for global dominanceAspects of the theory of syntaxManufacturing consent : the political economy of the mass mediaCartesian linguistics: a chapter in the history of rationalist thoughtThe fateful triangle : the United States, Israel, and the PalestiniansAmerican power and the new mandarinsFailed states : the abuse of power and the assault on democracy