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Noam Chomsky

(b. 1928) American theoretical linguist

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Chomsky, Noam

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World Encyclopedia

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US professor of linguistics. In Syntactic Structures (1957), he developed the concept of a transformational grammar, embodying ...

Chomsky, Noam

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The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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American linguist and philosopher whose pioneering work on language, Syntactic Structures (1957), and devastating ‘Review

Chomsky, Noam Avram

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The Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers

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Noam Chomsky was born on 7 December 1928 to William (Zev) Chomsky and Elsie Simonofsky in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His father ...

Chomsky, Noam

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The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

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(1928– ), ... American critic and linguist, born in Philadelphia, educated at the University of Pennsylvania. He has held many academic posts in America and Britain, and in ... ... More
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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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US linguist, philosopher, and political activist, famous for his creation of the Chomskyan revolution in linguistics. ... Born in Philadelphia, the son of a Hebrew scholar, ... ... More

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