Chomsky and His Critics

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Louise M. Antony, Norbert Hornstein
Wiley, May 7, 2003 - Philosophy - 354 pages
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In this compelling volume, ten distinguished thinkers -- William G. Lycan, Galen Strawson, Jeffrey Poland, Georges Rey, Frances Egan, Paul Horwich, Peter Ludlow, Paul Pietroski, Alison Gopnik, and Ruth Millikan -- address a variety of conceptual issues raised in Noam Chomsky's work.

  • Distinguished list of critics: William G. Lycan, Galen Strawson, Jeffrey Poland, Georges Rey, Frances Egan, Paul Horwich, Peter Ludlow, Paul Pietroski, Alison Gopnik, and Ruth Millikan.
  • Includes Chomsky's substantial new replies and responses to each essay.
  • The best critical introduction to Chomsky's thought as a whole.

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A stimulating collection of essays regarding the ideas of Noam Chomsky, along with Chomsky's individual responses, which clarifies the big picture of scientific linguistics and by its example the ... Read full review

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Chomsky is metafantastic and postfantastic. He schools with the grace of a gazelle. He drops truthbombs that exist outside of space and time. The contributors were, with only a couple exceptions ... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Louise M. Antony is Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies at The Ohio State University. She is editor, with Charlotte Witt, of A Mind of One's Own: Feminist Essays on Reason and Objectivity, 2nd edn. (2002).

Norbert Hornstein is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Maryland, College Park. He is the author of Move! A Minimalist Theory of Construal (Blackwell, 2000), Logical Form: From GB to Minimalism (Blackwell, 1995),and As Time Goes By: Tense and Universal Grammar (1994).

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