The Architecture of Language

Paperback | September 17, 2006

byNoam ChomskyEditorNirmalangshu Mukherji, Bibudhendra Narayan Patnaik

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In this book Noam Chomsky reflects on the history of 'generative enterprise' - his approach to the study of languages that revolutionized our understanding of human languages and other cognitive systems. In his lively and engaging style, he presents advances in current grammatical theorycalled 'Minimalist Program', sketches some of the key issues that have characterized generative grammar in recent years, and charts out the agenda for future research in language theory. Linguists interested in the internal history of generative linguistics will find this book insightful as alsostudents and general readers who wish to gain an introductory knowledge of the discipline, its significance, and Chomsky's contribution.

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In this book Noam Chomsky reflects on the history of 'generative enterprise' - his approach to the study of languages that revolutionized our understanding of human languages and other cognitive systems. In his lively and engaging style, he presents advances in current grammatical theorycalled 'Minimalist Program', sketches some of the...

Noam Chomsky is Institute Professor at the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:106 pages, 8.46 × 5.51 × 0.28 inPublished:September 17, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019568446X

ISBN - 13:9780195684469

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