[ US /ˈtʃɑmˌski/ ]
  1. United States linguist whose theory of generative grammar redefined the field of linguistics (born 1928)
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How To Use Chomsky In A Sentence

  • But instead of trying to refute what Chomsky actually says and writes, Morley instead decides to refute the man himself.
  • One is represented by Noam Chomsky and his followers, who advocate rule-based Universal Grammar in linguistic study and language innateness hypothesis in language acquisition study.
  • Perhaps his advocacy is against Bush rather than for Kerry, but he grasps that the only practical channel for that advocacy is supporting the Democratic nominee, regardless of the compromises that support entails for folks of Chomsky's ideological stripes. Archive 2004-03-01
  • Chomskyans typically take this point, conceding that the argument from the poverty of the stimulus is not apodeictic. Innateness and Language
  • But Chomsky is, for all his faults, a vigorous defender of the Enlightenment tradition, and far from an irrationalist.
  • Chomsky uncritically defends the role of Spanish anarchism, whose leadership played a part in the suppression of the Spanish Revolution in the 1930s.
  • Noam Chomsky summed up the difference better than anyone with his withering commentary on "concision" on television. Barry Eisler: Fictional Politics
  • And beyond that, we have to reforge our ideas and hopes, based on those simple ideas of Chomsky or the French Enlightenment, and move forward from there.
  • Finally, Noam Chomsky gives his take on Obama's pro-Israel hawk appointments and his unprecedented "obsequiousness" to AIPAC.
  • Adopting the definition of binding domain of Chomsky (1986), it is clear that the subject is in the local domain of the anaphor.
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