Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky is an American linguist, often referred to as “the father of modern linguists”, philosopher, cognitive scientist, social critic and political activist. He is one of the founders of cognitive science, and in 1970 was named by the London Times as one of the “makers of the twentieth century”. For his activism for human rights and peace, he has received the 2011 US Peace Prize, the 2011 Sydney Peace Prize, 2015 Sretenje Order, the 2017 Seán MacBride Peace Prize and the Dorothy Eldridge Peacemaker Award. Chomsky is the Laureate Professor of Linguistics at the University of Arizona and Institute Professor Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and has authored more than 150 books on linguistics, war, politics and mass media.

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