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Noam Chomsky was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on December 7, 1928. Son of a Russian emigrant who was a Hebrew scholar, Chomsky was exposed at a young age to the study of language and principles of grammar. During the 1940s, he began developing socialist political leanings through his show more encounters with the New York Jewish intellectual community. Chomsky received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, where he studied linguistics, mathematics, and philosophy. He conducted much of his research at Harvard University. In 1955, he began teaching at MIT, eventually holding the Ferrari P. Ward Chair of Modern Language and Linguistics. Today Chomsky is highly regarded as both one of America's most prominent linguists and most notorious social critics and political activists. His academic reputation began with the publication of Syntactic Structures in 1957. Within a decade, he became known as an outspoken intellectual opponent of the Vietnam War. Chomsky has written many books on the links between language, human creativity, and intelligence, including Language and Mind (1967) and Knowledge of Language: Its Nature, Origin, and Use (1985). He also has written dozens of political analyses, including Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media (1988), Chronicles of Dissent (1992), and The Prosperous Few and the Restless Many (1993). (Bowker Author Biography) show less

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Works by Noam Chomsky

Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media (1988) — Author — 3,350 copies, 26 reviews
Understanding Power: The Indispensable Chomsky (2002) 1,724 copies, 12 reviews
Failed States (2006) 1,662 copies, 12 reviews
9-11 (2001) 1,529 copies, 12 reviews
On Anarchism (2005) 1,104 copies, 16 reviews
The Chomsky Reader (1987) 1,064 copies, 6 reviews
Who Rules the World? (2016) 719 copies, 8 reviews
Deterring Democracy (1991) 678 copies, 3 reviews
The Chomsky-Foucault Debate: On Human Nature (2006) 675 copies, 7 reviews
The Essential Chomsky (New Press Essential) (2008) 592 copies, 3 reviews
What Uncle Sam Really Wants (1992) 538 copies, 3 reviews
Syntactic Structures (1957) 514 copies, 2 reviews
Language and Mind (1968) 514 copies, 4 reviews
Propaganda and the Public Mind (2001) 507 copies, 5 reviews
Power and Terror (2003) 491 copies, 3 reviews
Aspects of the Theory of Syntax (1965) 465 copies, 4 reviews
Hopes and Prospects (1980) 463 copies, 3 reviews
Year 501 : The Conquest Continues (1993) 433 copies, 3 reviews
How The World Works (2011) 422 copies, 5 reviews
Secrets, Lies and Democracy (1994) 397 copies, 4 reviews
On Palestine (2015) 380 copies, 1 review
The Prosperous Few and the Restless Many (1993) 365 copies, 2 reviews
World Orders Old and New (1994) 348 copies, 2 reviews
Interventions (2007) 313 copies, 3 reviews
Reflections on Language (1969) 306 copies, 2 reviews
The Culture of Terrorism (1988) 263 copies, 3 reviews
Occupy (2012) 255 copies, 4 reviews
Language and Thought (1968) 222 copies, 2 reviews
Chomsky on Mis-Education (2000) 222 copies, 5 reviews
The Common Good (The Real Story Series) (1998) 211 copies, 2 reviews
On Nature and Language (2002) 198 copies
For Reasons of State (1973) 194 copies, 2 reviews
Government in the Future (1999) 185 copies, 1 review
The Minimalist Program (1995) 171 copies, 1 review
Language and Responsibility (1977) 169 copies, 1 review
Because We Say So (2015) 156 copies, 5 reviews
At War With Asia: Essays on Indochina (1970) 155 copies, 2 reviews
Language and Politics (1988) 152 copies, 2 reviews
Radical Priorities (1981) 147 copies, 1 review
The Sound Pattern of English (1968) 146 copies
Acts of Aggression (1999) 130 copies
Doctrines and Visions (2005) 101 copies
Objectivity and Liberal Scholarship (1901) 84 copies, 1 review
Barriers (1986) 75 copies
Liberating Theory (1986) 68 copies, 1 review
New World of Indigenous Resistance (2010) 64 copies, 2 reviews
Chomsky: Selected Readings (1971) 59 copies, 1 review
The Architecture of Language (2000) 57 copies, 1 review
Como Nos Venden La Moto (Spanish Edition) (2002) 45 copies, 3 reviews
Terrorizing the Neighborhood (1991) 42 copies, 1 review
Studies on Semantics in Generative Grammar (1900) 41 copies, 1 review
Notes on Resistance (2022) 33 copies, 1 review
Topics in the Theory of Generative Grammar (1966) 31 copies, 1 review
Notes on Anarchism (1995) 30 copies, 1 review
Trials of the Resistance (1970) — Editor — 29 copies
Backroom Boys (1973) 25 copies
Yugoslavia: Peace, War, and Dissolution (2018) — Author — 24 copies, 2 reviews
The Secrets of Words (2022) 20 copies
Propagande, médias et démocratie (2000) 18 copies, 2 reviews
Case Studies in Hypocrisy (2000) 16 copies, 1 review
The Pentagon Papers: Critical Essays: Volume Five (1971) — Editor — 16 copies
Mídia (Em Portuguese do Brasil) (2013) 15 copies, 1 review
La grammatica trasformazionale (1975) 15 copies, 1 review
Historia och minne (1996) 15 copies
Prospects for Democracy (2001) 14 copies
Linguaggio e liberta (1998) 14 copies
Perché l'Ucraina (2022) 12 copies
Högern och välfärden (1996) 10 copies
Qui mène le monde ? (2018) 9 copies
The Emerging Framework of World Power (2003) 9 copies, 1 review
Cómo se reparte la tarta (1996) 9 copies
Imperial Grand Strategy (2005) 8 copies, 1 review
La aldea global (1999) 8 copies, 1 review
Clinton Vision (CD) (1998) 7 copies
Il mistero del linguaggio. Nuove prospettive (2018) — Author — 6 copies
Tre lezioni sull'uomo (2017) 6 copies
Malestar global (2015) 5 copies, 1 review
Proceso contra Skinner (1974) 5 copies
Entretiens avec Chomsky (1998) 4 copies
Absolute Noam Chomsky (2004) 4 copies
Mudar o Mundo (2014) 4 copies, 1 review
Anarchismo (2008) 4 copies
Anarkismista (2010) 3 copies
Rebellion oder Untergang! (2021) 3 copies
I segreti delle parole (2022) 3 copies
Crear el futuro (Spanish Edition) (2012) 2 copies, 1 review
DüsmanI;nI; Arayan Savas (2015) 2 copies
Universalizar la resistencia (2023) 2 copies, 2 reviews
Media e potere (2014) 2 copies, 1 review
La quinta libertad (2015) 2 copies
Goals & Visions (1996) 2 copies
La quinta libertà (2002) 2 copies
Keine Chance für Frieden (2005) 2 copies
The Quotable Chomsky (2014) 2 copies
Une vie de militantisme (2022) 2 copies
O Palestině (2015) 2 copies
Deterring democracy (2024) 1 copy
Jakými tvory jsme? (2018) 1 copy
Halk Üzerinden Kazanc (2015) 1 copy
Terörizm Efsanesi — Contributor — 1 copy
Noi cream viitorul 1 copy, 1 review
Intervenții 1 copy
生成文法の企て (2003) 1 copy
L'educació 1 copy
Chomsky 1 copy
Autoliberazione (2004) 1 copy
Cum Merge Lumea (2020) 1 copy
Kader Ucgeni 1 copy, 1 review
Kdo vládne světu? (2019) 1 copy
Hnutí Occupy (2014) 1 copy
EE.UU. 1 copy
Noam Chomsky na UFRJ (1998) 1 copy
Chomsky Notebook (2010) 1 copy
Elections 2000 (2001) 1 copy
De Aziatische Oorlog (1971) 1 copy
May Day 1 copy
Dunyayi Kim Yonetiyor (2014) 1 copy
Chomsky & CIE [1] (2016) 1 copy
O Governo do Futuro 1 copy, 1 review
Interwencja 1 copy
Sila i opinia (2018) 1 copy
Disident Západu (2014) 1 copy

Associated Works

Anarchism: From Theory to Practice (1965) — Introduction, some editions — 509 copies, 4 reviews
The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump (2017) — Contributor — 282 copies, 8 reviews
The Uses of Haiti (1994) — Introduction — 220 copies, 2 reviews
Blaming the Victims: Spurious Scholarship and the Palestinian Question (1988) — Contributor — 197 copies, 2 reviews
The Best American Essays 2018 (The Best American Series ®) (2018) — Contributor — 117 copies, 1 review
First World, Ha, Ha, Ha! (1995) — Contributor — 113 copies, 1 review
Ya Basta! Ten Years of the Zapatista Uprising (2004) — Foreword, some editions — 109 copies, 1 review
The New Intifada: Resisting Israel's Apartheid (2001) — Introduction — 103 copies
Theory's Empire: An Anthology of Dissent (2005) — Contributor — 100 copies, 2 reviews
Granta 15: The Fall of Saigon (1985) — Contributor — 97 copies, 1 review
Real Utopia: Participatory Society for the 21st Century (2008) — Contributor — 77 copies, 1 review
The Structure of Language: Readings in the Philosophy of Language (1964) — Contributor — 76 copies, 1 review
Civil Disobedience: Theory and Practice (1969) — Contributor — 61 copies
The Politics of Genocide (2010) — Foreword — 55 copies
The Dissenting Academy (1968) — Contributor — 53 copies, 2 reviews
Before and After: US Foreign Policy and the September 11th Crisis (2002) — Foreword, some editions — 51 copies
The Year Left: An American Socialist Yearbook (1985) — Contributor — 44 copies
Biological Foundations of Language (1967) — Appendix — 38 copies
Terrorism: Opposing Viewpoints (2000) — Contributor — 37 copies
The IQ Controversy (1976) — Contributor — 33 copies, 2 reviews
About Face: Military Resisters Turn Against War (2011) — Contributor — 29 copies
Colombia: The Genocidal Democracy (1996) — Introduction, some editions — 27 copies
A linguistics reader (1900) — Contributor — 21 copies
The Berrigans (1971) — Contributor — 20 copies
Edward Said: Continuing the Conversation (2005) — Contributor — 20 copies
The Conspiracy (1969) — Introduction — 18 copies
I Am [2010 film] (2011) 16 copies, 1 review
Palestina existe 2002 (2002) — Contributor — 12 copies
Wh-Movement: Moving On (2006) — Foreword — 10 copies, 1 review
Israel's Global Role: Weapons for Repression (1982) — Introduction — 7 copies
Oceania (2009) — Foreword — 6 copies
Beyond Our Differences [2008 film] (2008) — Interviewee — 6 copies
Palestinian Problem (Reference Shelf : Vol 61, No 1) (1989) — Contributor — 5 copies
Triquarterly 23/24, Winter/Spring 1972 (1972) — Contributor — 3 copies
This Is What Democracy Looks Like [2000 film] (2000) — Narrator — 2 copies
New Scientist, 17 March 2012 [articles] (2012) — Contributor — 2 copies
New Scientist, 17 March 2012 (2012) — Contributor — 2 copies
Our Generation Vol. 18 no. 2 — Contributor — 1 copy
Our Generation Vol. 17 no. 1 — Contributor — 1 copy
Z Media Institute Reader — Contributor — 1 copy

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Language and time limits left Foucault on the sidelines, so this is mostly Chomsky, but remains interesting.
 
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iamnader | 6 other reviews | Jul 6, 2024 |
Recomendado para quien desconozca la vertiente política de Chomsky porque es un recopilatorio de artículos publicados a propósito de acontecimientos que probablemente sean conocidos por todos los lectores (ocupación de la franja de Gaza, asesinato de Bin-Laden, política internacional de Bush u Obama, etc.).

Determinadas reflexiones aparecen repetidas frecuentemente, puede resultar repetitivo aunque debe
recordarse la naturaleza periodística de la recopilación y la datación de los artículos.

Es un ejercicio interesante el diálogo que establece Chomsky desde sus posiciones políticas con los acontecimientos más inmediatos. Si sus posiciones interesan puede ser un punto de entrada a otros libros y como toda recopilación de artículos, adolece del paso del tiempo y permite una lectura fácil por lo autónomo que un artículo es del siguiente.
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