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Aspects of the Theory of Syntax

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ISBN-10: 0262530074

ISBN-13: 9780262530071

Edition: 1965 (Reprint)

Authors: Noam Chomsky

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Chomsky proposes a reformulation of the theory of transformational generative grammar that takes recent developments in the descriptive analysis of particular languages into account.
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Book details

Copyright year: 1965
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 3/15/1969
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 261
Size: 4.75" wide x 7.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

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 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…    

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