|author: Robert F. Barsky||shelved under: Noam Chomsky|
|date: Mass. : MIT Press, c1997||publisher: Cambridge|
|content type: book|
This biography describes the intellectual and political milieus that helped shape Noam Chomsky, a pivotal figure in contemporary linguistics, politics, cognitive psychology, and philosophy. It also presents an engaging political history of the last several decades, including such events as the Spanish Civil War, the dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the march on the Pentagon.