- (Avram) Noam [nohm, noh-uh m] /noʊm, ˈnoʊ əm/, born 1928, U.S. linguist, educator, and political activist.
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For anyone whose political sympathies lie left of center, discovering and reading Chomsky is a rite of passage.
The rest of the essays and lectures in The Masters of Mankind show how Chomsky insists on breaking all the rules.
The closing lecture also presents questions that Chomsky never answers—mainly one of alternatives.
When was the first time you heard about Chomsky, and what did you hear?
But he knows that he is just a dawdler compared to Chomsky, the great big mindbender.
- (Avram) Noam (ˈnəʊəm). born 1928, US linguist and political critic. His theory of language structure, transformational generative grammar, superseded the behaviourist view of Leonard Bloomfield
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