NOAM CHOMSKY is Institute Professor at MIT and Professor of Linguistics. His work focuses on linguistic theory, syntax, semantics, and the philosophy of language.
Chomsky has written and lectured widely on linguistics, philosophy, intellectual history, contemporary issues, international affairs and U.S. foreign policy. His works include: Aspects of the Theory of Syntax; Cartesian Linguistics; Sound Pattern of English (with Morris Halle); Language and Mind; American Power and the New Mandarins; At War with Asia; For Reasons of State; Peace in the Middle East?; Reflections on Language; The Political Economy of Human Rights, Vol. I and II (with E.S. Herman); Rules and Representations; Lectures on Government and Binding; Towards a New Cold War; Radical Priorities; Fateful Triangle; Knowledge of Language; Turning the Tide; Pirates and Emperors; On Power and Ideology; Language and Problems of Knowledge; The Culture of Terrorism; Manufacturing Consent (with E.S. Herman); Necessary Illusions; Deterring Democracy; Year 501; Rethinking Camelot: JFK, the Vietnam War and US Political Culture; Letters from Lexington; World Orders, Old and New; The Minimalist Program; Powers and Prospects; The Common Good; Profit Over People; The New Military Humanism; New Horizons in the Study of Language and Mind; Rogue States; A New Generation Draws the Line; 9-11; Chomsky vs. Foucault: A Debate on Human Nature (with Michel Foucault, John Rajchman); Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media (with E.S. Herman); Media Control: The Spectacular Achievements of Propaganda; Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance; Understanding Power; Language and Mind; and Failed States: The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy.