Noam Chomsky’s Approach to Linguistics

American linguist, whose work was fundamental to the development of modern approaches to the study of language. In addition to his research in linguistics he has a sustained role in political activism and reflection, and has written copiously from an anarcho-socialist perspective on American and global issues, particularly focusing on the oppressive nature of capitalist… Read More Noam Chomsky’s Approach to Linguistics

Structuralism

The advent of critical theory in the post-war period, which comprised various complex disciplines like linguistics, literary criticism, Psychoanalytic criticism, structuralism postcolonialism etc., proved hostile to the liberal consensus which reigned the realm of criticism between the 19305 and `50s. Among these overarching discourses, the most controversial were the two intellectual movements, structuralism and poststructuralism… Read More Structuralism