Ten fun facts about Noam Chomsky
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Noam Chomsky was born in Philadelphia in the 1928. As of 2013, he has worked at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for the fifty years.
Known as the “father of modern linguistics”, Noam Chomsky has gained recognition for his dedicated work in the field of linguistics and has contributed greatly to its study.
He enjoyed being the most quoted living academician for a period of twelve years, owing to his great intellect and superior knowledge.
Noam Chomsky gained respect for his strong political views and has defended them many a times against seasoned opponents, only to emerge victorious.Fact 5
He has inspired a great deal of development in fields such mathematics and computer science and aided in developing them.Fact 6
Throughout his life, Chomsky has gained prominence as a noted literary giant as he has authored more than hundred books on various subjects of relevance.Fact 7
His work in linguistics includes the Chomsky Hierarchy and the Minimalist Program that he developed in 1995.Fact 8
He has also written on mass media, politics and war in addition to his extensive work in linguisticsFact 9
Chomsky made use of formal grammar in order to understand what makes up the creativity or productivity of a particular language amongst other major contributions to linguistics.Fact 10
He continues to be a resident of Lexington and travels when he can, to deliver lectures to more people and shape young minds. Go to more people facts ❯
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