BOOK REVIEW: "Education According to Chomsky"

@article{Knoester2003BOOKR,
  title={BOOK REVIEW: "Education According to Chomsky"},
  author={Matthew Knoester},
  journal={Mind, Culture, and Activity},
  year={2003},
  volume={10},
  pages={266 - 270}
}
Over the course of nearly half a century, the scholarly output of linguist Noam Chomsky has shifted not only the way we think about language but also the way we think about the mind. Chomsky is known for championing the classical idea of innate mental mechanisms and for hypothesizing a universal human grammar, a genetically determined species-specific unconscious knowledge about language. Along the way, he contributed to the deflation of behaviorist research, cofounded the field now known as… Expand

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