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175. A Chat with Noam Chomsky

Item Number
Estimated Value
$500 USD to sh8a203a9
Number of Bids
9  -  Bid History

Item Description

If you had the chance to meet with Noam Chomsky, you'd take it.  Admit it.  We all would.

Thanks to Professor Chomsky himself, one very lucky bidder will have that chance; this item entitles you to an in-person meeting with Professor Chomsky, in his office.  A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. 


Noam Chomsky was born on December 7, 1928 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.   He received his Phd in linguistics in 1955 from the University of Pennsylvania.  During the years 1951 to 1955, Chomsky was a Junior Fellow of the Harvard University Society of Fellows.  The major theoretical viewpoints of his doctoral dissertation appeared in the monograph Syntactic Structure, 1957.  This formed part of a more extensive work, The Logical Structure of Linguistic Theory, circulated in mimeograph in 1955 and published in 1975.

    Chomsky joined the staff of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1955 and in 1961 was appointed full professor.  In 1976 he was appointed Institute Professor in the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy.

    Chomsky has lectured at many universities here and abroad, and is the recipient of numerous honorary degrees and awards.  He has written and lectured widely on linguistics, philosophy, intellectual history, contemporary issues, international affairs and U.S. foreign policy.  Among his more recent books are, The Fateful Triangle, New Horizons in the Study of Language and Mind; On Nature and Language; The Essential Chomsky; Hopes and Prospects; Gaza in Crisis; How the World Works; 9-11: Was There an Alternative; Making the Future: Occupations, Interventions, Empire, and Resistance; The Science of Language; Peace with Justice:  Noam Chomsky in Australia; Power Systems; and On Western Terrorism: From Hiroshima to Drone Warfare (with Andre Vltchek).      


Item Special Note

Meeting will take place in MA, for approximately 20 minutes.  Travel is not included.

Donated By:

Dr. Noam Chomsky