Chomsky: Language, Mind, and Politics
October 1999, Polity
1. Common Sense and Science.
2. Mapping the Mind.
3. Poverty, Creativity, and Making the World.
4. Languages and the Science of Language.
5. How to Make an Expression.
6. Meanings and Their Use.
7. Anarchosyndicalism and the Responsible Intellectual.
8. Human Nature and Ideal Social Organization.
* Describes Chomsky's rationalist view of mind and human nature in a more systematic way than Chomsky himself has and investigates why this view is the most plausible one.
'This well written and insightful book explains accurately Chomsky's ideas about mind, language, and social ideas. Its presentation of key concepts is accessible to laypersons and is informative to the experts as well. Chomsky's key contributions to philosophy and the social sciences are well articulated. The book should be read by the general public, and all philosophers and social scientists.' Professor Julius Moravcsik, Department of Philosophy, University of Stanford