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Knowledge of language : its nature, origin, and use

Author: Noam Chomsky
Publisher: New York : Praeger, 1986.
Series: Convergence (New York, N.Y.)
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"Attempts to indentify the fundamental concepts of language, argues that the study of language reveals hidden facts about the mind, and looks at the impact of propaganda."
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chomsky, Noam.
Knowledge of language.
New York : Praeger, 1986
(OCoLC)564904063
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Noam Chomsky
ISBN: 0275900258 9780275900250 0275917614 9780275917616
OCLC Number: 12235328
Description: xxix, 307 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Knowledge of language as a focus of inquiry --
Concepts of language --
Facing Plato's problem --
Questions about rules --
Notes on Orwell's problem.
Series Title: Convergence (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: Noam Chomsky.
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