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Powers and prospects : reflections on human nature and the social order

Author: Noam Chomsky
Publisher: London : Pluto, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Probably the most disciplined intellectual of the modern age, Chomsky is also a dissident who covers wide tracts of conflict yet also offers practical solutions to many of the problems that he rails against.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chomsky, Noam.
Powers and prospects.
London : Pluto, 1996
(OCoLC)989116953
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Noam Chomsky
ISBN: 0745311075 9780745311074 0745311067 9780745311067
OCLC Number: 35751304
Description: xii, 244 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Language and thought --
Language and nature --
Writers and intellectual responsibility --
Goals and visions --
Democracy and markets in the new world order --
The Middle East settlement --
The great powers and human rights --
East Timor and world order.
Responsibility: Noam Chomsky.

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A scathing critique of orthodox views and government policy, from East Timor to the Middle East, from the nature of democracy to the politics of language.  Read more...

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