Decoding Chomsky: Science And Revolutionary Politics

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Chris Knight

Decoding Chomsky: Science And Revolutionary Politics

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 18:45

Noam Chomsky is the founder of modern theoretical linguistics and the world's most celebrated intellectual. This talk will be a social anthropologist's attempt to explain the paradoxical relationship between Chomsky's politics and his science.

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Chris Knight, Jerome Lewis

Wild Voices: Mimicry, Reversal, Metaphor And The Emergence Of Language
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 18:45
Daryll Forde Seminar Room, Anthropology Building, 14 Taviton Street, London WC1H 0BW. Tube: Euston Square. map

Two social anthropologists will draw on primatology, palaeolithic archaeology, evolutionary anthropology and hunter-gatherer ethnography to explain how language in our species evolved.