Chris Knight, Milan Rai, Jackie Walker
Noam Chomsky And The Responsibility Of Intellectuals. Venue: U C L Institute For Advanced Studies, Ground Floor, South Wing, Gower St.
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 18:45
PLEASE NOTE VENUE: University College London, Institute for Advanced Studies, AS Forum, Ground Floor, South Wing, Gower St., WC1E 6BT. Hosted by UCL Press, this book launch will include a panel discussion with dissident intellectuals Milan Rai, Jackie Walker and Chris Knight. 'The Responsibility of Intellectuals 50 years on' is a collection of essays by Noam Chomsky, Jackie Walker, Craig Murray and other prominent writers and activists. A highlight of the book is Chomsky's biting attack on Chris Knight, whose chapter details the extent to which Chomsky's ideas about language were developed in reaction to the military priorities of MIT, the institution where he worked.
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