NOAM CHOMSKY is the most famous social critic in the world. Lionized abroad, his ideas are marginalized here—except in linguis- tics, where they’ve revolutionized the field. According to MIT and the Chicago Tribune, he’s the most cited author in the last two decades and is the eighth most cited source of all time (only surpasssed by Marx, Lenin, Shakespeare, Aristotle, the Bible, Plato, and Freud). Born in 1928, he’s taught at MIT for 55 years.
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