Meaning of CHOMSKY, NOAM in English

(b. 1928-. Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1955). He is widely acknowledged to have inaugurated the ‘cognitive revolution’ in psychology with his review of Skinner’s Verbal Behavior. In this review, Chomsky argued persuasively that language acquisition could not be explained with the resources of the classical theory of conditioning, and required the positing of innate representational structures governed by rules.

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English dictionary of philosophy of mind.      Английский словарь философии сознания.