The Chomsky - Foucault Debate: On Human Nature (Paperback)
Two of the 20th century's most influential thinkers debate a perennial question--is there such a thing as "innate" human nature independent of experiences and external influences?
About the Author
Noam Chomsky is Institute Professor emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a world-renowned linguist and political activist, and the author of numerous books, including 9-11, Hegemony or Survival, Failed States, and the collection Understanding Power (The New Press).
Michel Foucault (1926-84) was one of the most significant social theorists of the twentieth century, his influence extending across many areas of the humanities and social sciences.
John Rajchman is Assitant Professor of Philosophy at Fordham University.
Cornel West is Associate Professor of Philosophy of Religion at the Yale Divinty School.