The Chomsky - Foucault Debate: On Human Nature (Paperback)

By Noam Chomsky, Michel Foucault, John Rajchman (Introduction by)
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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 a professor in the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has received numerous honorary degrees, belongs to many professional and learned societies, and has written and lectured widely on linguistics, philosophy, intellectual history and United States foreign policy.

Michel Foucault acknowledged as the preeminent philosopher of France in the 1970s and 1980s, continues to have enormous impact throughout the world in many disciplines. He died in 1984.

John Rajchman is Assitant Professor of Philosophy at Fordham University.

Cornel West is Associate Professor of Philosophy of Religion at the Yale Divinty School.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781595581341
ISBN-10: 1595581340
Publisher: New Press
Publication Date: September 18th, 2006
Pages: 213
Language: English