Professor Noam Chomsky’s work over the past 60 years has profoundly changed the way we think about language. In this video he talks about his reflections on a lifetime of linguistics research and as one of the leading thinkers of our time.
About the speaker:
Noam Chomsky, linguist, philosopher and political activist, is Emeritus Professor of Linguistics and Philosophy at MIT. He was elected to the Fellowship of the British Academy in 1974.
Chair: Melvyn Bragg.
Professor Chomsky’s visit to the UK was generously supported by the S T Lee fund as part of our Global Perspectives series.
The event was held at The Royal Society in London on November 26 2014.