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Ideas of Noam Chomsky, by Text

[American, b.1928, Professor at the Massachussetts Institute of Technology. Teacher of Fodor.]

1957 Syntactic Structure
p.15 Syntax is independent of semantics; sentences can be well formed but meaningless [Magidor]
p.19 Chomsky established the view that category mistakes are well-formed but meaningless [Magidor]
1965 Aspects of the Theory of Syntax
p.18 Chomsky's 'interpretative semantics' says syntax comes first, and is then interpreted [Magidor]
1994 Chomsky on himself
p.188 Chomsky now says concepts are basically innate, as well as syntax [Lowe]