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Mostly, yes. For better or worse, Chomsky has defined the debate in modern
linguistic theory; you can't just dismiss him because you don't agree. His
writing is atrocious, but linguists aren't necessarily known for being
gifted prose stylists (Sapir is a pleasure to read, however).

On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 8:15 PM, J. Burke <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Mostly, no.  But try _Language and Thought_; it's the best he's had to say
> on linguistic matters, IMO.
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> --- On Tue, 6/2/09, Linvi Charles <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> > From: Linvi Charles <[log in to unmask]>
> > Subject: Noam Chomsky
> > To: [log in to unmask]
> > Date: Tuesday, June 2, 2009, 9:41 PM
> > My question is simple:  Are his
> > books worth reading?  If so, which ones?
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