Noam Chomsky and Samuel Jay Keyser

Mar 11, 2023

The Evolution of Language

A Discussion with Noam Chomsky and Samuel Jay Keyser

New Books Network 2023

Samuel Jay Keyser, Editor-in-Chief of Linguistic Inquiry, has shared a campus with Noam Chomsky for 40-odd years via MIT's Department of Linguistics and Philosophy. The two colleagues sat down in Mr. Chomsky's office to discuss ideas on language evolution and the human capacity for understanding the complexities of the universe. The unedited conversation was recorded on September 11, 2009.

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