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Published: 15 October 2020

480 Pages


ISBN: 9780198855637

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Representation of Language

Philosophical Issues in a Chomskyan Linguistics

Georges Rey

  • Offers a much-needed defense of Chomsky's famous theory of language against its many philosophical critics
  • Critically examines various ways in which Chomskyan views have been developed
  • Draws out the continuing significance of Chomsky's work for philosophy and psychology as well as linguistics
  • Rey is a leading figure in philosophical engagement with linguistic theory