The Resource The Chomsky-Foucault debate : on human nature, Noam Chomsky and Michel Foucault., (ebook)

The Chomsky-Foucault debate : on human nature, Noam Chomsky and Michel Foucault., (ebook)

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The Chomsky-Foucault debate : on human nature
Title
The Chomsky-Foucault debate
Title remainder
on human nature
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Noam Chomsky and Michel Foucault.
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eng
Summary
In this historic 1971 debate, two of the twentieth century's most influential thinkers discuss whether there is such a thing as innate human nature. In 1971, at the height of the Vietnam War and at a time of great political and social instability, two of the world's leading intellectuals, Noam Chomsky and Michel Foucault, were invited by Dutch philosopher Fons Elders to debate an age-old question: Is there such a thing as "innate" human nature independent of our experiences and external influences? The resulting dialogue is one of the most original, provocative, and spontaneous exchanges to have occurred between contemporary philosophers. Above all, their discussion serves as a concise introduction to their two opposing theories. What begins as a philosophical argument rooted in linguistics (Chomsky) and the theory of knowledge (Foucault), soon evolves into a broader discussion encompassing a wide range of topics, from science, history, and behaviorism to creativity, freedom, and the struggle for justice in the realm of politics. In addition to the debate itself, this volume features a newly written introduction by noted Foucault scholar John Rajchman and includes substantial additional texts by Chomsky and Foucault
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Midwest
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Chomsky, Noam
Dewey number
128
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Chomsky, Noam
  • Foucault, Michel
  • Psychology
  • Human behavior
  • Political science
  • Electronic books
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adult
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The Chomsky-Foucault debate : on human nature, Noam Chomsky and Michel Foucault., (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781595586575
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT12429996
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The Chomsky-Foucault debate : on human nature, Noam Chomsky and Michel Foucault., (ebook)
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Publication
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781595586575
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12429996
Specific material designation
remote
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MWT12429996
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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