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Readings For All Seasons



“The best advice I can think of is to read widely and skeptically.”

— Noam Chomsky —

“The most obvious feature of Chomsky is that he is a man for all seasons.”

— Tom Bever —

  1. Things No Amount of Learning Can Teach — Noam Chomsky

  2. Cartesian Linguistics: A Chapter in the History of Rationalist Thought — Noam Chomsky

  3. Three Factors in Language Design — Noam Chomsky

  4. A Review of B.F. Skinner’s Verbal Behavior — Noam Chomsky

  5. Faculty of Language: What is It, Who has It and How Did It Evolve — M. Hauser, Noam Chomsky & W.T. Fitch

  6. Rules and Representations — Noam Chomsky

  7. Finitary Models of Language Users — G.A. Miller & Noam Chomsky

  8. Introduction to Formal Analyses of Natural Languages — Noam Chomsky & G.A. Miller

  9. Aspects of the Theory of Syntax — Noam Chomsky

  10. Syntactic Structures — Noam Chomsky

  11. Hornstein’s Lament — Norbert Hornstein

  12. The Concept of Explanatory Adequacy — Luigi Rizzi

  13. Logical Structure of Linguistic Theory/Chomsky’s LSLT (original and unabridged) — Noam Chomsky

  14. Why Only Us — R. Berwick & Noam Chomsky

  15. On Phases — Noam Chomsky

  16. The Fall and Rise of Empiricism — J.J. Katz & Tom Bever

  17. Luria’s Biolinguistic Suggestions — Massimo Piatelli-Palmarini

  18. Economy of Command — Dave Medeiros, Massimo Piatelli-Palmarini & Tom Bever

  19. ULTRA — Dave Medeiros

  20. The Limits of Intuition — Tom Bever

  21. Functional Explanations Require Independently Motivated Functional Theories — Tom Bever

  22. Analogy — Tom Bever, J.M Carrol & R. Hurtig

  23. Can A Not Unhappy Person be Called a Not Sad One — D.T. Langendoen & Tom Bever

  24. The Phonological Mind — Iris Berent

  25. UG is Still a Viable Hypotheses — Iris Berent

  26. Phonology as Cognition — Mark Hale & Charles Reiss

  27. Quantification in Structural Descriptions — Charles Reiss

  28. Three Types of Linearization — Bill Idsardi

  29. How is Phonology Different — Bill Idsardi

  30. Phonology: A Formal Introduction — Alan Bale & Charles Reiss

  31. Vision — David Marr

  32. Artificial Intelligence: A Personal Perspective — David Marr

  33. Memory and the Computational Brain: Why Cognitive Science Will Transform Neuroscience — C.R. Gallistel & A.P. King

  34. Towards a New Neurobiology of Language — David Poeppel

  35. Defining the Relationship between Linguistics and Neuroscience — David Poeppel & David Embick

  36. Cortical Tracking of Hierarchical Linguistic Structures in Connected Speech — Nai Ding, David Poeppel

  37. Complex Cellular Logic Computation Using Ribocomputing Devices — A.A. Green, J. Kim, D. Ma, P.Silver, J.J. Collins & P.Yin

  38. 'The Biology of Language'. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews — M.B.H. Everaert & J.J. Bolhuis

  39. Structures, Not Strings - Linguistics as Part of the Cognitive Sciences. — M.B.H. Everaert, Huybregts, A.C. Marinus, Noam Chomsky, R. Berwick & J.J. Bolhuis