A linguist, political scientist and public figure, "our Socrates," as the Americans say. Professor of linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, author of the classification of formal languages (the "Chomsky hierarchy"). He is known for his radical left-wing political views and criticism of the foreign policy of the US government. Born in 1928 in Philadelphia. Since 1945 he studied philosophy and linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania. Since 1961 - professor at MIT.

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