Noam Chomsky has written and lectured widely on linguistics, philosophy, intellectual history, contemporary issues, international affairs and US foreign policy. His pioneering work in syntactic structure revolutionized linguistics and has influenced fields as diverse as cognitive psychology, computer science and philosophy. Chomsky is the recipient of numerous honorary degrees and awards, and has been called the world's most important intellectual by the New York Times. In 1955 Chomsky joined the staff at MIT where he continues to work as a professor of linguistics.
The Seed Salon: Noam Chomsky + Robert Trivers
Portrait by Julian Dufort