About the Author
, Professor of Linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is the author recently of Hopes and Prospects
(2010) and Power and Terror
(Paradigm 2011). His articles and books revolutionized the contemporary study of linguistics and his political writings are widely read and translated throughout the world. In 2003 a profile of Chomsky in the New Yorker
described his influence as one of the most cited scholars in history.