First Edition of Cartesian Linguistics; Signed by Noam Chomsky
Item Number: 45776
New York: Harper & Row Publishers, 1966.
First edition of this work by Chomsky in which we coined the term Cartesian linguistics. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Noam Chomsky on the title page. Name to the front free endpaper, near fine in a near fine dust jacket.
Tracing the development of linguistic theory from Descartes to Wilhelm von Humboldt, Cartesian Linguistics is one of the most original and profound studies of language and mind ever written.