“How it is we have so much information, but know so little?”: First edition of Noam Chomsky's Rules and Representations

  • Rules and Representations.

Rules and Representations.

Item Number: 377

New York: Columbia University Press, 1980.

First Edition. Octavo. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Signed by the author.

In Rules and Representations, Noam Chomsky lays out many of the concepts that have made his approach to linguistics and human cognition so instrumental to our understanding of language. As Norbert Hornstein states in his foreword, "it underestimates Chomsky's impact in linguistics, philosophy, and psychology to describe it as immense."