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Reflections on Recursion

Recursion is an important aspect of human language, and a core part of the notion of Universal Grammar (UG). Recursion is the ability to string together a potentially infinite regress of embedded sentences, which are functionally limited only by human memory and cognitive processing power. 956 more words

Analysis

Understanding Chomsky Vs. Foucault

Note: I have embedded footnotes into the text using asterisks for formatting issues and general readability.

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Algernon: The truth is rarely pure and never simple (2009: 54). 4,720 more words

Anarchism

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Club/Lounge Events

Daniel Wolfe At Aeon-'Chomsky, Wolfe & Me'

Full piece here.

On that recursion dispute:

‘Most recently, the disagreements in the field have pulled the American author Tom Wolfe into the fray, with a new book, The Kingdom of Speech, and a cover story in Harper’s Magazine on the topic.

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Public Debate

Generative and Universal Grammar: frequently asked questions

The questions and answers below are to explain on the stand my grammar approach has regarding the Universal Grammar by Noam Chomsky. Undeniably, Mr. Chomsky’s work has been of important reference in my language activity. 545 more words

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Quotes & Commentary #20: John Locke

Let us then suppose the mind to be, as we say, white paper, void of all characters, without any ideas; how comes it to be furnished?

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Quotes And Commentary