Re: The Gospel according to Chomsky
|From:||John Cowan <jcowan@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, April 13, 2002, 2:20|
And Rosta scripsit:
> This list has 350 subscribers, of whom, afaik, exactly 1.5
> are Chomskyan believers: Matt and Marcus (who counts as 0.5).
Well, okay, but there are only two other actual linguisticians
(excluding, of course, possible lurkers).
> Of the professional linguists I have had as colleagues (in
> the same department) in the last 10 years, 0 out of 16 were
> Chomskyan believers.
But you are outside Chomskyland (the region centered on the
> It may be the unbelievers who feel
> lonely, but it is the believers who are lonely.
Such judgments are local in nature.
John Cowan <jcowan@...> http://www.reutershealth.com
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