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In the process, the second-floor meeting hall was restored to its original beauty. Needham's population grew by over 50 percent during the s. In , Needham became the first city in the United States to raise the age to buy tobacco products to According to the United States Census Bureau , the town has a total area of Needham's area is in the shape of an acute, northward-pointing triangle; the Charles River forms nearly all of the southern and northeastern boundaries, the town line with Wellesley forming the third, northwestern one.
Needham is elevated at sea level, but is a hilly town; as of the census of , there were 28, people, 10, households, 7, families residing in the town. The population density was 2, There were 10, housing units at an average density of The racial makeup of the town was Hispanic or Latino of any. Noam Chomsky Avram Noam Chomsky is an American linguist , cognitive scientist, political activist, social critic.
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Sometimes called "the father of modern linguistics", Chomsky is a major figure in analytic philosophy and one of the founders of the field of cognitive science, he holds a joint appointment as Institute Professor Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and laureate professor at the University of Arizona , is the author of over books on topics such as linguistics, war and mass media. Ideologically, he aligns with libertarian socialism. Born to middle-class Ashkenazi Jewish immigrants in Philadelphia , Chomsky developed an early interest in anarchism from alternative bookstores in New York City , he began studying at the University of Pennsylvania at age 16, taking courses in linguistics and philosophy.
From to , he was appointed to Harvard University's Society of Fellows. While at Harvard, he developed the theory of transformational grammar. Chomsky began teaching at MIT in and emerged as a significant figure in the field of linguistics for his landmark work Syntactic Structures , which remodelled the scientific study of language. Chomsky is credited as the creator or co-creator of the universal grammar theory, the generative grammar theory, the Chomsky hierarchy , he played a pivotal role in the decline of behaviorism , being critical of the work of B.
Chomsky vocally opposed U. In , he attracted widespread public attention for his antiwar essay " The Responsibility of Intellectuals ". Associated with the New Left , he was arrested multiple times for his activism and was placed on Richard Nixon's Enemies List. While expanding his work in linguistics over late s and s, he became involved in the so-called linguistics wars with generative semantics. In the s, Chomsky helped develop binding theory.
In collaboration with Edward S.
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Herman , Chomsky co-wrote Manufacturing Consent : The Political Economy of the Mass Media , which articulated the propaganda model of media criticism and worked to expose the Indonesian occupation of East Timor. Additionally, his defense of freedom of speech—including free speech for Holocaust deniers—generated significant controversy in the Faurisson affair of the early s. In the s, Chomsky started the minimalist program.
Since retiring from active teaching, Chomsky has continued his vocal political activism by opposing the War on Terror and supporting the Occupy Movement. One of the most cited scholars in history, Chomsky has influenced a broad array of academic fields, he is recognized as a paradigm shifter who helped spark a major revolution in the human sciences, contributing to the development of a new cognitivistic framework for the study of language and the mind. In addition to his continued scholarly research, he remains a leading critic of U. His ideas have proved significant within the anti-capitalist and anti-imperialist movements; some of his critics have accused him of anti-Americanism.
William was appointed to the faculty at Gratz College in Philadelphia in Elsie taught at Gratz. Noam was the Chomsky family's first child, his younger brother, David Eli Chomsky, was born five years in The brothers were close, although David was more easygoing while Noam could be competitive. Chomsky and his brother were raised Jewish, being taught Hebrew and discussing the political theories of Zionism ; as a Jew, Chomsky faced anti-semitism as a child from the Irish and German communities living in Philadelphia.
Chomsky described his parents as "normal Roosevelt Democrats" who had a center-left position on the political spectrum, he was influenced by his uncle who owned a newspaper stand in New York City, where Jewish leftists came to debate the issues of the day.
Whenever visiting his uncle, Chomsky frequented left-wing and anarchist bookstores in the city, voraciously reading political literature. He described his discovery of anarchism as "a lucky accident", because it allowed him to become critical of Stalinism and other forms of Marxism—Leninism. Chomsky's primary education was at Oak Lane Country Day School , an independent Deweyite institution that focused on allowing its pupils to pursue their own interests in a non-competitive atmosphere, it was there, at age 10, that he wrote his first article, on the spread of fascism , following the fall of Barcelona to Francisco Franco's fascist army in the Spanish Civil War.
At age 12, Chomsky moved on to secondary education at Central High School, where he joined various clubs and societies and excelled academically but was troubled by the hierarchical and regimented teaching methods.
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