The Chomsky-Foucault Debate: On Human Nature

Noam Chomsky, Michel Foucault, John Rajchman

In 1971, at the height of the Vietnam War and at a time of great political and social instability, two of the world\’s leading intellectuals, Noam Chomsky and Michel Foucault, were invited by Dutch philosopher Fons Edlers to debate an age-old question: is there such a thing as \”innate\” human nature independent of our experiences and external influences?

status Copy #1 (5544): in
genre Philosophy » General Philosophy
publisher The New Press
publish date 2006
popularity checked out 5 time(s)


  • By Sam Swicord -

    A good overview of the philosophers conflicting views concerning language and politics.

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