Of Minds and Language

  • Noam Chomsky MIT
Keywords: biolinguistics, I-language, mind, minimalism


This article reviews, and rethinks, a few leading themes of the biolinguistic program since its inception in the early 1950s, at each stage influenced by developments in the biological sciences. The following also discusses how the questions now entering the research agenda develop in a natural way from some of the earliest concerns of these inquiries.