Table of Contents

New horizons in the study of language.
Explaining language use.
Language and interpretation : philosophical reflections and empirical inquiry.
Naturalism and dualism in the study of language and mind.
Language as a natural object.
Language from an internalist perspective.
Internalism explorations. New Horizons in the Study of Language and Mind is an outstanding contribution to the philosophical study of language and mind, by one of the most influential thinkers of our time. In a series of penetrating essays, Chomsky cuts through the confusion and prejudice which has infected the study of language and mind, bringing new solutions to traditional philosophical puzzles and fresh perspectives on issues of general interest, ranging from the mind-body problem to the unification of science. Using a range of imaginative and deceptively simple linguistic analyses, Chomsky defends the view that kn.