Chomsky -- Put up or blah blah

William S. Lear rael at
Tue Mar 28 11:49:25 PST 2000

On Tuesday, March 28, 2000 at 11:21:07 (-0800) bill fancher writes:
>on 3/28/00 9:29 AM, Scott Martens at smartens at wrote:
>> Chomsky played a part in killing behaviourism, but a lot of other people were
>> involved. To his credit, Chomsky has never claimed that he slayed Skinner's
>> beast. His review of "Verbal Behaviour" was seminal in linguistics, but it
>> played little role elsewhere.
>Chomsky's review played a much larger role everywhere than it should have,
>given that it consists mostly of slander, misinterpretations and

How useful. Please provide us some quotes and show how they slander Skinner, and otherwise botch the job.


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