science

Review: Can neuroscience change our minds? - Hilary and Steven Rose

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A review of the new book by Hilary and Steven Rose which presents both a scientific and political critique of the growth of 'neuro' disciplines.

Chomsky responds to Chris Knight's book, 'Decoding Chomsky'

Chomsky responds to Chris Knight's book, 'Decoding Chomsky'

In a British Columbia university radio show, Chomsky has now responded to Chris Knight’s new book, 'Decoding Chomsky, science and revolutionary politics'.

The two Noam Chomskys: the military-sponsored scientist and the anarchist activist

The Two Noam Chomskys: the military-sponsored scientist and the anarchist activi

A critical look at two conflicting aspects of leading left-libertarian intellectual Noam Chomsky.

‘The Chomsky Puzzle’ - includes interviews with Noam Chomsky, Chris Knight and Tom Wolfe

‘The Chomsky Puzzle’ - includes interviews with Noam Chomsky, Chris Knight and T

The publication of both Tom Wolfe’s and Chris Knight’s very different critiques of Noam Chomsky led to this article in the Chronicle of Higher Education:

Understanding the Labyrinth: Noam Chomsky's science and politics - Bruce Nevin

A review of Chris Knight, ‘Decoding Chomsky: Science and Revolutionary Politics’. Yale University Press, to be published on September 15, 2016

Technological despotism - Ian Tillium

An attempt to analyse technological innovations from a working class perspective in the early 1990s.

Noam Chomsky: reading guide

Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky is such a prolific writer that it is hard to know where to start when reading his writings. What’s more, useful criticisms of these writings can be difficult to find among all the largely useless right-wing comments on the internet. So here is a list of Chomsky’s major - largely political - writings followed by a list of the more useful critiques of his thought. Please suggest any others that we've missed.

Goldsmith, Marie: her life and thought

Marie Goldsmith

Article about Marie Goldsmith/Isidine/Korn that teases out her influence on Peter Kropotkin's ideas, as well as looking at her scientific career and her anarchism.