Noam Chomsky vs B. F. Skinner

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Linguist
American psychologist
$5 Million
Net worth 2018
Philosophers
Industry
Psychologists
East Oak Lane
Residence
Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States
United States
Country
United States
07/12/1928
BirthDay
20/03/1904
Died On
August 18, 1990
1.69 m
Height
1955 - University of Pennsylvania, 1949 - University of Pennsylvania, 1951 - University of Pennsylvania, 1945 - Central High School
Education
Hamilton College, Harvard University
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2014

Even though he was devastated by the death of his wife, he eventually found love again, leading to his second marriage to Valeria Wasserman in 2014

2008

The couple had a long married life that lasted up to Carol’s death in 2008

1952

He published his first academic article, ‘Systems of Syntactic Analysis’, in ‘The Journal of Symbolic Logic’ in 1952

1951

On Goodman’s advice, Chomsky proceeded to the Harvard University in 1951 to work on his doctoral dissertation

1949

The couple got married in 1949 and was blessed with three children

1947

In 1947, Noam Chomsky became romantically involved with Carol Doris Schatz, a lady he had known since his childhood

1945

In 1945, he entered the University of Pennsylvania where he studied philosophy, logic, and languages

1928

Avram Noam Chomsky was born on December 7, 1928, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to William "Zev" Chomsky and his wife Elsie Simonofsky

1989

He was diagnosed with leukemia in 1989 and died of the disease in 1990

1988

Skinner Foundation was formed in 1988 with his support to promote the science founded by him

1971

His very famous book ‘Beyond Freedom and Dignity’ was released in 1971

1957

In 1957, he published his book ‘Verbal Behavior’ in which he analyzed human behavior through the use of language, linguistics and speech

1948

He wrote a work of fiction, ‘Walden Two’, a utopian novel in 1948

1945

He was appointed as a professor in Indiana University in 1945 and was also chosen as the Chairperson of the psychology department

1937

He was made an Assistant Professor in 1937 and Associate Professor in 1939

1936

After leaving Harvard in 1936 he became an Instructor at the University of Minnesota

1931

He received his PhD from the Harvard University in 1931 and served as a researcher till 1936