Masters of Mankind

Masters of Mankind

Essays and Lectures, 1969-2013

Summary

'Arguably the most important intellectual alive' New York Times on Noam Chomsky

In this collection of essays from 1969-2013, Noam Chomsky exposes the real nature of state power. With unrelenting logic, he holds the arguments of empire up to critical examination and shatters the myths of those who protect the power and privilege of the few against the interests and needs to the many.

Including essays on subjects such as:

* Human Intelligence and the Environment
* Terror, Justice and Self-Defence
* The Welfare-Warfare state

This is an indispensable compilation of searing insights into the state of our world.

Praise for Chomsky:

'Noam Chomsky is a global phenomenon . . . he may be the most widely read American voice on the planet today' NYT Book Review

'Will there ever again be a public intellectual who commands the attention of so many across the planet?' New Statesman

'The west's most prominent critic of US imperialism . . . the closest thing in the English-speaking world to an intellectual superstar' Guardian

About the author

Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky is Institute Professor (emeritus) in the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Laureate Professor of Linguistics and Agnese Nelms Haury Chair in the Program in Environment and Social Justice at the University of Arizona. He is the author of numerous bestselling political works, which have been translated into scores of languages worldwide. Among the books are Optimism Over Despair, The Precipice, Chronicles of Dissent, On Anarchism and Hegemony or Survival.
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