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  • Harris, Zellig (zelligharris.org, 2015)
    Contains source material on the work of Zellig Harris in language, information, applied mathematics, and the foundations of linguistics. Also includes ongoing research and applications in linguistics, informatics, computer ...
  • Aylward, Jack (1999)
    "In this article the author looks at and goes beyond the clinical implications of contact boundary disturbances by examining the influence of Paul Goodman's social criticism and political thinking. Viewing the therapist ...
  • Goffman, Erving (American Anthropologist, 1964-12)
    "Face-to-face interaction has its own regulations; it has its own processes and its own structure, and these don't seem to be intrinsically linguistic in character, however often expressed through a linguistic medium." ...
  • Henry, Philip M. (Institute of Dialogue Studies, 2016)
    A discussion of the life and ideas of Erving Goffman, a widely read Jewish Canadian sociologist, whose works include the well-known "The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life." Click on the icon below to access the article.
  • Watt, W. C. (The National Academies Press (National Acedemy of Sciences), 2005)
    A biographical memoir about the prominent Jewish American linguist, Zellig Harris. His most well known student was a fellow named Noam Chomsky. Click on the icon below to access the memoir.
  • Harris, Zellig (American Philsophical Quarterly, 1976-10)
    The article, written by the prominent Jewish American linguist Zellig Harris "presents a theory of the structure r and information of sentences..." Click on the icon below to access the pdf of the document.
  • Bloomfield, Leonard (Henry Holt and Company (digitized by the Internet Archive in 2010 with funding from the University of Toronto), 1914)
    An early work by the noted linguist, Leonard Bloomfield. Click on the icon below to access a pdf version of the book.
  • Friedman, Milton (NobelPrize.org, 1976-12-13)
    Milton Friedman's Nobel Prize Lecture available here in pdf form. Click on the link below to access.
  • Friedman, Milton (NobelPrize.org, 2018)
    This is an autobiographical essay on the occasion of Milton Friedman's being awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics. Click on the link above to access.
  • Krugman, Paul (The New York Review of Booka, 2007-02-15)
    In this essay Paul Krugman argues that Milton Friedman, who like Krugman won a Nobel Proze in Economics, "was wrong on some issues, and sometimes seemed less than honest with his readers..." was nevertheless "a great ...
  • Reich, Robert (Alfred A. Knopf, 2018)
    The Common Good, a book by Robert Reich, explores the concept of a common good, the moral obligations that unite us as a society and a nation. This book is freely available at the Internet Archive. Click on the icon to ...
  • Krugman, Paul (Nobelprize.org, 2008-12-08)
    The Nobel Prize lecture by Paul Krugman on the occasion of accepting the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences. Click on the icon to access the pdf copy of the lecture.
  • Reich, Robert (2018)
    Homepage of Robert Reich, featuring his political and economic critiques, as well as links to articles he has written and television appearances. Click here to see the page.
  • Sapir, Edward (Harcourt, Brace, 1921)
    A well-known, comprehensive book by Edward Sapir on language, also exploring its relationship to culture and literature. The book was downloaded from the Internet Archive. Click on one of the icons to read the book from ...
  • Siskin, Edgar E. (The American Jewish Archives Journal, 1991)
    Review of the book, "Edward Sapir: Linguist, Anthropologist, Humanist" by Regna Darnell. Includes a thorough discussion of the significance of his contributions to linguistics anthropology as well his attitudes towards his ...
  • Howe, Irving; Lbio, Kenneth; Dickstein, Morris (New York University Press, 2005)
    The World of Our Fathers, which was a 1977 National Book Award Winner, describes the experience of Eastern European Jews who immigrated to New York. Click on the first link above to see the entry for the 30th anniversary ...
  • Kreisler, Harry (Institute of International Studies, University of California at Berkeley, 2002-03-22)
    An interview with Noam Chomsky, in which he outlines some of the influences behind his political views. He also discusses the relationship between the way he approaches science and the way he approaches politics. The ...
  • Krugman, Paul (YouTube, 2012-04-20)
    YouTube video of Paul Krugman discussing why he, as an academic, became a New York Times Columnist. Click on the link below to watch it.
  • Krugman, Paul (University of Chicago Press, 2013-05)
    A chapter from from the volume entitled NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2012, Volume 27 (proceedings of a conference of the National Bureau of Economic Research that took place in April, 2012). Volume editors: Daron Acemoglu, ...
  • Nobelprize.org (Nobel Media, 2008)
    A brief biography of Paul Krugman on the Nobel Prize Web Site. Dr. Krugman was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Science in 2008. The site also contains links to videos of the lecture he gave in accepting the prize and ...

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