Noam Chomsky, 95, leaves the hospital and finishes denying the rumors that circulated on-line about his loss of life | EUROtoday

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The American Linguist Noam Chomskyone of the vital influential intellectuals of current a long time, was discharged this Tuesday from the Sao Paulo hospital the place he was admitted and can proceed his “treatment” at house, the hospital reported, denying the false rumors circulating in social networks and that they depart him for lifeless.

The Portuguese Charity of São Paulo has indicated in a medical report back to which AFP has had entry that “the patient Avran Noam Chomsky “He was discharged from the hospital to proceed his remedy at house,” without further details.

The hospital's press release was released after unconfirmed information appeared on social media that did not mention any death but assumed the intellectual was dead. “It's not true, it's okay,” his wife responded. Valeria Chomsky in response to an email from AFP.

According to the newspaper Newspaper, Chomsky He was hospitalized in the Brazilian city after suffering a stroke in June last year that affected the right side of his body. Valeria Chomsky She is Brazilian and the couple has had Brazilian residence since 2015.

Considered the founder of modern linguistics, Chomsky stated in his work Syntactic structures (1957) that language is an innate faculty and that a “generative grammar” is inscribed in the human brain, a set of universal rules of language.

But he has become a central figure of the 20th and 21st centuries, especially for his role as engaged intellectualin his radical criticism of the foreign policies of the United States and Israel, as well as the media.

This opponent of the Vietnam War and the US invasion of Iraq also approached left-wing Latin American leaders such as Fidel Castro, Hugo Chavez and the current Brazilian president Luiz Incio Lula da Silva.

For many years, Noam Chomsky was a member of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (WITH) and is currently professor emeritus of Linguistics at the University of Arizona.



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