I absolutely adore listening to Chomsky and, of course, I agree with pretty much everything he says.

But that is because his and my ideologies align with each other.

However, not everybody shares my opinion of the man and his ideas, so what are some of the reasons people disagree with his ideas?

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    Which ideas do you mean in particular? His political ideas, his linguistic ideas, or his philosophical ideas? There are, of course, cases of disagreement with all three. – Not_Here Jul 4 '17 at 0:03
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    Hi, welcome to Philosophy SE. Please visit our Help Center to see what questions we answer and how to ask. Your question is currently too broad for this site, and there is already a similar discussion on Reddit. For a more academic source see Chomsky and His Critics collection. – Conifold Jul 4 '17 at 0:14
  • @Not_Here I guess mainly it would be his Political ideas. We did touch on him during our first year but mainly my info on him relates to his video lectures and talks on YouTube. I listen to a lot of his and Friedmans lectures / talks and quite often find my self vehemently disagreeing with Friedman and strongly agreeing with Chomsky's ideas. – Ksery Jul 4 '17 at 1:54
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    Wouldn't Politics SE be a better venue for your question then? – Conifold Jul 4 '17 at 2:05
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    Your question is too broad. You need to focus on a particular idea of his. – Swami Vishwananda Jul 4 '17 at 4:25

D+G have an exceptional reading of the Labov-Chomsky debate in the linguistics plateau of ATP. Their analysis of his linguistic theory is quite interesting, examining the Chomsky hierarchy in terms of their concept of arborescence.

(Possibly also worth mentioning is the somewhat-recent conflict between Zizek and Chomsky over factual references to historical events, but this is definitely less about linguistics than politics per se.)

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