Geoffrey Sampson


Publications: Political and Social

Review of Responding to Questions at Press Conferences, by Peng Wu, Linguist List 34.3165, 2023.

Review of Meaning and Power in the Language of Law, ed. by Janny Leung & Alan Durant, Linguist List 32.1775, 2021.

Obsolete assumptions” (.pdf), Nanotechnology Perceptions 13.132–5, 2017.

Whistleblowing for health” (.pdf), Journal of Biological Physics and Chemistry 12.37–43, 2012.

Minds in uniform: how generative linguistics regiments culture, and why it shouldn’t” (.pdf), in Marion Grein and Edda Weigand, eds., Dialogue and Culture, John Benjamins (Amsterdam), 2007, pp. 3–25; a version reprinted as chapter 15 of Grammar Without Grammaticality.

“Censoring Twentieth-Century Culture: the case of Noam Chomsky”, New Criterion 3.7–16, October 1984 — see also a subsequent exchange of Letters to the Editor.

An End to Allegiance: Individual Freedom and the New Politics, Temple Smith and Universe Publishing (New York), 1984.

Review of Language, Semantics and Ideology by Michel Pêcheux, Times Literary Supplement, 30 Sep 1983.

“Liberal objections to nuclear power”, Free Life vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 14–16, 1981.

Review of Knowledge and Decisions by T.A. Sowell, Free Life vol. 2, no. 1, 1981.

“A note on ‘Liberalism’ and the ‘New Right’”, Journal of Linguistics 17.350–1, 1981.

Why anarcho-capitalism is a non-starter”, Free Life vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 6–9, 1980
— see also letter to Editor, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 4–5, 1980.

“On David Miller, ‘Socialism and the market’”, Political Theory 8.243–4, 1980.

Liberty and Language, Oxford University Press, 1979.

Liberalism and Nozick’s ‘Minimal State’”, Mind 87.93–7, 1978.

Geoffrey Sampson

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