Likewise, though there are many linguists who strongly agree with Chomsky's universal grammar, however, put forward several conflicting positions, depending upon the linguistic and social context, especially the way universal grammar evolved over the time. For example, Steven Pinker, brings a new adaptationist theory that significantly abdicates from the theory/idea proposed by Chomsky. However, Chomsky's theories have great impact on modern linguistics. He made study of linguistics thoroughly a scientific one. He is also onsidered as father of modern linguistics. His theory of Universal Grammar provides a path breaking idea that substantiates as how languages work and how do they constitute certain components, how are they so innate in every human brain and how does this innateness bring out certain principles and parameters in language acquisition of children.
INTRODUCTION TO LINGUISTICS & PHONETICS – UNIVERSAL GRAMMAR AND THE THEORY OF PRINCIPLES AND PARAMETER