Mathematician:James David McCawley

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Scots-born American linguist with a training in mathematics.

His main contribution to mathematics has been his excellent translations of mathematics textbooks into English.

Nationality

Scots-born American

History

  • Born: March 30, 1938, Glasgow, Scotland
  • Died: April 10, 1999, Chicago, USA

Books and Papers

  • 1964: Challenging Mathematical Problems With Elementary Solutions: Volume I (by A.M. Yaglom and I.M. Yaglom) (as a translator from the Russian 1954: Незлементарные задаци в элементарном изложений)
  • 1967: Challenging Mathematical Problems With Elementary Solutions: Volume II (by A.M. Yaglom and I.M. Yaglom) (as a translator from the Russian 1954: Незлементарные задаци в элементарном изложений)
  • 1968: The Phonological Component of a Grammar of Japanese
  • 1973: Grammar and Meaning: Papers on Syntactic and Semantic Topics
  • 1976: Notes from the Linguistic Underground
  • 1979: Adverbs, Vowels, and Other Objects of Wonder
  • 1982: Everything that Linguists Have Always Wanted to Know About Logic (but were Ashamed to Ask)
  • 1982: Thirty Million Theories of Grammar
  • 1984: The Eater's Guide to Chinese Characters
  • 1988: The Syntactic Phenomena of English (2 vols.)
  • 1991: A Linguistic Flea Circus