# Mathematician:James David McCawley

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## Mathematician

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

## Publications

- 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*