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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Name: James  Higginbotham
Institution: University of Southern California
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.uscphilosophy.org/faculty/facultydetail.cfm?Faculty_ID=1
State and/or Country: CA
Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Philosophy of Language
Cognitive Science
Specialty: Semantics
Selected Publications: see CV
Announced on LINGUIST :  Essays on Syntax and Semantics
Courses Taught: Semantics
Philosophy of Language
Philosophical Logic
Dissertation Director * of: Issues in the Philosophical Foundations of Lexical Semantics
(Brian Ulicny, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Modality and Discourse
(Alessandro Capone, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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