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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: Paul  Égré
Institution: Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://paulegre.free.fr
State and/or Country: FRANCE
France   
Linguistic Field(s): Philosophy of Language
Semantics
Selected Publications: Paul Egre and Giogrio Magri (eds)

Presuppositions and Implicatures
Proceedings of the MIT-Paris Workshop
(MITWPL 60: 2009)
Dissertation Director * of: The Grammar of Tolerance: On Vagueness, Context-Sensitivity, and the Origin of Scale Structure
(Heather Burnett, Author)

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