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French theorist René Girard was one of the leading thinkers of our era, a faculty member at Stanford since 1981 and . Girard was always a striking and immediately recognizable presence on the Stanford campus, with his deep-set eyes, leonine head and shock of silver hair.

French theorist René Girard was one of the leading thinkers of our era, a faculty member at Stanford since 1981 and one of the immortels of the Académie Française. The renowned Stanford French professor, one of the 40 immortels of the prestigious Académie Française, died at his Stanford home on Nov. 4 at the age of 91, after long illness. His effect on others could be galvanizing.

We wish Lennart a very long and healthy life and hope that in the coming millennium he will continue enlightening us with new physics and also show us a right path for doing high quality physics and for appreciating each other as human beings as well.

Professor Girard expanded his theory through the study of myths, looking at the . A nonpracticing Roman Catholic, Professor Girard underwent a religious awakening after a cancer scare in 1959, while working on the conclusion of his first book.

Professor Girard expanded his theory through the study of myths, looking at the ways groups of people often create scapegoats - tormenting and sacrificing them - as a means to establish unity. I was thrown for a loop, because I was proud of being a skeptic, he later said. It was very hard for me to imagine myself going to church, praying and so on.

Viii, 280 p. : 23 cm. -. Includes bibliographical references. Reminiscences of Peter, by P. Oppenheim. Natural kinds, by W. V. Quine. Inductive independence and the paradoxes of confirmation, by J. Hintikka. Partial entailment as a basis for inductive logic, by W. C. Salmon. Are there non-deductive logics?, by W. Sellars. Statistical explanation vs. statistical inference, by R. Jeffre-. Newcomb's problem and two principles of choice, by R. Nozick. The meaning of time, by A. Grünbaum. Lawfulness as mind-dependent, by N. Rescher.

Building on this fruitful endeavour, this book presents thought-provoking, new articles, especially written for this collection by leading scholars from both sides.

Much of the insight in the field of Arabic linguistics has for a long time remained unknown to linguists outside the field. Regrettably, Arabic data rarely feature in the formulation of theories and analytical tools in modern linguistics. This situation is unfavourable to both sides. Building on this fruitful endeavour, this book presents thought-provoking, new articles, especially written for this collection by leading scholars from both sides. The authors discuss topics in historical, social and spatial dialectology focusing on Arabic data investigated within modern analytical frameworks.

Thirty years of linguistic evolution: studies in honour of rené dirven on the occasion of his sixtieth birthday. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 1992.

No one can deny that, when placed alongside speakers' techniques for writing the vernacular, topics such as the role of creole in learning and teaching Standard English and the origin(s) of creole are justifiably seen in the 1990s as old issues, even if the papers in this volume seek to shed new light on them.

The topics are wide-ranging, the titles intriguing, the content challenging

The topics are wide-ranging, the titles intriguing, the content challenging. David Crystal, Bangor, Wales.

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