[Ads-l] LSA presidential address from 1993

dwhause dwhause at CABLEMO.NET
Fri Dec 20 11:51:21 EST 2019


I have no such files but have had a similar problem years ago and just 
now searched for "multimate file reader" which was the format I had 
years ago and found this interesting response for 'document converter 
software':  
https://www.nchsoftware.com/documentconvert/index.html?kw=word%20converter&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIhdnahdbE5gIVhMBkCh292Qj5EAAYAiAAEgJ4ZvD_BwE

Dave Hause

On 2019-12-19 18:51, Arnold M. Zwicky wrote:
> I've been working on a posting about my 1992 LSA Presidential Address
> (delivered in January 1993 at the Biltmore in Los Angeles), "Mapping
> the ordinary into the rare: Basic/derived reasoning in theory
> construction", and find that my computer files are in a format that's
> now virtually inaccessible and that all my paper files seem to have
> been destroyed. My memory for what I said 27 years ago is very hazy,
> so I'm hoping, somewhat desperately, that someone stashed away a copy
> of my (pretty detailed) handout and can now make it available to me. I
> *can* reconstruct a version of the joke that began the talk, but the
> rest of it, about basic/derived vs. default/override conceptual
> frameworks (in linguistics, but also in sexuality studies), is now
> pretty dim. All leads (sent to zwicky at stanford.edu) appreciated.
> 
> arnold
> 
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