The Philosophy of Language - PHILO534 (2020)

This paper deepens the students understanding of central topics in the philosophy of language. These include: the nature of linguistic meaning, the relation of meaning to truth and reference, what it is to know a language, the relation of language to thought, pragmatic aspects of linguistic communication, and scepticism about linguistic meaning. We'll read a number of texts in the field, including work by Gottlob Frege, Jennifer Hornsby, Rae Langton, Bertrand Russell, Jason Stanley, and Ludwig Wittgenstein, as well as some more recent sources.

Paper Information

Points: 15.0
Internal assessment / examination: 100:0
Restriction(s): PHIL522, PHIL534

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20B (HAM)B Trimester : 13 Jul 2020 - 8 Nov 2020 Hamilton

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Available Subjects:  Philosophy

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