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.
|Internal assessment / examination:||100:0|
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|Occurrence Code||When taught||Where taught|
|20B (HAM)||B Trimester : 13 Jul 2020 - 8 Nov 2020||Hamilton|
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