PHIL 415 Philosophy of Language (3 credits)

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Offered by: Philosophy (Faculty of Arts)

Overview

Philosophy : An examination of central notions in the philosophy of language (reference, meaning, and truth, e.g.), the puzzles these notions give rise to, and the relevance of these notions to such questions as: What is language? How is communication possible? What is understanding? Is language rule-governed.

Terms: Fall 2012

Instructors: Michael Frank Hallett (Fall)

  • Prerequisites: PHIL 210 or equivalent and one intermediate course in philosophy