Faculty of Arts


PHIL 202

Philosophy of Language


Description

The components of language and its use (expressions, utterances, speech acts); theories of language and its nature (including structuralism, Chomskyan psychologism and platonism); linguistic meaning and its connection with other sorts of meaning (Grice on meaning, sense and reference, truth-conditional theories of meaning); the connection between language, thought and reality.

Availability 2018

Not taught in 2018

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Points

PHIL 202: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 points in Philosophy or Linguistics

Restrictions

PHIL 322


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