Faculty of Arts


PHIL 322

Philosophy of Language


Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for PHIL 322.

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

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

PHIL 322: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 points at Stage II in Philosophy or 30 points at Stage II in Linguistics

Restrictions

PHIL 202


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