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Philosophy of Language

This course examines 20th century analytic approaches to understanding the role of language in understanding mind, self, and world. Questions about the interplay between semantics and pragmatics will be addressed throughout the course, while focusing on questions about meaning, reference, truth, and the varieties of actions we accomplish through what we say. Topics include Russell's theory of descriptions and its critics, speech acts, and inferentialism.

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2017 Spring

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 4625 TuTh
09:30 - 10:45
Wanderer,Jeremy R M01-0208
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 01/23/2017
Capacity: 30
Enrolled: 23
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
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