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PHIL 280: Philosophy of Language

Term: Spring

Credits: 4

Degree Requirements: F2i

The Philosophy of Language attempts to understand the nature of language and its relationship to speakers, their thoughts, and the world.
In this introductory course in the Philosophy of language students examine views on the nature of meaning, reference, truth, the
relationship between language and our speech acts, and the role language plays in our thought. (Course offered in alternate years;
scheduled for 2018-2019.)

Prerequisites: none.