Dec 05, 2022  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHIL 375 - Philosophy of Language


Credit(s): 3
Lecture: 3
Non-Lecture: 0
An examination of contemporary and recent views concerning the nature of language and the ways in which language is conceived as bearing on philosophical problems. Topics covered include theories of reference and meaning, truth, analyticity, opacity, proper names, definite descriptions, demonstratives, the possibility of translation, semantic representation, the nature of propositions. Offered every three semesters.

Prerequisite(s): PHIL 111  and one other course in philosophy.



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