Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Seminar/Discussion hours
College: Arts and Science
An introduction to philosophical problems about language and linguistic approaches to philosophy. How language represents reality; how language colours our thoughts about reality; language as a vehicle of communication. Traditional accounts of truth, meaning, reference, predication and expression will be discussed, as well as methodology in language study and linguistic philosophy.
Prerequisite(s): 6 credit units in philosophy at the 200-level or above, and completion of 24 credit units at the university level; or permission of the instructor.
Note: Students with credit for PHIL 846 will not receive credit for this course.
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