Philosophy of Language
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

PHIL 4300 - Philosophy of Language

(3 Units)
Intensive study of recent theories of meaning and of the relationship between thought and language. Course themes will include meaning and reference, language games, speech acts, and language as the communication of thoughts, feelings, and information. Discussions also will focus on the application of language theory to problems in the artificial intelligence movement.

Prerequisites: PHIL 3000, 3100, 3300, or 3500.

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