|Spring Term 2013 Philosphy of Language: Meaning and Use - 3874 - PHIL 405
Prerequisites/Notes: One course in philosophy, junior standing, or consent of the instructor
Catalog Description : An examination of major topics in linguistic pragmatics, including implicature, presupposition, speech acts, and the ways in which context influences meaning. An attempt to understand how word meaning, context, and domain-general psychological processes contribute to our understanding of what a speaker means. Contemporary philosophers and linguists are emphasized.
Attributes: Humanities Div GER (01cr), BM Humanities (01cr), Advanced Course