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Winter Term 2021 How to Do Things With Words - 1104 - PHIL 405
This class is cross listed as LING 405
Students may submit a cross list request form to use an alternate listing.


Prerequisites/Notes: One course in philosophy, junior standing, or consent of the instructor

Catalog Description : An examination of major and cutting edge topics in the philosophy of language and linguistics. Where do word meanings come from? How can one word mean different things in different contexts? How do we promise or make commitments? Why do slurs hurt and jokes amuse? What is the nature of metaphor? Where does the border between what words mean and what speakers mean with words lie? These and other questions will be considered. Appropriate for students with an interest in philosophy, linguistics, or cognitive science.

Attributes: Humanities Div GER (01cr), BM Humanities (01cr), Advanced Course


Term

Winter Term 2021

Instructors

Mark Phelan

Course

PHIL 405

Grade Mode

Standard

Title

HOW TO DO THINGS WITH WORDS

Final Exam

Tuesday, Mar 16, 2021 08:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

CRN

1104

Status

Active

Class Time

01:50-03:00 MWF

Start-End Date

Jan 04, 2021-Mar 17, 2021

Campus

Appleton Main Campus

Units

6

Cross Listed as

LING 405

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