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Spring Term 2023 How to Do Things With Words - 3638 - LING 405
This course is cross listed with PHIL 405 (CRNs: 3637).
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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: Advanced Course


Term

Spring Term 2023

Instructors

Mark Phelan

Course

LING 405

Grade Mode

Standard

Title

HOW TO DO THINGS WITH WORDS

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CRN

3638

Status

Active

Class Time

01:50 PM-03:00 PM MWF

Start-End Date

Mar 27, 2023-Jun 07, 2023

Campus

Appleton Main Campus

Units

6

Cross Listed as

PHIL 405

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