Fall 2006 not offered
This course is a study of recent attempts by philosophers to explain the nature of language and its use in speech and thought. Philosophers studied may include some of the following: Frege, Russell, Austin, Strawson, Searle, Donnellan, Kripke, Quine, and Davidson.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: PHIL202 OR PHIL231
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PHIL)(PHIL-Philosophy)(PHIL-Social Jus)(SISP-Phil Mind)
Selected articles and chapters by philosophers names in course description.
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To be determined.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
The level of this course is fairly advanced so previous exposure to basic methods of philosophical arguments and to the elements of logic is necssary. Only under exceptional circumstances will students who do not have the prerequisites be allowed to take the course.