Spring 2010 not offered
This course is a study of recent attempts by philosophers to explain the nature of language and thought. The focus of the course will be on one or more of the following topics: reference, sense, analyticity, necessity, a priori truth.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: [PHIL201 or COL359 or CCIV217] OR [PHIL202 or COL360] OR PHIL231
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PHIL)(PHIL-Philosophy)(PHIL-Social Jus)(SISP-Phil Mind)
Selected readings from Frege, Russell and Wittgenstein.
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One or more short papers.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
The level of this course is fairly advanced so previous exposure to basic methods of philosophical arguments and of the elements of logic would be helpful.
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