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PHIL 326. Philosophy of Language

Credits: 3
Department: Philosophy
Description: Meaning, reference, translation and indeterminacy, the analytic/synthetic distinction, speech act theory and theories of truth.
Prerequisites: One of PHIL 211-252
Semester Offered: Even Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Explain major issues in the philosophy of language, e.g., the nature of representation, metaphor, theories of truth, theories of meaning, etc.
2. Analyze major positions on these issues.
3. Evaluate these positions and objections to them.

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