Semantic Theory   [Archived Catalog]
2016-2017 Graduate Studies Bulletin (Archived Copy)

PHIL 719 - Semantic Theory

Credits: 3

The formal study of linguistic meaning, including the following topics: Fregean truth-conditional semantics; lexical decomposition; predication and modification; lambda abstraction; generalized quantification; intentional and extensional contexts; tense, aspect, and modality; propositional attitudes; and indexicality.

Cross-listed Course: LING 728

Prerequisites: LING 600 or 627