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PHIL 361

Philosophy of Language

An inquiry into the nature and function of language, considering questions of reference, meaning, metaphor and the relationship of logic to thought. Although the course will focus primarily on issues raised by Frege and Wittgenstein and developed by contemporary analytic philosophers, discussions of language by non-analytic philosophers may also be considered. Prerequisite: one course in philosophy or permission of instructor.

Distribution Area Prerequisites Credits
One course in philosophy or permission of instructor 1 course