PHIL 3530 Philosophy of Language
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PHIL 19.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Survey of the main topics in the philosophy of language. Different approaches to the description of language. Types of grammar. Acquisition and use of language. Classification, definition, and meaning. Place of linguistic data in philosophical arguments.
Prerequisite: a Philosophy Department course or Core Studies 10 or Core Curriculum 1210 [2.1].