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Philosophy (PHIL)

Department of Philosophy Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

PHIL 2504 [0.5 credit]

Language and Communication

Some of the central topics in the study of language and communication as pursued by linguists and philosophers. The nature of meaning; the connections between language, communication and cognition; language as a social activity. (Also listed as COMM 2504 and LALS 2504.)
Precludes additional credit for COMM 2800, LALS 2800 and PHIL 2800.
Prerequisite: second-year standing.
Lectures three hours a week.

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