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Philosophy (PHIL)

Department of Philosophy Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

PHIL 4505 [0.5 credit]

Semantics II

Further study of language meaning. Syntax-semantics interface. Semantic compositionality, including a basic formal approach. Other possible topics: discourse semantics, formal pragmatics, semantics and cognition, issues in contemporary semantic theory. Also listed as LALS 4507.
Prerequisite: LALS 3505 or PHIL 3506 or permission of the Department of Philosophy or School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies.
Lectures three hours a week.

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