Philosophy of Language (i) (2007/2008)

Course not running

Course code
4S01221
Name of lecturer
Denis Delfitto
Number of ECTS credits allocated
3
Academic sector
M-FIL/05 - PHILOSOPHY AND THEORY OF LANGUAGE
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
I sem dal Oct 1, 2007 al Dec 20, 2007.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

introduction to some themes linked to the problem of meaning in natural language and to the tradition of ancient philosophy. The relationship between language and communication will be central and cognitivistic and pragmatic theories of meaning will be taken into consideration.

Syllabus

Contents of the course: intuition and fundamental ideas of philosophy of language, from Frege to Fodor; the problem of meaning an its reference; cognitivistic and pragmatic perspectives.

Assessment methods and criteria

written exam