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Meaning and Communication (PH130-6)

Programme content

This module introduces some issues in the philosophy language by considering relations between logic, meaning and communication by considering the question: What makes communication by language possible?

Topics covered

The following is a list of topics for this module in the 2015/16 academic year; precise seminar content may change from year to year.

  • Productivity, Systematicity & Compositionality
  • Meaning and Implicature
  • Conditionals and material implication
Timing and CATS

This module runs in the Summer Term and is worth 6 CATS.