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?
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.