Units of study

PHIL2621 - Truth, Meaning and Language

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Adrian Heathcote

Description

This unit covers central issues in contemporary philosophy of language, such as the relationship between language and the world, the nature of meaning and truth, problems involved in interpreting and understanding the speech of others, the role of context in determining meaning, and the nature of metaphor.

Assessments

1x2500wd essay (60%) and 1x2hr exam (40%)

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

12 Junior credit points in Philosophy

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