Units of study
PHIL2621 - Truth, Meaning and Language
Semester 2, 2013 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Dr Nicholas Smith
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.
1x2500wd essay (60%) and 1x2hr exam (40%)
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
12 Junior credit points in Philosophy
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