LING 514 - Semantics and Pragmatics
Section: 001
Term: WN 2010
Subject: Linguistics (LING)
Department: LSA Linguistics
Credits:
3
Advisory Prerequisites:
Permission of instructor.
Other Course Info:
W.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course introduces the linguistic study of meaning in three parts. First, we will develop a formal system for deriving the truth-conditional meanings of sentences describing the real world, like Every boy likes a girl. Next, we will add to our system the machinery necessary for capturing the meanings of sentences about imagined or possible worlds, such as Every boy thinks he is the top student and John might like Sally. Last, we will examine how a sentence's meaning can change depending on the context in which it is used.

LING 514 - Semantics and Pragmatics
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
14103
Open
5
 
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MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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ISBN: 0631197133
Semantics in generative grammar, Author: Irene Heim and Angelika Kratzer., Publisher: Blackwell [Nachdr.] 2006
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