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PHL 711

Language, Meaning and Truth

This course examines central topics regarding the nature of language, such as: What makes our utterances have the meanings they do? Is truth a social/cultural construction or in some way relative to one's social location? Does language have rules and, if so, what explains them? How does language influence our conception of the world? Do non-human animals have language? How and what do metaphors communicate?
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1

Prerequisites

Minimum of five PHL/CPHL courses

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

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Philosophy