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Course Catalog 2018-2019 
Course Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHIL 220 - Philosophy of Language

Semester Offered: First Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4HU

In this course we shall explore central contributions to the philosophy of language by major classic and contemporary philosophers of the 20th century, including Frege, Russell, Wittgenstein, Quine, Davidson, and Putnam. In addition, we shall examine how some of these influential views on meaning, reference, truth, and the content of belief have been applied to address key issues in metaphyics and epistemology, such as the problem of skepticism and moral realism.

Enrollment Limit: 30
Instructor: D. Ganson

Prerequisites & Notes: Prerequisite: Three hours in philosophy. Note: Previous work in formal logic strongly recommended.

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