AP/LING3150 3.0 M: Semantics

Offered by: LING


Winter 2022






Calendar Description / Prerequisite / Co-Requisite

An introduction to topics in formal semantics. The emphasis is on providing students with an understanding of a wide range of semantic phenomena by adopting a truth-conditional account of meaning using a limited formal apparatus. Topics covered include propositional and first order logic, modality and possible worlds, definite and indefinite descriptions, event semantics and tense and aspect. Prerequisites: AP/LING 1000 6.00 or AP/LING 2060 6.00, or permission of the department. Course credit exclusions: GL/LIN 3611 3.00, GL/LIN 3611 3.00.

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