PHIL 6730

PHIL 6730

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021. Courses of Study 2021-2022 is scheduled to publish by July 1.

Introduces methods for theorizing about meaning within generative grammar. These techniques allow the creation of grammars that pair syntactic structures with meanings. Students look at several empirical areas in detail, among them complementation (combining heads with their arguments), modification, conjunction, definite descriptions, relative clauses, traces, bound pronouns, and quantification. An introduction to logical and mathematical concepts used in linguistic semantics (e.g., set theory, functions and their types, and the lambda notation for naming linguistic meanings) is included in the course.

When Offered Fall.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: LING 4421LING 6421PHIL 4730

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7086PHIL 6730  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Abusch, D

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person