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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.
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.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: LING 3303 or permission of instructor.
Distribution Category (ETM-AS, KCM-AS, SMR-AS)
Credits and Grading Basis
4 Credits Stdnt Opt(Letter or S/U grades)
Class Number & Section Details
- MW Sibley Hall 211
- Aug 21 - Dec 4, 2023
Instruction Mode: In Person
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