LING 6422

LING 6422

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Uses the techniques introduced in Semantics I to analyze linguistic phenomena, including quantifier scope, ellipsis, and referential pronouns. Temporal and possible worlds semantics are introduced and used in the analysis of modality, tense, and belief sentences. The phenomena of presupposition, indefinite descriptions, and anaphora are analyzed in a dynamic compositional framework that formalizes the idea that sentence meaning effects a change in an information state.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: LING 6421 or permission of instructor.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PHIL 6731

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 14962 LING 6422   LEC 001