Philosophy Looks at Language

Winter Quarter, 2019

Thursdays, 12:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

D. Philosophy Looks at Language Sanford C. Goldberg, Professor, Philosophy Jan. 10: Introduction to Philosophy of Language What does the discipline of philosophy have to contribute to our understanding of language, and how does this differ from what we can learn from linguistics or cognitive psychology? After exploring various answers to this question, we will explore the tripartite distinction in the study of language between syntax, semantics, and pragmatics; and we will raise a variety of issues that will be addressed, and a variety of concepts and terms that will be used in addressing these issues, in the remaining weeks of this course. See the Winter course brochure or Class Schedule for the rest of the lecture descriptions.

Link for Lecture 1, January 10, 2019:

Link for Lecture 2, January 17, 2109:

Link for Lecture 3, January 24, 2019, PART I: 

Link for Lecture 4, February 7, 2019:

Link for Lecture 5, February 14, 2019:

Link for Lecture 6, February 21, 2019:

Link for Lecture 7, February 28, 2019:

Link for Lecture 8, March 7, 2019:

Link for Lecture 9, March 14, 2019:

Link for Lecture 10, March 21, 2019:

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