Contemporary Philosophy of Language
SCQF Level 10
Academic year(s): 2019-2020
SCOTCAT credits : 30
ECTS credits : 15
Level : SCQF Level 10
Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students
Using contemporary texts, this module will be an in-depth exploration of recent issues in philosophy of language. Topics that may be discussed include context and indexicality, indefinites and definites, quantifiers, modality and tense, or the relationships among singular propositions, singular thoughts, and singular terms.
Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass PY1012
Weekly contact: 1 x 2-hour lecture and 1 x 1-hour seminar.
As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%
Re-assessment: 1 or more essays to a total of 7,000 words
Module coordinator: Dr E N Glick
Module teaching staff: Dr E Glick