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Willamette University

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Salem, Oregon 97301

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PHIL 370 (W) Philosophy of Language (1)

Critical examination of some of the concepts central to understanding what language is and the way language works. We will study various philosophical theories of language such as meaning, reference, naming, truth, necessity and analyticity and also look at how the analysis of language applies to other philosophical problems.

General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Writing centered

Prerequisite: PHIL 110

  • Offering: Alternate years in fall
  • Instructor: Welty