AP/LING 3150 3.00
This course is an introduction to topics in formal semantics. The emphasis is on providing students with an understanding of a wide range of semantic phenomena by adopting a truth-conditional account of meaning using a limited formal apparatus. Topics covered include propositional and first order logic, modality and possible worlds, definite and indefinite descriptions, event semantics and tense and aspect.
PREREQUISITE: AP/LING 1000 6.0 (or AP/LING 2800 3.0 for CogSci students) with a grade of C or better, or permission of the Department.
COURSE CREDIT EXCLUSIONS: GL/EN/LIN 3611 3.0