24.903 Language and Its Structure III: Semantics and Pragmatics
Introduction to fundamental concepts in semantic and pragmatic theory. Basic issues of form and meaning in natural languages. Ambiguities of structure and of meaning. Compositionality. Word meaning. Quantification and logical form. Contexts: indexicality, discourse, presupposition and conversational implicature.
This class has 24.900 as a prerequisite.
24.903 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by R. Schwarzschild.
Lecture occurs 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 56-162.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.
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