24.970 Introduction to Semantics


Class Info

Basic issues of form and meaning in formalized and natural languages. Conceptual, logical, and linguistic questions about truth. Reference, modal, and intensional notions. The role of grammar in language use and context-dependency. Ambiguities of structure and meaning, and dimensions of semantic variation in syntax and the lexicon.

This class has no prerequisites.

24.970 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by M. Hackl and R. Schwarzschild.

Lecture occurs 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 26-310.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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