24.970 Introduction to Semantics
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.
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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