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 not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by R. Schwarzschild and M. Hackl.

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.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Advanced Semantics site or on the 24.970 Stellar site.

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