Linguistic categories analysis and models (2012/2013)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
4S02584
Name of lecturer
Denis Delfitto
Coordinator
Denis Delfitto
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Academic sector
L-LIN/01 - HISTORICAL AND GENERAL LINGUISTICS
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
I semestre dal Oct 2, 2012 al Jan 12, 2013.

Lesson timetable

I semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall S.10  
Thursday 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall S.10  
Friday 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.10  

Learning outcomes

This course can be conceived of as an introduction to the problem of meaning in natural language. The topics addressed will be the following: 1. Lexical meaning and compositional meaning; 2. Grammar and logic; 3. Elements of first-order logic; 4. Nominal and verbal quantification; 5. Grammar and meaning; 6. Meaning and context; 7. Meaning and thought.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam at the end of the course, and some written and/or oral assignments during the course.

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