Linguistic categories analysis and models (2014/2015)

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
English
Period
semestrino IA, Semestrino IB

Lesson timetable

semestrino IA
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 5:20 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.1  
Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:40 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.3  
Friday 3:40 PM - 5:20 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.3  
Semestrino IB
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 5:20 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.1  
Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:40 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.3  
Friday 3:40 PM - 5:20 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.3  

Learning outcomes

This course can be conceived of as an introduction to the theory of meaning in natural language and will be taught in English. 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 in context; 7. Meaning and thought.

Assessment methods and criteria

oral exam

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