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