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
Location
VERONA
Period
I semestre dal Oct 2, 2012 al Jan 12, 2013.

Lesson timetable

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.