PHILOSOPHY OF LANGUAGE
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course aims at providing the student with a first understanding of some basic aspects of contemporary philosophy of language and with the ability to adequately develop arguments with regard to these, and at
improving his or her autonomy in judgment and his or her skills in communicating (thanks to the discussion in class) and learning in this field.
Course contents summary
The course offers an introduction to some basic notions of
contemporary philosophy of language, especially those of meaning, reference and truth.
P. Casalegno, "Filosofia del linguaggio. Un'introduzione", Carocci Editore, Roma. Other texts will be indicated in class.
Lectures, with discussion in class.
Assessment methods and criteria
Partial written examination and final oral examination, aimed at ascertaining the
acquisition of the ability to operate with the basic notions of the