Courses: Philosophy of Logic and Language (PHILH252A01)

Spring 2012

A comparative exploration of alternative paradigms of logic, language and meaning from a logical and philosophical point of view. Special attention is given to the classical Aristotelian grammar of thought and the modern grammars developed by Frege, Wittgenstein, Quine, Heidegger, Sommers, Derrida and others. Focus is on the quest for the fundamental logic of natural language. This course is global and interdisciplinary; it satisfies a divisional requirement but no Major or Minor requirement.

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Prerequisites: One Phil course at the 100 level or consent.

Fulfills: HU III Limit:40

Department

Philosophy (Web site)

Taught By

Ashok Gangadean (Profile)

Location

Haverford, Gest 101

Meeting Times

TTh 11:30-1:00