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PHIL 345. Philosophy of Language. 3 Hours.

An exploration of major themes in the philosophy of language, especially as they have developed in the 20th and 21st centuries. Topics may include the nature of language; meaning and reference; metaphor and other non-literal uses of language; and the philosophical implications of contemporary research in linguistics and cognitive psychology.

Philosophy (PHIL)

The Department of Philosophy offers both a major and minor.  Any course in Philosophy may be used to satisfy the general education requirement.  In addition, it participates in a number of interdisciplinary majors, minors, and programs in coordination with other departments.