LING 130A — Formal Semantics: Truth, Meaning, and Language

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Prerequisite: LING 100a or permission of the instructor. LING 120b recommended.

Explores the semantic structure of language in terms of the current linguistic theory of model-theoretic semantics. Topics include the nature of word meanings, categorization, compositionality, and plurals and mass terms. Usually offered every year.
Sophia Malamud