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Readings for 1/29
Readings for 2/5
No meeting this week due to inclement weather.
Readings for 2/12
Readings for 2/19
- Kripke, Naming and Necessity, Lecture II.
Readings for 2/26
Readings for 3/12
Readings for 3/26
Readings for 4/2
- Dummett, “What is a Theory of Meaning? (I)”
- Antony, “Meaning and Semantic Knowledge” (optional).
- Davidson, “Truth and Meaning” (background).
Readings for 4/9
Readings for 4/16
Readings for 4/30
- Partee, “Semantics — mathematics or psychology?”
- Partee, “Changing Perspectives on the ‘Mathematics or Psychology’ Question” (slides; optional)