Philosophy of Language and Logic I

Course Information
TitleΦιλοσοφία της γλώσσας και λογική Ι / Philosophy of Language and Logic I
SchoolPhilosophy and Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorChristos Ntouskos
Course ID600018390

Programme of Study: UPS School of Philosophy and Education (2011-today)

Registered students: 69
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective CoursesWinter/Spring-6
PhilosophyCompulsory courses beloging to the selected specialisationWinter/Spring-6
PedagogicElective CoursesWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
(a) Having completed the course, students will be familiar with the fundamental assumptions and motivations of the analytic tradition in philosophy. (b) Having completed the course, students will be familiar with the fundamental principles of formal logic. (c) Having completed the course, students will have developed the skills necessary to engage with philosophical texts in the area of philosophy of language. (d) Having completed the course, students will have developed the necessary critical skills to understand and assess philosophical arguments.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
This course is an introduction to the philosophy of language in the analytic tradition. The course starts with a general introduction to analytic philosophy, which is necessary to understand the foundational role that the analysis of language plays in this tradition. We then survey some central topics in the philosophy of language. The course also includes an introduction to formal logic.
philosophy of language, analytic philosophy, semantics, pragmatics
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment1084.3
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Lycan, William. Φιλοσοφία της Γλώσσας. Απόδοση: Γιώργος Μαραγκός. Εκδόσεις Gutenberg 2007. Αυγελής, Νίκος. Φιλοσοφία της Γλώσσας. Εκδοτικός Οίκος Σταμούλη, 2014.
Additional bibliography for study
Καργόπουλος, Φίλιππος, Εισαγωγή στη Συμβολική Λογική. Εκδόσεις Βάνιας, 2007. Πορτίδης Δημήτρης, Στάθης Ψύλλος και Διονύσιος Αναπολιτάνος: Λογική. Η δομή του επιχειρήματος. Αθήνα: Νεφέλη 2007 Ελένη Μανωλακάκη, 2015. Φιλοσοφία της Γλώσσας. Έκδοση: 1.0. Αθήνα 2015. Διαθέσιμο από τη δικτυακή διεύθυνση:
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