Course Information
TitleΕΙΣΑΓΩΓΗ ΣΤΗ ΦΙΛΟΣΟΦΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΓΛΩΣΣΑΣ / INTRODUCTION TO THE PHILOSOPHY OF LANGUAGE
CodeΓΛΩ365
FacultyPhilosophy
SchoolPhilology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID280000638

Programme of Study: UPS School of Philology 2015

Registered students: 112
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Glōssologías Mandatory Elective CoursesWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600149508
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The course aims to provide a basic understanding of central concepts, theories and issues in contemporary analytic philosophy of language, and to familiarize students with some models of argumentation and analysis in that field.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to central topics and issues of contemporary analytical philosophy of language, through the critical presentation of three types of approaches to meaning that have been prominent within it: truth-theoretic, intention-theoretic, and action-theoretic. The course includes a sketch of the origins of these approaches, and digressions to other areas of analytic philosophy (especially, philosophy of mind and philosophy of logic) that provide material necessary for the appreciation of some of the issues they raise.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures843
Exams843
Total1686
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
Michael Morris, An Introduction to the Philosophy of Language, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Chris Daly, Philosophy of Language: An Introduction, London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2013. Colin McGinn, Philosophy of Language: The Classics Explained, Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2015.
Last Update
09-02-2020