LT5413 - Philosophy of Language

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Linguistics and Translation
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Not offering in current academic year

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to help students explore the multifaceted problems in the part of the philosophy of language which is closely related to their study with a view to broadening their intellectual horizons, deepening their understanding of language, sharpening their awareness of human cognition, and reinforcing their analytical and critical skills for tackling theoretical issues in their respective disciplines from the philosophical perspective. It also intends to enhance students' intellectual rigour and foster their critical spirit for the pursuit of examined scholarship.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Presentation: 30%
Research paper: 70%
Detailed Course Information


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