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2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
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LING 102 - (IS) Semantics and Pragmatics

Semester Hours: 3
Periodically
This course focuses on linguistic meaning and its role in communication. Topics include ambiguity, vagueness, presupposition, intonational meaning, and Grice’s theory of conversational implicature. Students will apply this method to issues in politics, the law, philosophy, advertising, and natural language processing.

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May not be taken on a Pass/D+/D/Fail basis.





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