LING 263 Semantics I

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Monday & Wednesday, 2:30p-3:45p
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Intermediate courses
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Introduction to truth-conditional compositional semantics. Set theory, first- and higher-order logic, and the lambda calculus as they relate to the study of natural language meaning. Some attention to analyzing the meanings of tense/aspect markers, adverbs, and modals.

This course can be applied towards the following Yale College distributional requirements:

  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Social Sciences