Postgraduate Course: Contemporary Debates in Logic and Language I (PHIL11193)
|School||School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course introduces students to cutting-edge research in logic and language.
This course introduces students to cutting-edge research in logic and language. Students will (i) attend meetings of the Logic and Language Research Seminar (at which visiting speakers present their research), (ii) participate in tutorials, and (iii) develop a research paper under the supervision of one of the members of Edinburgh's Logic and Language Research Cluster.
Information on the Logic and Language Research Cluster can be found at:
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
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Course Delivery Information
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On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- discuss the latest cutting edge research in logic and language (as presented by Logic and Language Research Group speakers)
- engage critically in contemporary debates in logic and language.
- formulate questions and positions of relevance in logic and language and write a short critical paper on a current theme in logic and language
|Readings will include new or in-progress papers by LLRG speakers, as well as relevant background papers, to be determined by the speaker and announced before each tutorial.|
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Reading, understanding and critically engaging with the latest logic and language research; critical thinking; constructive oral engagement; essay writing.
|Course organiser||Dr Brian Rabern
|Course secretary||Ms Becky Verdon
Tel: (0131 6)50 3860