The preparation of the following book is required for basic information:
C. Casadio, Strutture del Linguaggio e del Pensiero, PrimeVie Editore, Corfinio AQ, 2015.
Alternatively, the following volume is admitted:
W. Lycan, Filosofia del Linguaggio. Un'introduzione contemporanea, Raffaello Cortina Editore, Milano.
Students are required to read and prepare carefully 4 essays from the collection:
P. Casalegno et al. (a cura di), Filosofia del linguaggio, Raffaello Cortina, Milano;
of which, mandatory: =G. Frege (Senso e significato/Meaning and Denotation) and =P. Grice (Logica e conversazione/Logic and Conversation);
TWO other essays can be freely selected.
Students can prepare a short presentation in oral form or with power point support, connecting basic concepts from the textbook with the selected essays. The work must show both historical and theoretical knowledge of the subject. Students are invited to present their work at the end of the lessons; alternatively presentations can be given at the exams.
All the volumes can be found at the University Library Paratore, in Chieti Campus.