00386 - Philosophy of Language

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SDGs

This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Good health and well-being Quality education Reduced inequalities Partnerships for the goals

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

At the end of the classes, the student will be familiar with the main ideas of the contemporary philosophy of language and some related disciplines, including cognitive sciences and linguistics.

Course contents

The classes will introduce the main ideas of philosophy of language. A special attention will be given to Austism Spectrum Disorders, embodied interactions' semiotic analysis and DSA.

Readings/Bibliography

U. Eco, Semiotica e filosofia del linguaggio, Einaudi, Torino (solo i capitoli 1, 2 e 5).

"Come conosciamo gli altri", in S. Gallagher and D. Zahavi, La mente fenomenologica, Milano, Cortina.

G. Stella, La dislessia, Il Mulino, Bologna.

Teaching methods

Classes by the teacher and seminars together with the students

Assessment methods

Oral questions about the texts and the books listed above

Teaching tools

Digital and audio-visual supports

Office hours

See the website of Claudio Paolucci