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Courses - Spring 2024
LING
Linguistics Department Site
Open Seats as of
02/21/2024 at 06:30 PM
LING499R
(Perm Req)
Directed Studies in Linguistics; Understanding Language Understanding
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Permission of department. In this class we'll ask, what does it mean to understand language? We'll look at the pieces of the puzzle from two perspectives: the sciences of the artificial (to steal a term from Herbert Simon), and the sciences o f the natural world, i.e. the study within cognitive science of the human capacity for language. Contact the instructor for information about registering for this course.