Understanding of the mechanisms and basic concepts which make natural languages possible, with particular reference to the concept of truth.
Development of critical, interpretative and argumentative skills.
The main stages of contemporary philosophical reflection about language.
Some philosophical theories about truth developed in the history of Western philosophy.
1) Paolo Casalegno, Brevissima introduzione alla filosofia del linguaggio, Carocci, Roma 2011.
2) A text on the concept of truth (to be suggested during the course).