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Philosophy of Language and NLP - NPFL130
Title: Filosofie jazyka a NLP
Guaranteed by: Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics (32-UFAL)
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Actual: from 2020
Semester: winter
E-Credits: 2
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:0/2, C [HT]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Additional information: https://ufal.mff.cuni.cz/courses/npfl130
Guarantor: Mgr. Tomáš Musil
Aim of the course -
Last update: doc. Mgr. Barbora Vidová Hladká, Ph.D. (11.05.2020)

The seminar will consist of reading important texts from Philosophy of Language and discussing their relationship to Natural Language Processing (NLP).

Course completion requirements -
Last update: doc. Mgr. Barbora Vidová Hladká, Ph.D. (11.05.2020)

The course credit will be given for actively attending the seminar and presenting a report on a selected text. The report may alternatively be replaced with a short essay.

Literature -
Last update: doc. Mgr. Barbora Vidová Hladká, Ph.D. (11.05.2020)

Lycan, W. G. Philosophy of language: A contemporary introduction. (Routledge, 2008).

Rorty, R. The linguistic turn: Essays in philosophical method. (University of Chicago Press, 1992).

Syllabus -
Last update: doc. Mgr. Barbora Vidová Hladká, Ph.D. (11.05.2020)

Beginning of the analytical philosophy of language (Frege, Russell, Carnap, early Wittgenstein)

Language and its use (late Wittgenstein)

Speech acts theory (Austin, Grice, Searle)

Semiotics (Peirce)

Structuralism (Saussure, Jakobson)

Metaphor (Lakoff and Johnson)

Post-analytical philosophy (Rorty, Davidson, Quine, Putnam)

Inferentialism (Brandom, Peregrin)

Non-analytical approaches (Merleau-Ponty, Derrida, ...)

 
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