Experimental Pragmatics

CAS LX 433

  • Quantitative Reasoning II
  • Digital/Multimedia Expression
  • Creativity/Innovation

Covers recent developments in the theory of pragmatics and related empirical findings obtained through a variety of experimental methods. Topics include scalar implicature and its relation to vagueness and imprecision, hyperbole, metaphor, irony, politeness, and the pragmatics of reference to objects in visual scenes. This course cannot be taken for credit in addition to the course entitled "Topics in Pragmatics" that was previously numbered CAS LX 504. Effective Fall 2019, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Quantitative Reasoning II, Digital/Multimedia Expression, Creativity/Innovation.

SPRG 2023 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Coppock CAS 208 TR 11:00 am-12:15 pm Mts w/GRS LX733

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