

LING 130: Foundations of Semantics
Fall 2005 
Date 
Topic 
Readings 
Lecture Notes 


Handout 
Due 

Fri 9/02/05 
What is Semantics? 
Saeed ch. 1, De Swart ch. 1 


Tue 9/06/05 
What is Semantics? 
Saeed 2, De Swart 2. Lecture Slides 
PS#1 

F 9/09/05 
Different views of Meaning 
Lecture
Slides 


T 9/13/05 
Word Meaning 
Saeed 3. Lecture Slides 


F 9/16/05 
Propositional Logic 
De Swart 3. Lecture Slides 
PS#1 

T 9/20/05 
Propositional Logic 



F 9/23/05 
Entailment and Presupposition 
Saeed 4. Lecture Slides 


T 9/27/05 
Entailment and Presupposition 



F 9/30/05 
Predication and Quantification 
De Swart 4. Lecture Slides 

PS#2 
M 10/03/05 
Events and Situations 
Saeed 5 


F 10/07/05 
Events and Situations 
Tense and Aspect



T 10/11/05 
Argument Structure 
Saeed 6 


F 10/14/05 
Argument Structure 


PS#3 
T 10/18/05 



F 10/21/05 
No classScope and Anaphora 
De Swart 5  

T 10/25/05 
No Class 


F 10/28/05 
Scope and Anaphora  Intro to Lambda Calculus 

T 11/01/05 
Context and Inference 
PS#4 

F 11/04/05 
Context and Inference  
T 11/08/05 
Discourse and Anaphora 
De Swart 7 and 8 

F 11/11/05 
Discourse and Anaphora  
T 11/15/05 
Intro to Type Theory 
Saeed 7 and 8 
PS#5 
PS#4 
F 11/18/05 
Intro to Type Theory  
T 11/22/05 
Speech Acts 

F 11/25/05 
NO CLASS: THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY 

T 11/29/05 
Generative Lexicon Theory 
PS#6 
PS#5  
F 12/02/05 
Generative Lexicon Theory  Intro to the Generative Lexicon Theory 

T 12/06/05 
Worlds and Times 
De Swart 9  
F 12/09/05 
Worlds and Times  PS#6  
T 12/13/05 
Final TEST 
Extracredit Problem Set 