Academic Catalog

PHIL517 PHILOSOPHY OF COMMUNICATION I

Course Code: 2410517
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Philosophy
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr CORRY MCHAEL SHORES
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

The course aims at: 1) Improving the student's understanding of the problems of communication stemming from the relationship between language, truth, rationality and intentionality of human action; 2) to increase his knowledge of the theory and use of argumentative discourse in philosophical and practical problems. To this end, this course will proportionally focus on traditional (ancient, medieval, modern) and contemporary approaches to philosophy of communication and their solutions to various communication problems.