Philosophy Coffee: Language and Community

Philosophy Coffees
Date 
Friday, February 10, 2017
Time 
Room Information
Shepardson College Room, Slayter Union
Building & Room/Office/Space

“How Do Language and Community Affect One Another?”

Do the words we use shape the way communities understand themselves in relation to others [other communities or others in their community]? Are there particular features of language(s) that shape this understanding? Is language controlled by those in power or are meanings determined by all language users? What role does non-verbal communication play in language?

All members of the Denison community are welcome. Complimentary coffee and snacks will be served!

Sponsored by the Denison University Philosophy Department

Posted Date 
Tuesday, February 7, 2017

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