“A Defense of a Weak Linguistic Relativist Thesis”
A talk by Juan Colomina-Almiñana
Tuesday, April 22nd at 5:30pm in Wyatt 109
In this public talk, Professor Colomina-Almiñana will discuss the relationship between language, culture, and thought. He argues that some aspects of language mold some aspects of thought and that language could provide new patterns to adequately accomplish certain social interactions.
Juan Colomina-Almiñana is Assistant Professor in the Department of African and African Diaspora Studies and the Center for Mexican American Studies and an affiliate of the Department of Philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin. He has a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of La Laguna in Tenerife, Spain. His research is focused on the philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, and philosophy of science.