Inventing Languages, One Philosophy Course at a Time
If you really stop to think about it, language is a part of every moment of every day – from reading written words to talking with a friend or simply being alone you’re your thoughts.
But – why do languages work the way that they do? Why do they follow certain rules? "Invented Languages," a Philosophy Department course, was designed to get students thinking about language in a whole new way, and in doing so, inventing their own languages from scratch.