Skip navigation
Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Title: Language Identity as Social Identity: A Theoretical Approach to the Role Language and Languages Play in Making a Life
Authors: Massa, Luke
Advisors: Appiah, K. Anthony
Department: Philosophy
Class Year: 2013
Abstract: My thesis expands on the work of Charles Taylor and K. Anthony Appiah on the role that social identities (e.g. identities based on gender or race ) play in making an authentic life, by arguing for the existence of a "language identity," as something that could itself mediate social interactions.
Extent: 46 pages
Access Restrictions: Walk-in Access. This thesis can only be viewed on computer terminals at the Mudd Manuscript Library.
Type of Material: Princeton University Senior Theses
Language: en_US
Appears in Collections:Philosophy, 1924-2017

Files in This Item:
File SizeFormat 
MassaLukeThesis.pdf361.73 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy

Items in Dataspace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.