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Language and reality : on an episode in Indian thought / by Johannes Bronkhorst ; translated from the French by Michael S. Allen and Rajam Raghunathan.

Author/Creator:
Bronkhorst, Johannes, 1946-
Standardized Title:
Langage et réalité. English
Edition:
Rev. and with a new appendix.
Publication:
Boston : Brill, 2011.
Series:
Brill's Indological library ; v. 36.
Brill's Indological library ; v. 36
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 170 p. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Philosophy, Indic -- History.
Language and languages -- Philosophy -- History.
Reference (Philosophy) -- History.
Reality -- History.
Language:
Rev. and updated English ed. of: Langage et réalité : sur un épisode de la pensée indienne.
Contents:
Aim of the lectures
Early Brahmanical literature
Panini's grammar
A passage from the Chandogya Upanisad
The structures of languages
The Buddhist contribution
Vaisesika and language
Verbal knowledge
The contradictions of Nagarjuna
The reactions of other thinkers
Sarvastivada Samkhya
The Agamasastra of Gaudapada
Sankara
Kashmiri Saivism
Jainism
Early Vaisesika
Critiques of the existence of a thing before its arising
Nyaya
Mimamsa
The Abhidharmakosa bhasya of Vasubandhu
The Abhidharmasamuccaya of Asanga and its bhasya
Bhartrhari
The problem of negation
Dignaga and verbal knowledge
The Bodhisattvabhumi
Prajnakaragupta
Indian thinkers and the correspondence principle
Appendix. The Mahaprajnaparamitasastra and the Samkhya tanmatras.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9789004204355 (hardback : alk. paper)
9004204350 (hardback : alk. paper)
OCLC:
705350780
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