Language and Reality

Language and Reality

On An Episode in Indian Thought

eBook - 2011
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This is a translation of the original French edition (Language et réalité), revised and with a new preface. It is based on a series of lectures delivered at the École Pratique des Hautes Études (Sorbonne, Paris) in 1997. Bronkhorst (Sanskrit and Indian studies, U. of Lausanne, Switzerland) explores the ramifications in Indian thought of a underlying conviction "...that the words of a sentence correspond rather exactly to the things constituting the situation described by the sentence." Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Brill USA
This book explores the conviction shared by almost all Indian philosophers regarding the close connection between language and reality. It shows that the main currents of Indian philosophy can be understood as answers to a problem that this conviction entailed.

Publisher: Boston : Brill, 2011
Edition: Rev. and with a new appendix
ISBN: 9789004204744
9004204741
9789004204355
9004204350
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 170 pages)

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