Also offered here is a lucid exposition of the Sphota Theory. Patnaik's a decade-long research on Bhartrhari's philosophy, the volume highlights not only ancient Indian contribution to the study of language, but the interconnectedness among its indigenous approaches to linguistics, philosophy, logic, and aesthetics as well. Which have given her the essential interdisciplinary orientation to reinterpret Bhartrhari in terms of the recent developments in the Philosophy of Language. A philosophy teacher of about 25 year long standing, and also author of three books and numerous research papers, Dr. THE intellectual climate for interdisciplinary research is almost non- existent in India.
About the Author: Tandra Patnaik, who distinguished herself with Utkal University's top positions at the B. Her doctoral dissertation on "James' Concetp of Meaning" (1982) was spoken of very highly by Sri P. Strawson (of Oxford) who also happened to be her Ph. Under these circumstances a book on Bhartrhari - which requires competence in philosophy, grammar as well as Sanskritic studies - is not a mean achievement.
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Bad associations spoil useful habits." And it also includes 2 Corinthians - "Do not become unevenly yoked with unbelievers." The counsel in the Bible in these verses is directly applicable to situations of dating and marriage, in addition to regularly being careful of those we choose to associate with.
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Still, I noticed a number of comments attacking the points put forth in the blog supporting the notion, “black men are winning.” I began to wonder why.From the Jacket: It is the first ever study of the 5th-century scholar, Bhartrhari's Vakyapadiya in an altogether modern: the post-Fregean, perspective on the Philosophy of Language.A uniquely original thinker in India's splendid grammarians' tradition, Bartrhari overreached the limits of language analysis set by his predecessors, like Panini and Patanjali, constructing, as he did, a brilliant philosophy of language that sought to spell out, among other aspects, the subtle distinctions between the 'knowable' and the 'sayable', between 'what is said' and 'what is meant', between the semantics of 'everyday speech' and 'literary discourse'.A reputed scholar of grammar, philosophy and Sanskrit studies, the author presents Bhartrhari's analyses of language methodically, unbiasedly.And, significantly in contemporary philosophical idiom - with contextual focus on the views of modern Western philosophers: Frege, Wittgenstein, Grice, Austin, Davidson, Searle, Strawson and the like. level examinations, combines in her the scholarship of a grammarian, a Sanskritist and a philosopher. Department of Philosophy, Utkal University, Bhubaneshwar, India.
Sadly, Bhartrharihas, through the centuries, suffered neglect, largely because the Grammarian School never figured in the six major systems of traditional Indian philosophy.