Thesis icon

Thesis

The philosophy of language in Gadādhara's Śaktivāda

Abstract:

This thesis is a study of the theory of meaning developed by the seventeenth century Indian Naiyāyika philosopher Gadādhara Bhaṭṭācārya. It has four chapters and an appendix. In chapter 1, I highlight some of the problems about meaning and reference thematised by the Indian philosophical tradition during its 'classical' period (third century B.C.E. to seventh century C.E). The work of the earliest grammarians proved very influential We tend to associate the name of the grammarian Vyddi with ...

Expand abstract

Actions


Access Document


Files:

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Literae Humaniores
Role:
Author
Publication date:
1993
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Source identifiers:
602325030
Language:
English
Subjects:
UUID:
uuid:be7f700c-a486-457e-a1c9-cb3285a23b9c
Local pid:
td:602325030
Deposit date:
2013-01-21

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP