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Bhartṛhari and verbal testimony: a ‘hyper-antireductionist’ approach?

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The grammarian and philosopher Bhartṛhari (5th. c. CE) developed a philosophy that is essentially characterized by the prominent role language has in structuring humans’ efforts to cope with reality. Within this broader picture, he adopted an epistemological standpoint that was somehow at odds with the standard view of other South Asian thinkers, usually founded on a careful and systematic distinction of the means able to lead to a reliable cognitive event (technically called pramāṇas). Bhart...

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10.13135/1825-263X/2249

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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College Only
Department:
Wolfson College
Oxford college:
Wolfson, Wolfson College
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Oxford
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Università degli Studi di Torino Publisher's website
Journal:
Kervan. International Journal of Afro-Asiatic Studies Journal website
Volume:
21
Pages:
227-246
Publication date:
2018-11-19
Acceptance date:
2017-07-31
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1825-263X
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1039963
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2019-08-08

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