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Artha Meaning

By: Jonardon Ganeri

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2017

Seller ID: 113582

ISBN: 8120841220

Condition: New


A word has the power to stand for an object. And the capacity to understand words gives people the power to acquire knowledge. This relationhip between a semantic and an epistemic power has been a core concern for Indian philosophers of language down the ages. In this second volume in the foundations of philosophy in India series (the first was CIT: Consciousness by Bina Gupta), Jonardon Ganeri, examines theories of meaning or artha. He discusses approaches in different schools of thoguht: Grammarian, Mimamsika, Buddhist, early Naiyayika, Navya Naiyayika, and Vedantian, highlighting the signif... View more info