Oxford University Press (1999)
|Abstract||Jonardon Ganeri gives an account of language as essentially a means for the reception of knowledge. The semantic power of a word and its ability to stand for a thing derives from the capacity of understanders to acquire knowledge simply by understanding what is said. Ganeri finds this account in the work of certain Indian philosophers of language, and shows how their analysis can inform and be informed by contemporary philosophical theory.|
|Keywords||Semantics (Philosophy Navya Nyāya Philosophy, Indic Language and languages Philosophy Knowledge, Theory of|
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|Call number||B132.S4.G36 1999|
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