David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
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Asian Philosophy 6 (2):109 – 115 (1996)
Abstract In the Sanskrit grammar the first person is taken to be that which in other grammars is denoted by the third. Thus the first person in Sanskrit is ?it?, ?he? or ?she?. What is the significance of this? This exploration goes on to inquire into the philosophical significance of the person as emergent from the grammar?cum?philosophy in the light of Advaita Ved?nta. The concept of person, the principle of sounding (per sonare), in the human being, gains depth and is enriched by the recognition of its dependence on hearing (ob audire). It belongs to the very nature of the person ?to sound? abroad according to its allegiance; according, therefore, to what voice it is attuned to, and thus obeys
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