[INDOLOGY] Sanskrit and Linguistics

James Hartzell james.hartzell at gmail.com
Sun Nov 24 17:07:10 EST 2019


One might look at the work of Ferdinand de Saussure as a start.  His students compiled his lectures notes into a book (in French), and careful examination of his foundational ideas about semiotics and language suggest (at least to me) that they bear a remarkable resemblance to Bhartrhari's schemas about language. de Saussure was also a professor of Sanskrit. 

> On 24 Nov 2019, at 22:35, Finnian M.M. Gerety via INDOLOGY <indology at list.indology.info> wrote:
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> Hi all—
> A colleague has asked me to recommend scholarship (monograph, essay, review article) that provides an overview on the nexus of Sanskrit, modern linguistics, and/or the philosophy of language. Any recommendations from this list—especially works accessible to the non-specialist—would be much appreciated. 
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> Yours,
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> Finnian M.M. Gerety
> Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies
> [Affiliated] Faculty of Contemplative Studies and Center for Contemporary South Asia
> Brown University
> www.finniangerety.com
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