[INDOLOGY] Origin of the term "Indology"

Matthew Kapstein mkapstei at uchicago.edu
Fri Aug 22 14:49:00 UTC 2014

Yes, of course "Indologie" is in use by Indianistes, but apparently by no one else.
My point was just that the term has apparently not been recognized in mainstream
French lexicography, which perhaps makes it difficult to trace early instances of use.

Matthew Kapstein
Directeur d'études,
Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes

Numata Visiting Professor of Buddhist Studies,
The University of Chicago

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