2017-02-17 SICON02 S2 The Science of Meaning

Swadeshi Indology Conference 2
The Science of Meaning

Speaker: Sudarshan Therani

The nature of the method of interpreting text – Philology – the method used by Pollock is examined.
Can it be used or interpreting Sanskrit text the way Pollock is doing ?
What are the actual methods available for interpreting text ?
Can Western methods be used to interpret Sanskrit text ?
What are the limitations of western understandings of language and meaning?

We try to answer the questions as framed above comparing the indian and western approaches.

Inaugural Session
17-19th Feb, 2017
IGNCA, New Delhi

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