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.
17-19th Feb, 2017
IGNCA, New Delhi