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The Sphoṭa theory of language:
a philosophical analysis

PART 1: METAPHYSICAL BACKGROUND OF THE SPHOṬA THEORY
PART 2 : THE SPHOṬA THEORY OF LANGUAGE AS REVELATION

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by Harold G. Coward, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Private Ltd. 1st ed. Dehli 1980, reprints Delhi 1986, 1997. ISBN:81-208-0181-4, as given in Google book preview.

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Foreword by T.R.V. Murti - p.roman07
Preface - p.roman17
Abbreviations - p.roman21
UKT notes

PART 1: METAPHYSICAL BACKGROUND OF THE SPHOṬA THEORY p017

01. INTRODUCTION : Language - Its Nature and Function p001 - sphota1-1.htm
Footnotes-01

02. Language in the Brahmanical tradition p019 - sphota1-2.htm
The approaches of the Ṛṣi  to the Divine Vāk  p021:
Sāṅkhya School p031 Yoga School p032 Mīmāṁsā School p035 Vedānta p042
Footnotes-02

03. Language in the Naturalistic tradition p049 - sphota1-3.htm 
Cārvāka p050 Early Buddhism p050 Jaina p054 Nyāya p056
Footnotes-03

04. Language in Sphoṭa approach - p063 - sphota1-4.htm
Footnotes-04

PART 2 : THE SPHOṬA THEORY OF LANGUAGE AS REVELATION p069

05. Definition of Sphoṭa p071 - sphota2-5.htm
Reason for the Phonomenalization of the Sphoṭa p078 Sphoṭa Defined as Sentence ( Vākya Sphoṭa ) p082
Variation in the Definitions of Sphoṭa p085
Footnotes-05

06. How Sphoṭa Reveals Meaning p089 - sphota2-6.htm sphota2-6-2.htm
Sphoṭa and Word-Meaning (Pada-Sphoṭa) p089
Sphoṭa and Sentence-Meaning (Vākya Sphoṭa ) p119
Pratibhā - p123
Footnotes-06

07. Sphoṭa in Relation to the Levels of Language - p126 - not in preview
Footnotes-07

08. Summary and Conclusion - p134 - not in preview
Summary of the Major Sphoṭa Tenets p134 Conclusion - p136
Footnotes-08

Bibliography - p138 - not in preview
Glossary of Sanskrit Terms - p147 - not in preview
Index - p155 - not in preview

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Abbreviations

UKT: The following are the abbreviations used in this book.

Bṛhadāraṇyaka Upaniṣad -- Br.Up.
Chāndogya Upaniṣad -- Ch.Up.

Kaṭha Upaniṣad --  Ka.Up.

Maitri Upaniṣad -- Mai.Up.
Māṇdūkya Upaniṣad -- Māṇd.Up.
Muṇḍaka Upaniṣad -- Muṇḍ.Up.

Ṛgveda -- R.V.

Śaṅkara's Bhāṣya or Brahmasūtra -- Ś.B.B.S.
Sarva-Darśana-Saṁgraha -- S.D.S.
Sphoṭasiddhi -- Sph.

Taittiriya Brāhmaṇa -- Tait.Br.
Vākyapadiya -- Vāk.
Yoga Sūtras -- Y.S.

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