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Ramanujan A.K. Is there an Indian way of thinking (Contrib. Indian Soc.23, 1989)(T)(21s)_M_.djvu
Date Jan 7, 2004
are not symbolic devices, but indexical signs—the signifier and the signified
belong in the same context (Peirce 1931-58)...
Roland remarks thut
Indians develop a 'radar' conscience that orients them to others, makes
them say things'that are appropriate to person and context...
In the field of meaning, the temporal sequence of
letters and phonemes, the syntactic chain of words, yields finally a sphofa,
an explosion, a meaning which is beyond sequence and time...
Cultural borrowings from India to the West, or vice versa, also show
interesting accommodations to the prevailing system...
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