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Patañjali (c. 2nd century BC)

DOI: 10.4324/9780415249126-F030-1
Version: v1,  Published online: 1998
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Article Summary

The grammarian Patañjali lived in the second century bc, before the appearance of the classical systems of Indian philosophy. The aspects of his thought that we would call philosophical are concerned primarily with questions of meaning and meaning-bearers in language.

Citing this article:
Bronkhorst, Johannes. Patañjali (c. 2nd century BC), 1998, doi:10.4324/9780415249126-F030-1. Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Taylor and Francis,
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