About the Book :
The Volume contains thoughts about Language, Grammar and Linguistics in Indian Tradition. It is the product of research work conducted on a variety of aspects on language right from the Vedic era up to medieval period. Eminent scholars have contributed to the volume on a variety of themes such as Concept of Language, Philosophy of Language, Formal aspect of language, Phonetics and Phonology, Semantic aspects of Language, Lexicography, Science of Grammar, Science of Sentence-Interpretation, Theory of Communication through the natural language and through the language of Art and Artificial language for precise communication. One will find a broad picture of concept of language, grammar and linguistics before Panini, in Panini and after Panini in this volume. A chapter on Artificial Language developed by Neo-logicians has also been added for the first time in this volume. The Volume aims at developing perspectives for studying ancient Indian linguistic data from various angles in contemporary grammatical, linguistic and philosophical idioms in order to encourage future research in these areas.