Navya-Nyaya Theory of verbal Cognition, the Vyutpattivada; is the single most important treatise of Gadadhara Bhattacharya on Sabda, in general and on sentence meaning in particular. The present edition of the Vyutpattivada, which is being published in two volumes, contains an introduction, original Sanskrit text, and English translation along with exhaustive explanatory notes. As Gadadhara has used sophisticated Navya-nyaya style in the composition of the Vyutpattivada. Dr. Bhatta's introduction and explanatory notes will prove to be of immense value to the students and the scholars of Indian Philosophy and linguistics in the understanding of the Vyutpattivada.
About the Author:
DR. V.P. BHATTA is presently working as an Editor, Sanskrit Dictionary, Deccan College, Pune. He has published a number of books such as Epistemology Logic and Grammar, Mandana's Distinction of Activity. Bhavanaviveka and Theory of Expressive Power of Words, Saktivada; and is presently working on Sabdakhanda of Gangesa's Tattavacintamani.