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- 22 08 2003 - 16:23 - katatonik

Unhappy references, gigantic swindles, and the whirlpool

“Professor Weber as a personal witness of the progress of the Aryas in India up to 1500 B.C. ...
An unhappy reference of Professor Weber …
Dr. Boethlingk also places Panini about 350 B.C. ...
Proof that the premises which have led to his conclusion are imaginary …
Note: An extraordinary view taken by Dr. Boethlingk of the moral and intellectual condition of ancient India. – The whole of the ancient scientific literature of this country would prove, according to his view, a gigantic swindle and imbecility. ...
Note: A fantastical conjecture of Professor Weber on the Mahabhashya, which has not become real by dint of repetition …
Reasons for giving Professor Weber a full hearing …
The whirlpool. The certain posteriority …
Professor Weber’s fantastical story of the letter a …
Dangerous adverbs …
A doubt as to the ingenuity of Dr. Boethlingk …”

Entries in the table of contents of Theodor Goldstücker’s “Pāṇini: His Place in Sanskrit Literature. An investigation of some literary and chronological questions which may be settled by a study of his work.” London/Berlin, 1860.


Oh! Spuren persönlicher Fehden zwischen Gentleman-Wissenschaftlern? So schön beleidigt man sich heute nicht mehr. Zumindest nicht in den Publikationen. Aber was hat es mit dem Whirlpool auf sich?

gHack (Aug 23, 11:19) #


Schon wieder vergessen.

katatonik (Aug 23, 12:05) #

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