Daniele Cuneo is the current Lecturer of Sanskrit and Ancient Culture of South Asia at Leiden University. After obtaining his Ph.D. from the University of Rome “La Sapienza” on Indian aesthetic theories, he worked at the Vienna University on Sanskrit Logic and at the Cambridge University in a project on Manuscript Studies. His main areas of expertise are Sanskrit philosophy of language and aesthetic thought, but his research branches out into epistemological and metaphysical disputes among Brahmins, Buddhists and Jains as well as their possible bearing on contemporary philosophical questions.
Areas of expertise:
nāṭyaśāstra, alaṃkāraśāstra, kāvya, Indian philosophy, Manuscript Studies
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