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'''Johan Frederik (Frits) Staal''' (3 November 1930 – 19 February 2012) was the department founder and Emeritus Professor of Philosophy and South/Southeast Asian Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Staal specialized in the study of Vedic ritual and mantras, and the scientific exploration of ritual and mysticism. He was also a scholar of Greek and Indian logic and philosophy and Sanskrit grammar.
 
'''Johan Frederik (Frits) Staal''' (3 November 1930 – 19 February 2012) was the department founder and Emeritus Professor of Philosophy and South/Southeast Asian Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Staal specialized in the study of Vedic ritual and mantras, and the scientific exploration of ritual and mysticism. He was also a scholar of Greek and Indian logic and philosophy and Sanskrit grammar.
  
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* [[Media:Staal_JF_1965_Euclid_and_Panini.pdf|"Euclid and Pāṇini"]], ''Philosophy East and West'' 15:2 (Apr 1965), pp 99-116.
 
* ''[[Media:Staal JF Word Order in Sanskrit and Universal Grammar 1967.pdf|Word Order in Sanskrit and Universal Grammar]]'', Dordrecht: Reidel, 1967, 98 pp.
 
* ''[[Media:Staal JF Word Order in Sanskrit and Universal Grammar 1967.pdf|Word Order in Sanskrit and Universal Grammar]]'', Dordrecht: Reidel, 1967, 98 pp.
 
* editor, ''[[Media:Staal JF ed A Reader on the Sanskrit Grammarians 1972.pdf|A Reader on the Sanskrit Grammarians]]'', MIT Press, 1972, 557 pp.
 
* editor, ''[[Media:Staal JF ed A Reader on the Sanskrit Grammarians 1972.pdf|A Reader on the Sanskrit Grammarians]]'', MIT Press, 1972, 557 pp.
* ''[[Media:Staal Frits The Science of Ritual 1982.pdf|The Science of Ritual.pdf]]'', Poona/India: Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute, 1982, 101 pp.
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* ''[[Media:Staal Frits The Science of Ritual 1982.pdf|The Science of Ritual]]'', Poona/India: Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute, 1982, 101 pp.
 
* ''[[Media:Staal_Frits_Universals_Studies_in_Indian_Logic_and_Linguistics_1988.pdf|Universals: Studies in Indian Logic and Linguistics]]'', University of Chicago, 1988, 267 pp.
 
* ''[[Media:Staal_Frits_Universals_Studies_in_Indian_Logic_and_Linguistics_1988.pdf|Universals: Studies in Indian Logic and Linguistics]]'', University of Chicago, 1988, 267 pp.
 
* ''[[Media:Staal_Frits_Rules_Without_Meaning_Ritual_Mantras_and_the_Human_Sciences_1990.pdf|Rules Without Meaning: Ritual, Mantras and the Human Sciences]]'', New York: Peter Lang, 1990; 1993, 490 pp; new ed. as ''[[Media:Staal Frits Rituals and Mantras Rules Without Meaning 1996.pdf|Rituals and Mantras: Rules Without Meaning]]'', Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass, 1996, 490 pp.
 
* ''[[Media:Staal_Frits_Rules_Without_Meaning_Ritual_Mantras_and_the_Human_Sciences_1990.pdf|Rules Without Meaning: Ritual, Mantras and the Human Sciences]]'', New York: Peter Lang, 1990; 1993, 490 pp; new ed. as ''[[Media:Staal Frits Rituals and Mantras Rules Without Meaning 1996.pdf|Rituals and Mantras: Rules Without Meaning]]'', Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass, 1996, 490 pp.
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* [[Media:Staal_Frits_2006_Artificial_Languages_Across_Sciences_and_Civilizations.pdf|"Artificial Languages Across Sciences and Civilizations"]], ''Journal of Indian Philosophy'' 34 (2006), pp 87-139.
  
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==Links==
 
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frits_Staal Staal on Wikipedia]
 
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frits_Staal Staal on Wikipedia]

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Johan Frederik (Frits) Staal (3 November 1930 – 19 February 2012) was the department founder and Emeritus Professor of Philosophy and South/Southeast Asian Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Staal specialized in the study of Vedic ritual and mantras, and the scientific exploration of ritual and mysticism. He was also a scholar of Greek and Indian logic and philosophy and Sanskrit grammar.

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