Johannes Bronkhorst is a Dutch scholar of Early Buddhism who was Professor of Sanskrit and Indian studies at the University of Lausanne from 1987 until his retirement in 2011.

Selected Works (in chronological order)

… sexuality in its various manifestations is among the urges that are not intrinsically directed at specific objects and activities. Objects and activities come to play a role [only] because the mind has the tendency of keeping a record of objects and activities rather than of the states which are the real causes of satisfaction.

An excellent walk-through of the classical Indian philosophies of language: from the Sanskrit grammars of Panini and Patanjali, to Brahmanical realism, Buddhist skepticism, and Jain agnosticism.