World Philosophies

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  1. Delimitations of Latin American Philosophy
    A distinctive focus of 19th- and 20th-century Latin American philosophy is the convergence of identity formation and political liberation in ethnically and racially diverse postcolonial contexts. From this perspective, Omar Rivera... Learn More
    Published: 3rd December 2019
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  2. Kafka's Monkey and Other Phantoms of Africa
    Even though many of France's former colonies became independent over fifty years ago, the concept of "colony" and who was affected by colonialism remain problematic in French culture today. Seloua Luste Boulbina, an Algerian-French... Learn More
    Published: 24th May 2019
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  3. Ubuntu and the Reconstitution of Community
    Ubuntu is premised on the ethical belief that an individual's humanity is fostered in a network of human relationships: I am because you are; we are because you are. The essays in this lively volume elevate the debate about ubuntu... Learn More
    Published: 16th May 2019
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  4. Nietzsche and Other Buddhas
    In Nietzche and Other Buddhas, author Jason M. Wirth brings major East Asian Buddhist thinkers into radical dialogue with key Continental philosophers through a series of exercises that pursue what is traditionally called comparative... Learn More
    Published: 4th March 2019
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  5. Emptiness and Omnipresence
    Tiantai Buddhism emerged from an idiosyncratic and innovative interpretation of the Lotus Sutra to become one of the most complete, systematic, and influential schools of philosophical thought developed in East Asia. Brook A.... Learn More
    Published: 2nd May 2016
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  6. The Mutual Cultivation of Self and Things
    Yang Guorong is one of the most prominent Chinese philosophers working today and is best known for using the full range of Chinese philosophical resources in connection with the thought of Kant, Hegel, Marx, and Heidegger. In... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 2016
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  7. Nishida Kitarō's Chiasmatic Chorology
    Nishida Kitarō (1870–1945) is considered Japan's first and greatest modern philosopher. As founder of the Kyoto School, he began a rigorous philosophical engagement and dialogue with Western philosophical traditions, especially... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2015
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  8. Heaven and Earth Are Not Humane
    That bad things happen to good people was as true in early China as it is today. Franklin Perkins uses this observation as the thread by which to trace the effort by Chinese thinkers of the Warring States Period (c.475-221 BCE),... Learn More
    Published: 23rd May 2014
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  9. Latin American Philosophy from Identity to Radical Exteriority
    While recognizing its origins and scope, Alejandro A. Vallega offers a new interpretation of Latin American philosophy by looking at its radical and transformative roots. Placing it in dialogue with Western philosophical traditions,... Learn More
    Published: 13th May 2014
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  10. Law and the Public Sphere in Africa
    Jean Godefroy Bidima’s La Palabre examines the traditional African institution of palaver as a way to create dialogue and open exchange in an effort to resolve conflict and promote democracy. In the wake of South Africa’s... Learn More
    Published: 11th December 2013
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