Philosophy East and West, vol. 67, no. 3 (July 2017)

This quarter’s journal of comparative Eastern and Western philosophies includes the following scholarly works:


The Strong Case for Vegetarianism in Pātañjala Yoga
by Jonathan Dickstein

Heidegger and Mullā Sadrā on the Meaning of Metaphysics
by Muhammad U. Faruque

The Prescriptive Dialectics of Li 禮 and Yi 義 in the Lienü zhuan 列女傳
by César Guarde-Pazo

Sūksma and the Clear and Distinct Light: The Path to Epistemic Enhancement in Yogic and Cartesian Meditation
by Gary Jaeger

Acting-Intuition and the Achievement of Perception: Merleau-Ponty with Nishida
by David W. Johnsono

Merleau-Ponty and Nishida: “Interexpression” as Motor-Perceptual Faith
by Adam Loughnanea

The Dao that Cannot Be Named
by Richard McDonough


Comment and discussion

John Dewey and East-West Philosophy
by Jim Behuniak

A Review of Classical Confucian Political Thought: A New Interpretation, by Loubna El Amine
by David Elsteiny

Ethics and Politics in Classical Confucian Thought: A Response to David Elstein
by Loubna El Amine

A Reply to Professor El Amine
by David Elstein

Feature Review

Philosophy: The Next Step, a review of Comparative Philosophy without Borders, edited by Arindam Chakrabarti and Ralph Weber
reviewed by Anand Jayprakash Vaidya


Plus many more articles, and comment and discussion.


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