Philosophy East and West, vol. 68, no. 1 (January 2018)

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Philosophy East and West vol. 68, no. 1 kicks off the new year with its first release of online book reviews at Project MUSE and the following print articles on comparative Eastern and Western philosophies:


“Striking Similarities”: Ibn Sīnā’s Takhyīl and Kant’s Aesthetic Judgment
by Balqis al-Karaki

Logos and Dao Revisited: A Non-Metaphysical Interpretation
by Steven Burik

A Chinese Way of Thinking
by Mark Gamsa

Hegel and Islam
by M.A.R. Habib

The Rise of Modern Science: Islam and the West
by Maisarah Hasbullah and Mohd Hazim Shah Abdul Murad

Grounded on Nothing: The Spirit of Radical Criticism in Nishida’s Philosophy
by Yūjin Itabashi

Ibn Sīnā’s Solution to Kant’s Challenging View of Existence
by Mirsaeid Mousavi Karimi

Is the Empathy-Induced Motivation to Help Egoistic or Altruistic: Insights from the Neo-Confucian Cheng Hao
by Yat-hung Leung 梁逸鴻

The Poetics of the Body in Islamic Mysticism
by Katharine Loevy

Stoics and Daoists on Freedom as Doing Necessary Things
by David Machek

No-Self in Sām. khya: A Comparative Look at Classical Sām. khya and Theravāda Buddhism
by Douglas Osto

Transmitting the Sage’s “Heart” (I): Unsealing Moral Autonomy— Intellectual Intuition and Mou Zongsan’s Reconstruction of the “Continuity of the Way” (Daotong)
by Rafael Suter

Plus commentary and discussion, a featured review, print book reviews, books received, and online book reviews.

Find the full text of the issue at Project MUSE

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