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Hegel On Indian Philosophy: Spinozism, Romanticism, Eurocentrism, Gino Signoracci May 2017

Hegel On Indian Philosophy: Spinozism, Romanticism, Eurocentrism, Gino Signoracci

Philosophy ETDs

This study examines nineteenth-century German philosopher G.W.F. Hegel’s appraisal of philosophies of India. In Hegel’s time, classical Indian texts such as the Vedas, Upaniṣads, and Bhagavadgītā had only recently been translated into European languages, and were generating tremendous controversy. Hegel carved out a unique and hugely influential position by devotedly reading fledgling translations of source texts alongside European interpretations, attempting to comprehend the philosophical significance of Indian thought. Hegel’s legacy proved deeply problematic, however, both because his views were not entirely consistent or unambiguous over time, and because his evident relegation of Indian ideas to ...


Response To Danielle Macbeth, Stephen C. Angle Dec 2016

Response To Danielle Macbeth, Stephen C. Angle

Stephen C. Angle

This short piece is a response to Danielle Macbeth's essay “The Place of Philosophy.” In her essay, Macbeth has two principal goals: to diagnose the plight of contemporary Western—and especially analytic—philosophy, and to argue for an alternative conception of philosophy’s role, according to which engagement with its history and with the philosophies of other cultures becomes crucial. I have a great deal of sympathy with both halves of her project, and feel I have learned a considerable amount from her essay. As Macbeth herself emphasizes, though, the a priori and dialectical nature of philosophy urges readers ...


Contemporary Confucian And Islamic Approaches To Democracy And Human Rights, Stephen Angle Mar 2016

Contemporary Confucian And Islamic Approaches To Democracy And Human Rights, Stephen Angle

Stephen C. Angle

Both Confucian and Islamic traditions stand in fraught and internally contested relationships with democracy and human rights. It can easily appear that the two traditions are in analogous positions with respect to the values associated with modernity, but a central contention of this essay is that Islam and Confucianism are not analogous in this way. Positions taken by advocates of the traditions are often similar, but the reasoning used to justify these positions differs in crucial ways. Whether one approaches these questions from an intra-traditional, cross-traditional, or multi-traditional perspective, the essay shows that there is great value in getting clear ...


Comparative Philosophy: Reviewing The State Of The Art, Stephen C. Angle Dec 2015

Comparative Philosophy: Reviewing The State Of The Art, Stephen C. Angle

Stephen C. Angle

Comparative Philosophy: Reviewing the State of the Art
 
Table of Contents
 
 
0. Introduction — Stephen C. Angle                                                                                                1
 
Part 1: Pairs                                                                                                                                                               
1. Transcending Tradition through Virtue Ethics — Daniel J. Lemieux                                           7
A Review of Jiyuan Yu, The Ethics of Confucius and Aristotle: Mirrors of Virtue
 
2. Understanding a New Type of Religion — Gwendolyn R. Pastor                                            15
A Review of Ge Ling Shang, Liberation as Affirmation: The Religiosity of Zhuangzi and Nietzsche
 
3. Work Hard, Study Hard, Practice Hard — Jennie He                                                                25
A Review of Aaron Stalnaker, Overcoming Our Evil: Human Nature and Spiritual Exercises in Xunzi and Augustine
 
Part 2: Sequences ...


The Social Nature Of Individual Self-Identity: Akan And Narrative Conceptions Of Personhood, Corey L. Barnes Dec 2015

The Social Nature Of Individual Self-Identity: Akan And Narrative Conceptions Of Personhood, Corey L. Barnes

Comparative Philosophy

Marya Schechtman has given us reasons to think that there are different questions that compose personal identity. On the one hand, there is the question of reidentification, which concerns what makes a person the same person through different time-slices. On the other hand, there is the question of characterization, which concerns the actions, experiences, beliefs, values, desires, character traits, etc. that we take to be attributable to a person over time. While leaving the former question for another work, Schechtman answers the latter question by proposing what she terms the narrative self-constitution view, whereby Schechtman claims that we account for ...


Replies To Brons And Mou On Wang Chong And Pluralism, Alexus Mcleod Jan 2015

Replies To Brons And Mou On Wang Chong And Pluralism, Alexus Mcleod

Comparative Philosophy

No abstract provided.


Rooted And Rootless Pluralist Approaches To Truth:Two Distinct Interpretations Of Wang Chong’S Account, Bo Mou Jan 2015

Rooted And Rootless Pluralist Approaches To Truth:Two Distinct Interpretations Of Wang Chong’S Account, Bo Mou

Comparative Philosophy

No abstract provided.


Heidegger And Indian Thinking: The Hermeneutic Of A “Belonging-Together” Of Negation And Affirmation , Jaison D. Vallooran Jan 2015

Heidegger And Indian Thinking: The Hermeneutic Of A “Belonging-Together” Of Negation And Affirmation , Jaison D. Vallooran

Comparative Philosophy

No abstract provided.


Wang Chong, Truth, And Quasi-Pluralism, Lajos L. Brons Jan 2015

Wang Chong, Truth, And Quasi-Pluralism, Lajos L. Brons

Comparative Philosophy

No abstract provided.


Health As Human Nature And Critique Of Culture In Nietzsche And Zhuang Zi , Danesh Singh Jan 2015

Health As Human Nature And Critique Of Culture In Nietzsche And Zhuang Zi , Danesh Singh

Comparative Philosophy

No abstract provided.


Performativity, Social Ontology, And The Uses Of Narratives In Latin America , Ivan Marquez Jan 2015

Performativity, Social Ontology, And The Uses Of Narratives In Latin America , Ivan Marquez

Comparative Philosophy

No abstract provided.


The Bhagavad Gita’S Ethical Syncretism, Roopen Majithia Jan 2015

The Bhagavad Gita’S Ethical Syncretism, Roopen Majithia

Comparative Philosophy

No abstract provided.


Hazel Barnes And Octavio Paz:Two Existentialist And Pan-American Philosophies Of Education, John Kaiser Ortiz Jan 2015

Hazel Barnes And Octavio Paz:Two Existentialist And Pan-American Philosophies Of Education, John Kaiser Ortiz

Comparative Philosophy

No abstract provided.


Personal Identity, Moral Agency And Liang-Zhi: A Comparative Study Of Korsgaard And Wang Yangming , Tzu-Li Chang Jan 2015

Personal Identity, Moral Agency And Liang-Zhi: A Comparative Study Of Korsgaard And Wang Yangming , Tzu-Li Chang

Comparative Philosophy

No abstract provided.


Wittgenstein And Buddhism? On Alleged Affinities With Zen And Madhyamaka , Florian Demont-Biaggi Jan 2015

Wittgenstein And Buddhism? On Alleged Affinities With Zen And Madhyamaka , Florian Demont-Biaggi

Comparative Philosophy

No abstract provided.


Editor's Words, Bo Mou Jan 2015

Editor's Words, Bo Mou

Comparative Philosophy

No abstract provided.


Vol 6 No 1 Contents Page Jan 2015

Vol 6 No 1 Contents Page

Comparative Philosophy

No abstract provided.


Vol 6 No 1 Information Page, Comparative Philosophy Jan 2015

Vol 6 No 1 Information Page, Comparative Philosophy

Comparative Philosophy

No abstract provided.


Vol 6 No 1 Cover Page, Comparative Philosophy Jan 2015

Vol 6 No 1 Cover Page, Comparative Philosophy

Comparative Philosophy

No abstract provided.


Introduction, Mario Wenning Sep 2014

Introduction, Mario Wenning

Comparative Philosophy

No abstract provided.


Vol 5 No 2 Content Page, Comparative Philosophy Sep 2014

Vol 5 No 2 Content Page, Comparative Philosophy

Comparative Philosophy

No abstract provided.


Vol 5 No 2 Information Page, Comparative Philosophy Sep 2014

Vol 5 No 2 Information Page, Comparative Philosophy

Comparative Philosophy

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Vol 5 No 2 Cover Page, Comparative Philosophy Sep 2014

Vol 5 No 2 Cover Page, Comparative Philosophy

Comparative Philosophy

No abstract provided.


Light And Affects From A Comparative Point Of View, Kyle Takaki Jan 2014

Light And Affects From A Comparative Point Of View, Kyle Takaki

Comparative Philosophy

Light metaphors occurring in Chinese philosophy and Stoicism are of special interest for the unique ways they channel potentialities of the self. In this paper I apply ideas from cognitive linguistics to examine selected structural features of these metaphors. I also build on these ideas by presenting a framework regarding affects to assist in disclosing what is at stake for differing Chinese and Stoic technologies of the self. The paper adopts a high-level perspective to see these broad philosophical implications, interleaving discussions of Chinese philosophy (mainly views associated with Daoism), Stoicism (bringing into relief important differences from these views), and ...


Meditation On Relativism, Absolutism, And Beyond, Anand Vaidya Jan 2014

Meditation On Relativism, Absolutism, And Beyond, Anand Vaidya

Comparative Philosophy

No abstract provided.


A Reply To Vaidya, Michael Krausz Jan 2014

A Reply To Vaidya, Michael Krausz

Comparative Philosophy

No abstract provided.


The Inclusive Dynamics Of Islamic Universalism: From The Vantage Point Of Sayyid Qutb's Critical Philosophy, Andrea Mura Jan 2014

The Inclusive Dynamics Of Islamic Universalism: From The Vantage Point Of Sayyid Qutb's Critical Philosophy, Andrea Mura

Comparative Philosophy

This article pursues a topological reading of Milestones, one of the most influential books in the history of Islamism. Written by Muslim thinker Sayyid Qutb, the general interest in this crucial text has largely remained restricted to the fields of Islamic Studies and Security Studies. This article aims to make the case for assuming a philosophical standpoint, relocating its significance beyond the above-mentioned fields. A creative and topological reading of this text will allow the spatial complexity of Qutb’s eschatological vision to be fully exposed, while also unpacking the way in which antagonistic relations have variously been articulated by ...


Vol 5 No 1 Cover Page, Comparative Philosophy Dec 2013

Vol 5 No 1 Cover Page, Comparative Philosophy

Comparative Philosophy

No abstract provided.


Vol 5 No 1 Content Page, Comparative Philosophy Dec 2013

Vol 5 No 1 Content Page, Comparative Philosophy

Comparative Philosophy

No abstract provided.


Vol 5 No 1 Information Page, Comparative Philosophy Dec 2013

Vol 5 No 1 Information Page, Comparative Philosophy

Comparative Philosophy

No abstract provided.