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Publication of Comparative and Continental Philosophy 13.3

We are pleased to announce the publication of Comparative and Continental Philosophy 13.3. We conclude our thirteenth year of publishing.  

Comparative and Continental Philosophy, Volume 13, Issue 3 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.
This new issue contains the following articles and reviews:


In this issue 13.3
Jason M. Wirth and Jennifer Liu
Philosophy—More than Ever
David Jones
On Motherhood as Ambiguity and Transcendence: Reevaluating Motherhood through the Beauvoirian Erotic
Sara Cohen Shabot
Between Heart-Mind and Names: Interrelatedness in the Chan Scholar-Monk Qisong’s Thought
Diana Arghirescu
Simone Weil’s Method: Essaying Reality through Inquiry and Action
Benjamin P. Davis
Konchalovsky, Frankl, Freedom: Reconsidering Runaway Train
Morgan Rempel
Critique as Virtue: Buddhism, Foucault, and the Ethics of Critique
Saul Tobias
Review Essays
The Truthful Inauthenticity of the Art of the Novel: Exploring History and Identity in Leonhard Praeg’s Imitation
Florian Beauvallet
Gerundive thinking in Marcia Sá Cavalcante Schuback’s Time in Exile
Michael Portal
Overcoming the Anthropocene: An E-Co-Affective Intervention
Josh Hayes
Making Visible: Sallis on the Landscapes of Cao Jun
David Pollard

Member Emergency Fundraiser

Dear CCP Friends,

A member of our community has lost her home and belongings in a house fire. We are extraordinarily grateful that Meilin Chinn and all her family members are safe. We have set up a fundraising page for those who are able to send support to Meilin during this challenging time. All proceeds, minus any website fees, will go directly to Meilin.

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Emergencies such as this remind us of how truly thankful we are for this circle of friends and colleagues.

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John C. Maraldo is the CCPC 2021 Compass Award Recipient

John C. Maraldo, Professor Emeritus at the University of North Florida, is this year’s recipient of the Comparative and Continental Philosophy Circle’s Compass Award. Professor Maraldo is recognized for his years of work in and devotion to comparative philosophy. His work in Japanese Philosophy has been foundational,  groundbreaking, and has brought to light the depths of Japanese philosophical and religious thinking. All comparative philosophers are profoundly indebted to him for his visionary path making. For his address, please follow the link below.

Remembering Eliot Deutsch (1931 – 2020)

Rabindranath Tagore once wrote that “Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.” Eliot Deutsch, a pioneer in Comparative Philosophy, brought a light with him as he sailed to Hawai‘i from New York in 1966. The dawning of Comparative Philosophy would have been unimaginable without him. The vision of an inclusive world philosophy, one accepting of other worldviews and peoples, that was envisioned by Charles Moore and Wing-Tsit Chan and helped brought to light by Harold E. McCarthy and Winfield E. Nagley, would never have been realized without Eliot Deutsch. Our debt to him is deep, and will always remain so. –David Jones

In Memory of Martin Schönfeld (1963-2020)


Duquesne Studies in Phenomenology

The Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center at Duquesne University and the virtual Duquesne University Press would like to announce the publication of the inaugural issue of Duquesne Studies in Phenomenology. The theme of the issue, guest-edited by Prof. James Risser of Seattle University, is “Hermeneutics Today” and includes contributions from John Caputo and Dennis Schmidt. The interdisciplinary, open-access journal, located at https://dsc.duq.edu/dsp/, will be published annually. Upcoming issues will address phenomenology and race, the phenomenology of art, and new developments in phenomenological psychology. Anyone with suggestions for themes or guest-editors for future issues is welcome to write to Dr. Jeffrey McCurry, Editor, at mccurryj@duq.edu.

John C. Maraldo publishes Japanese Philosophy in the Making 2

John C. Maraldo publishes Japanese Philosophy in the Making 2: Borderline Interrogations, Nagoya: Chisokudō Publications.

The second of three volumes of essays that engage Japanese philosophers as intercultural thinkers, this collection critically probes seminal works for their historical significance and contemporary relevance.  It shows how the relational ethics of Watsuji Tetsurō serves as a resource for new conceptions of trust, dignity, and human rights; how forgiveness empowers the repentance and the sense of responsibility advocated by Tanabe Hajime, and how Kuki Shūzō’s philosophy of contingency puts a fortuitous twist on normative ethics.  The author also re-examines the controversy about Kyoto School wartime writings so as to uncover the covert side of today’s empires, and reflects on the hidden consequences of seeing nature as the non-human world. Underlying these investigations is a consistent style that interrogates philosophers for what lies undisclosed and that exposes decisive questions that arise between us and them. 

Comparative and Continental Philosophy 12.1

Dear Readers,

I am pleased to announce the publication of Comparative and Continental Philosophy 12.1 is now available on-line at Taylor and Francis: https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/yccp20/current .

This special issue on “Derrida and Asian Thought” is guest edited by Steven Burik and includes two interviews with Jacques Derrida being published in English for the first time. The interviews are conducted and translated by Ning Zhang and set the tone for a rich and significant issue on comparative philosophy.