Japanese Philosophy in the Making 1: Crossing Paths with Nishida by John C. Maraldo (review)

Japanese Philosophy in the Making 1: Crossing Paths with Nishida by John C. Maraldo (review) BOOK REVIEW Japanese Philosophy in the Making 1: Crossing Paths with Nishida. By John C. Maraldo. Nagoya, Japan: Chisokudō, 2017. Pp. ix + 478. Paper $17.00, ISBN 978-1- 973-92956-7. Reviewed by Bradley Park St. Mary’s College of Maryland bdpark@smcm.edu Japanese Philosophy in the Making 1: Crossing Paths with Nishida, by John C. Maraldo, is the first of three volumes collecting his essays in Japanese philosophy. This volume, which is divided into two sections, gathers together thirteen essays reflecting on the thought of Nishida Kitarō. The first section, “Pathways to Nishida,” is comprised of three essays clarifying some of the metatheoretical, intellectual and scholarly contexts around the study of Nishida’s thought. The remaining essays represent “Pathways Through Nishida,” which engage Nishida’s philosophy from a variety of analytic, thematic, and comparative perspectives. These pathways are genuinely penetrating and unfold around a handful of fundamental themes: world, history, self-awareness, and nothingness. Moreover, the movement along these pathways is hermeneutical and sensitive. Maraldo consistently draws the reader into the nearness of Nishida’s thought by carefully attending to the motivations, concerns, and tensions soliciting its advance, all in the context of excellent critical questions that open us unto these pathways. Ultimately, this section might http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Philosophy East and West University of Hawai'I Press

Japanese Philosophy in the Making 1: Crossing Paths with Nishida by John C. Maraldo (review)

Philosophy East and West, Volume 70 (1) – Feb 21, 2020

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BOOK REVIEW Japanese Philosophy in the Making 1: Crossing Paths with Nishida. By John C. Maraldo. Nagoya, Japan: Chisokudō, 2017. Pp. ix + 478. Paper $17.00, ISBN 978-1- 973-92956-7. Reviewed by Bradley Park St. Mary’s College of Maryland bdpark@smcm.edu Japanese Philosophy in the Making 1: Crossing Paths with Nishida, by John C. Maraldo, is the first of three volumes collecting his essays in Japanese philosophy. This volume, which is divided into two sections, gathers together thirteen essays reflecting on the thought of Nishida Kitarō. The first section, “Pathways to Nishida,” is comprised of three essays clarifying some of the metatheoretical, intellectual and scholarly contexts around the study of Nishida’s thought. The remaining essays represent “Pathways Through Nishida,” which engage Nishida’s philosophy from a variety of analytic, thematic, and comparative perspectives. These pathways are genuinely penetrating and unfold around a handful of fundamental themes: world, history, self-awareness, and nothingness. Moreover, the movement along these pathways is hermeneutical and sensitive. Maraldo consistently draws the reader into the nearness of Nishida’s thought by carefully attending to the motivations, concerns, and tensions soliciting its advance, all in the context of excellent critical questions that open us unto these pathways. Ultimately, this section might

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