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    Identity, Intersubjectivity and Communicative Action
    The Paideia Archive: Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy 27 16-24. 1998.
    Traditionally, attempts to verify communications between individuals and cultures appeal to 'public' objects, essential structures of experience, or universal reason. Contemporary continental philosophy demonstrates that not only such appeals, but fortuitously also the very conception of isolated individuals and cultures whose communication such appeals were designed to insure, are problematic. Indeed we encounter and understand ourselves, and are also originally constituted, in relation to othe…Read more
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    Identity, Perception, Action and Choice in Contemporary and Traditional “No-Self” Theories
    The Paideia Archive: Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy 15 13-19. 1998.
    The ego is traditionally held to be synonymous with individual identity and autonomy, while the mind is widely held to be a necessary basis of cognition and volition, with responsibility following accordingly. However Buddhist epistemology, existential phenomenology and poststructuralism all hold the notion of an independent, subsisting, self-identical subject to be an illusion. This not only raises problems for our understanding of cognition and volition, as well as for the notion of responsibi…Read more
  • Democracy, Liberalism, Torture and Extra-Judicial Assassination
    Proceedings of the XXIII World Congress of Philosophy 69 141-147. 2018.
    Of the many ideological blind spots that have afflicted political perceptions and analysis, none has been more debilitating than the equation of democracy with liberalism. Thus those who attempt to derive propaganda value from such an equation are vulnerable, as the US government has found, to the rhetorical counter attack that in opposing democratically elected governments, such as that of Hamas or Hugo Chavez, they are not merely being anti-democratic, but are in illiberal opposition to human …Read more
  • The dynamics of alternative realities
    In James E. Faulconer & R. Williams (eds.), Reconsidering Psychology, Duquesne University Press. pp. 175--197. 1990.
  • Buddhisms and Deconstructions
    with Jane Augustine, Zong-qi Cai, Gad Horowitz, Roger Jackson, E. H. Jarow, Steven W. Laycock, David R. Loy, Ian Mabbett, Frank W. Stevenson, Youru Wang, and Ellen Y. Zhang
    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. 2006.
    Buddhisms and Deconstructions considers the connection between Buddhism and Derridean deconstruction, focusing on the work of Robert Magliola. Fourteen distinguished contributors discuss deconstruction and various Buddhisms—Indian, Tibetan, and Chinese —followed by an afterword in which Magliola responds directly to his critics
  • Glynn-on a unified epistemology of the natural human/sciences-reply
    Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology 26 (1): 96-98. 1995.