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An international peer-reviewed open access journal dedicated to the philosophy of life, death, and nature, supported by the Project of Philosophy and Contemporary Society, Advanced Research Center for Human Sciences, Waseda University.

ISSN 2185-4505

 


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List of Articles 2011-2014

Volume 4

Paper
Narrating Life and Hope
: Social Struggles in Japanese Post-modernity and the Impact of the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster
Azumi Tamura

Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.4, No.1 (January 2014):1-27
[Abstract] [PDF] Open Access

Essay
Does Happiness Die With Us?
: An Aristotelian Examination of the Fortunes of the Deceased
Edward C. DuBois

Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.4, No.1 (January 2014):28-37
[Abstract] [PDF] Open Access

Essay
What Little Remains of Life
Ben G. Yacobi
Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.4, No.1 (January 2014):38-47
[Abstract] [PDF] Open Access

Essay
The Happiness of Burnout
Finn Janning

Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.4, No.1 (January 2014):48-67
[Abstract] [PDF] Open Access

Paper
The Incoherence of Denying My Death
Lajos L. Brons
Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.4, No.2 (May 2014):68-89
[Abstract] [PDF] Open Access

Essay
A Woman Like Us?
: On Margarethe von Trotta’s “Hannah Arendt”
Kei Hiruta
Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.4, No.3 (July 2014): 90-98
[Abstract] [PDF] Open Access

Special Report
Discrepancies of Abortion Methods and Values Between Japan and the World
Kumi Tsukahara
Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.4, No.4 (December 2014):99-120
[Abstract] [PDF] Open Access

Essay
True Detective: Pessimism, Buddhism or Philosophy?
Finn Janning
Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.4, No.4 (December 2014):121-141
[Abstract] [PDF] Open Access

Volume 3

Paper
The Life-Value of Death
: Mortality, Finitude, and Meaningful Lives
Jeff Noonan

Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.3, No.1 (January 2013):1-23
[Abstract] [PDF] Open Access

Paper
The Economic and Family Context of Philosophical Autobiography
: Acting ‘As-If’ for American Buddenbrooks
Christine A. James

Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.3, No.1 (January 2013):24-43
[Abstract] [PDF] Open Access

Paper
A Coleridgean Account of Meditative Experience
Peter Cheyne

Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.3, No.1 (January 2013):44-67
[Abstract] [PDF] Open Access

Essay
Liberation through Compassion and Kindness
: The Buddhist Eightfold Path as a Philosophy of Life
William Irwin

Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.3, No.1 (January 2013):68-82
[Abstract] [PDF] Open Access

Essay
Ethical Selves
: A Sketch for a Theory of Relational Authenticity
Natalie Fletcher

Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.3, No.1 (January 2013):83-96
[Abstract] [PDF] Open Access

Essay
After Freud
: How Well Do We Know Ourselves and Why Does It Matter?
Kathleen O’Dwyer

Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.3, No.2 (April 2013):97-107
[Abstract] [PDF] Open Access

Essay
Towards a Return to One’s Essence
: Some Reflections on Nietzsche and Heidegger
Dennis A. de Vera

Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.3, No.2 (April 2013):108-126
[Abstract] [PDF] Open Access

Essay
Better to Be a Renunciant
: Buddhism, Happiness, and the Good Life
Charles K. Fink

Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.3, No.2 (April 2013):127-144
[Abstract] [PDF] Open Access

Paper
Is God Our Benefactor?
: An Argument from Suffering
Dagfinn Sjaastad Karlsen

Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.3, No.3 (September 2013):145-167
[Abstract] [PDF] Open Access

Paper
Death and the Colonial Difference
: An Analysis of a Mexican Idea
Carlos Alberto Sánchez

Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.3, No.3 (September 2013):168-189
[Abstract] [PDF] Open Access

Discussion Paper
The Value of the Pre-Person
: Potentiality, Person-Maker Criteria, and Social Dimension
Mirko Ancillotti

Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.3, No.3 (September 2013):190-201
[Abstract] [PDF] Open Access

Essay
The Human Dilemma
: Life Between Illusion and Reality
Ben G. Yacobi

Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.3, No.3 (September 2013):202-211
[Abstract] [PDF] Open Access

Essay
On Artificial and Animal Electricity
: Alessandro Volta vs. Luigi Galvani
Diana Soeiro

Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.3, No.3 (September 2013):212-237
[Abstract] [PDF] Open Access

Volume 2

Paper
Human Dignity and the Manipulation of the Sense of Happiness
: From the Viewpoint of Bioethics and Philosophy of Life
Masahiro Morioka

Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.2, No.1 (March 2012):1-14
[Abstract] [PDF] Open Access

Paper
Why and How Has Hans Jonas Been “Welcomed” in Japan?
: A Reply from Japan to LaFleur’s Interpretation
Tetsuhiko Shinagawa

Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.2, No.1 (March 2012):15-31
[Abstract] [PDF] Open Access

Paper
Heidegger and the Question Concerning Biotechnology
Nathan Van Camp

Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.2, No.1 (March 2012):32-54
[Abstract] [PDF] Open Access

Discussion Paper
Negative Average Preference Utilitarianism
Roger Chao

Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.2, No.1 (March 2012):55-66
[Abstract] [PDF] Open Access

Discussion Paper
Phenomenological Skillful Coping
: Another Counter-Argument to Daniel Dennett’s Heterophenomenology
Jethro Masís

Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.2, No.1 (March 2012):67-91
[Abstract] [PDF] Open Access

Essay
The Degradation of Human Relations Through Instant and Ever-present Communication, and the New Etiquette It Requires
John Shand

Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.2, No.1 (March 2012):92-101
[Abstract] [PDF] Open Access

Essay
Emerson’s Argument for Self-reliance as a Significant Factor in a Flourishing Life
Kathleen O’Dwyer

Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.2, No.1 (March 2012):102-110
[Abstract] [PDF] Open Access

Essay
The Current of the Universe
: Acceptance and Being Here Now
William Irwin

Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.2, No.2 (July 2012):111-118
[Abstract] [PDF] Open Access

Volume 1

Paper
How Ancient Greek Philosophy Can Be Made Relevant to Contemporary Life

James Duerlinger

Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.1, No.1 (March 2011):1-12
[Abstract] [PDF] Open Access

Discussion Paper
Your Money or Your Life
: John McMurtry and Martha Nussbaum on the For-profit Assault upon Life-capabilities

Giorgio Baruchello

Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.1, No.1 (March 2011):13-48
[Abstract] [PDF] Open Access

Paper
Carl Schmitt and Giorgio Agamben

: From Biopolitics to Political Romanticism
Federico Luisetti

Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.1, No.1 (March 2011):49-58
[Abstract] [PDF] Open Access

Discussion Paper
How Should We Think About “Enhancement”?
: Beyond the Proponents vs. Opponents Scheme
Masahiro Inaga
Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.1, No.2 (July 2011):59-73
[Abstract] [PDF] Open Access

Essay
A Valuable and Meaningful Individual Life
John Shand
Journal of Philosophy of Life Vol.1, No.2 (July 2011):74-83
[Abstract] [PDF] Open Access

 

 

Editors

Masahiro Morioka (editor-in-chief), Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University, Japan
Kazuyuki Hosomi, Faculty of Integrated Human Studies, Kyoto University, Japan
Tetsuhiko Shinagawa, Faculty of Letters, Kansai University, Japan

 

Editorial Advisory Board

Bertold Bernreuter, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico
Thaddeus Metz, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Christian Steineck, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Mark Zlomislic, Conestoga College, Canada

 

Bibliographic Data

Title: Journal of Philosophy of Life
ISSN: 2185-4505
Place of Publication: School of Human Sciences, Waseda University, 2-579-15 Mikajima, Tokorozawa-shi, Saitama, 3591192 Japan. (Former: Research Institute for Environmental Philosophy and Philosophical Anthropology, Research Organization for the 21st Century, Osaka Prefecture University. Gakuencho 1-1, Naka-ku, Sakai-shi, Osaka, 5998531 Japan).
Publisher: Project of Philosophy and Contemporary Society, Advanced Research Center for Human Sciences, Waseda University.
Editor-in-chief: Masahiro Morioka
Email: journal[a]philosophyoflife.org
*The first issue of the journal was published on March 24, 2011. This website was established on April 9, 2010.