By Hwa Yol Jung
Transversality is the key-phrase that permeates the spirit of those 13 essays spanning nearly part a century, from 1965 to 2009. The essays are exploratory and experimental in nature and are supposed to be a transversal linkage among phenomenology and East Asian philosophy.
Transversality is the concept dispels all ethnocentrisms, together with Eurocentrism. within the globalizing international of multiculturalism, Eurocentric universalism falls a ways wanting being common yet easily parochial on the rate of the non-Western international. Transversality is intercultural, interspecific, interdisciplinary, and intersensorial. Transversal Rationality and Intercultural Texts skill to remodel the very manner of philosophizing itself through infusing or hybridizing a number of traditions within the background of the world.
Like no different student, Jung bridges the distance among Asian and Western cultures. what's regularly referred to as “comparative philosophy” isn't just a ignored department of philosophy; it truly is poised to noticeably rework the very notion of philosophy itself.