Current Issues

Vol. 43, No. 1 (Spring 2020)
Prof. P. S. Sastri Birth Centenary Commemoration Volume

Peter Lamarque – On Not Being Too Formalistic About Aesthetic Value
Garry L. Hagberg – Hume, Aesthetic Perception, and Our Disputations of Taste: An Exposition
Thomas W. Leddy – Johann Herder’s Sculpture, Somaesthetics and Everyday Aesthetics
Robert R. Clewis – How to Distinguish and Reconcile Sensitive and Conceptual Taste
Laura T. Di Summa-Knoop – Aesthetics and Ethics: On the Power of Aesthetic Features
Georgios Tsagdis – Tears of Potentiality, Love of Liquid Rupture
Subhasree Dash & Bibhudatta Dash – Metaphysics of Moksa: A Philosophical Anatomy of the Concept of Liberation in the Bhagavad Gita
Ikea M. Johnson – Revisiting Recognition: Buddhist Philosophy in Alice Walker’s The Color Purple
Pooja Mittal Biswas – Salman Rushdie as Diasporic Myth-Maker: Myth and Memory in Midnight’s Children
Shouvik Narayan Hore – William Wordsworth, “Yew Trees” and the Menace of the Sublime

Nicole A. Hall – Why we Shouldn’t Give up on Aesthetic Experience
Washington Morales Maciel – On Narrative Opacity and Literary Truth
Yanping Gao – Affect, Asia, and Disability: Roots and Issues of Somaesthetics: Conversations with Richard Shusterman

Himansu Mohapatra – The Adventures of the Man in Gold: Paths Between Art and Life, A Philosophical Tale. By Richard Shusterman and Yann Toma.
Barbara Leonardi – Stanley Cavell on Aesthetic Understanding. By Garry L. Hagberg (Ed.).
Ryan Mitchell Wittingslow – Hegel’s Aesthetics: The Art of Idealism. By Lydia L. Moland.
Namrata Chaturvedi – Epistemology and Linguistics: Bhartåhari, Structuralism and Poststructuralism. By Prabha Shankar Dwivedi.
Malcolm Keating – Categories, Creation and Cognition in Vaiçeñika Philosophy. By ShashiPrabha Kumar.
Ikea M. Johnson – Women and Buddhist Philosophy: Engaging Zen Master Kim IryOp. By Jin Y. Park.
Shouvik Narayan Hore – The Sublime Reader. By Robert R. Clewis (Ed.).
Pietro Terzi – Adorno and Popular Music: A Constellation of Perspectives. By C. Campbell, S. Gandesha and S. Marino (Eds.).
Shouvik Narayan Hore – Philosophy and Poetry: Continental Perspectives. By Ranjan Ghosh (Ed.).
Kenneth Nsah – Plants in Contemporary Poetry: Ecocriticism and the Botanical Imagination. By John Charles Ryan.
Ankita Sundriyal – Unforgetting Chaitanya: Vaishnavism and Cultures of Devotion in Colonial Bengal. By Varuni Bhatia.
Bansidhar Deep – Ambedkar and Other Immortals: An Untouchable Research Programme. By Soumyabrata Choudhury.

P. S. Sastri – The End of Lyric Poetry (1980)


Vol. 42, No. 2 (Autumn 2019)
Prof. Martin Jay 75th Birth Anniversary Felicitation Volume


Peter E. Gordon – “Post-Structuralism was never a Unified Movement with a Single Perspective”: Conversations with Martin Jay

Martin Jay – Timbremelancholy: Walter Benjamin and the Fate of Philately

Didier Maleuvre – The Disappearance of 1984

Keith Moser – Edgar Morin’s “Complex Thought”: A Blueprint for Reconstituting our Ecological Self in the Anthropocene Epoch?

Andrew J. Ball – Listening by Echo: Voice, Eidetic Image, and the Retrospective Self

Michael R. Spicher – Hope Coming On: Reflecting Nihilism

Anway Mukhopadhyay – Everyday Aesthetics and the Indic Goddess Traditions: An Aurobindonian Approach

Isaac Joslin – Aesthetics and Intertexts of Resistance and Liberation in the African Diaspora: Hip-Hop and Créolité

Vicky Panossian – Paralleling Aesthetics: Vestiges of Nineteenth-Century England in Blake’s Illustrations of Dante’s Inferno

Galin Penev – The Iconic Meaning of Hypostasis: Notes on a Definition of Icon

Anirban Ray – Cleopatra VII Philopator’s Final Moments: Depictions in Five Paintings

Ikea M. Johnson – Buddhist Recognition in Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man

Salvatore Giuffré – A Brief Transcultural Reading of the Greek Myth of Orpheus and his Quest in the Modern Sonnets of Feng Zhi

Shouvik Narayan Hore – “The Method of ‘Ecstasy’” and Keats’ ‘Ode on Melancholy’

Sylvia Borissova – Aesthetics of Dress: Dress as Poetic Object, Paradigmatic Body Form, and Basic Archetype for Living

Max RynnänenRasafication: The Aesthetic Manipulation of our Everyday

Shouvik Narayan HoreTheory of The Lyric (Jonathan Culler)

Simone Puleo & Jaron MurphyFictional Characters, Real Problems: The Search for Ethical Content in Literature (Garry L. Hagberg)

Matteo RavasioWittgenstein on Aesthetic Understanding (Garry L. Hagberg)

Stuart Walton & Maximilian HuschkeAdorno and Existence (Peter E. Gordon)

Devika Brendon & Tiago ClarianoThe Opacity of Narrative (Peter Lamarque)

Ton KruseThe Aesthetics of Meaning and Thought: The Bodily Roots of Philosophy, Science, Morality and Art (Mark Johnson)

Manisha MishraBasanti: Writing the New Woman (Trans. Himansu S. Mohapatra And Paul St-Pierre)

Barbara LeonardiJames Hogg and British Romanticism: A Kaleidoscopic Art (Meiko O’halloran)

Pragya GhoshWhy We Dance: A Philosophy of Bodily Becoming (Kimerer L. Lamothe)

Pragya GhoshConsidering Ethics in Dance, Theatre and Performance (Fiona Bannon)

Vijeta SainiShakespeare and Indian Cinemas: Local Habitations (Poonam Trivedi And Paromita Chakravarti)

Xiongbo ShiAesthetics and Art: Traditional and Contemporary China in a Comparative Perspective (Jianping Gao)

Aaron Lee MooreLiterature and Literary Theory in Contemporary China (Zhang Jiong)

Nikolina Deleva​ – An Old Melody in a New Song: Aesthetics and the Art of Psychology (Luca Tateo)

Ankita Sundriyal & Shouvik Narayan HoreThe Goddess in Hindu-Tantric Traditions: Devi as Corpse (Anway Mukhopadhyay)

Martin Jay – Habermas and Postmodernism (1988)


Vol. 42, No. 1 (Spring 2019)

Prof. Jonathan Culler 75th Birth Anniversary Felicitation Volume


Jonathan Culler – Lyric, Language, Culture

Didier Maleuvre – Bougainville Against the Tide

James Wetzel – At the Crossroads of Contentment: Variations on an Augustinian Theme

Jerold J. Abrams – Philosophy of Prehistoric Painting and Cinema: Werner Herzog’s Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Michel Dion – Rousseau and Goethe: Developing Ethical Leadership and Promoting the Right Balance Between Reason and Sentiment

Prabha Shankar Dwivedi – Ontology of Dialogic Inquisition: A Study in Relation to Kena and Prasna Upanisads, and Bergsonism

Yanping Gao – Between Matter and Hand: On Gaston Bachelard’s Theory of Material Imagination

Arkady Nedel – The Limits of the Circle: Master, Slave and Death in Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit

Khedidja Chergui – Know Thyself: Patterns of Anagnorisis in the Dramatic Expression of Euripides, Shakespeare and Wole Soyinka

Solomon Olaniyan & Gabriel Olaniyan – The Trope of Pensioners’ Plight in Gabriel Marquez’ No One Writes To The Colonel and Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo’s Trafficked

Matti Itkonen – The Quintessential Kalastajatorppa: A Cinematic Journey into a Time and a Space

Rocco A. Astore – Arguments Contrary to Spinoza’s View of Time and Free-Will through the Philosophy of Henri Bergson

Amina Hussain – Theorising Post-truth: A Postmodern Phenomenon

Shouvik Narayan Hore – Henry David Thoreau and the Metaphysics of Imagination

Ankita Sundriyal – Admiration to Love, Love to Matrimony: A Russellian Reading of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice  


Prabha Shankar DwivediA Student’s Handbook of Indian Aesthetics (Neerja A. Gupta)

Sylvia BorissovaPolitics and Aesthetics of the Female Form, 1908–1918 (Georgina Williams)

Nandan Rosario & Sunaina AryaA Philosophy of Autobiography: Body and Text (Aakash Singh Rathore)


Harold Osborne – Aesthetic Perception (1978)