New APA Newsletter on Asian and Asian American Philosophers and Philosophies

From the Editors

  • “Editors’ Introduction: What Is It Like to Be a Philosopher of Asian Descent?,” A. Minh Nguyen and Yarran Hominh


  • “The Rock on My Chest,” M. Ashraf Adeel
  • “The Not-So-Lonely Journey of a Japanese American Philosopher,” Kenneth Aizawa
  • “Fashioning Oneself as a Philosopher of Asian Descent,” Yubraj Aryal
  • “The Unbearable Lightness of Being an Asian American Philosophy,” Prasanta S. Bandyopadhyay
  • “What Does It Mean to Be a Philosopher of Filipina American Descent?” Celia T. Bardwell-Jones
  • “What Am I?” Julianne Chung
  • “One Life in Philosophy,” Kenny Easwaran
  • “Philosophy, Liberation, and Other Roads Less Travelled: Being Asian in Philosophy,” Saba Fatima
  • “Thinking While Asian,” Dien Ho
  • “Does He Get Paid?” Masato Ishida
  • “In Praise of Teachers,” Yoichi Ishida
  • “Mixed, But Not Diluted,” Justin Khoo
  • “Frenemy Philosophy,” David H. Kim
  • “Criss-Crossing the Philosophical Borderlines: What Is It Like to Be a Philosopher of Asian Descent?” Halla Kim
  • “Making Meaning of Practices in Academic Philosophy,” Monika Kirloskar-Steinbach
  • “A Small Act of Rebellion Toward Philosophy as a Gift,” Emily S. Lee
  • “How I Came to Be a Philosopher,” Mi-Kyoung (Mitzi) Lee
  • “From Accidental to Integral: My Journey with Doing Philosophy,” Keya Maitra
  • “Breathing Living History into Haunted Places,” Gary Mar
  • “Facing Challenges and Re-Advancing: Toward Constructive Engagement,” Bo Mou
  • “The Past, the Present, and the Owl of Minerva,” Karen Ng
  • “Ambiguity, Alienation, and Authenticity,” Anthony Nguyen
  • “My Philosophy Journey to the West,” Ann A. Pang-White
  • “Doing Philosophy at the Margin,” Jin Y. Park
  • “My Journey Across the Pacific,” Yuriko Saito
  • “The Fluidity of Identity: Moving Toward a Philosophy of Race,” Falguni A. Sheth
  • “‘Wogs’ and Philosophers,” Saam Trivedi
  • “The Story of One Male Asian American Philosopher,” Anand Jayprakash Vaidya
  • “Fit or Flight: Ethical Decision-Making as a Model Minority,” Audrey Yap

Memorial Notice

  • “In Memoriam: Jaegwon Kim (1934–2019),” Paul Guyer, Justin Broakes, and Bernard Reginster

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2 thoughts on “New APA Newsletter on Asian and Asian American Philosophers and Philosophies

  1. These essays are really a delight to read. I thank the authors for their candid and often touching accounts of their personal and professional experiences. I wish I had had the time to contribute, but my administrative work has kept me from doing much of the writing that I enjoy. This volume is a real treasure. Great work, Minh and Yarran!

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