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 long way wanting being common yet easily parochial on the fee of the non-Western international. Transversality is intercultural, interspecific, interdisciplinary, and intersensorial. Transversal Rationality and Intercultural Texts skill to remodel the very method of philosophizing itself through infusing or hybridizing a number of traditions within the background of the world. Like no different student, Jung bridges the space among Asian and Western cultures. what's regularly known as “comparative philosophy” is not only a missed department of philosophy; it really is poised to notably rework the very notion of philosophy itself.