Volume 9, Issue 1 (Spring 2018) Has Been Published

Volume 9, Issue 1 of the Journal was published in the Spring semester of 2018. The issue includes the following articles:

  • Lauren Eichler  “Countering Genocidal Dehumanization: Paulo Freire and Thomas Norton-Smith on Humans and Animals”
  • Robert Sinclair  “North American Idealism and the Search for a Practical Philosophy”
  • Raúl Trejo-Villalobos “¿Qué es la filosofía? Una introducción a la filosofía Mexicana del siglo XX”
  • Roberto Sánchez Benítez “La otredad en Octavio Paz: surrealismo, psicoanálisi y ontología”
  • Jules Simon “The Institutionalizing of NAFTA: 20 Years of Violence and ‘Other’ Injustices”

There are also two book reviews:

  • Katherine A. Gordy: Living Ideology in Cuba: Socialism in Principle and Practice: University of Michigan Press, 2015. pp.296, paperback, $40.95. ISBN: 978-0-472-05261-5 review by Joshua Simon
  • George Ciccariello-Maher: Decolonizing Dialectics: Duke University Press, 2017. pp.256, paperback, $23.95. ISBN: 978-0-8223-6243-2 review by Benjamin P. Davis

A translation:

  • Luis Villoro  “Estadios en el reconocimiento del otro” translated by Sierra Nilsson

And a memorial:

  • Antón Donoso by Gail Presbey

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Volume 8, Issue 2 (Fall, 2017) Has Been Published

Volume 8, Issue 2 of the Journal was published in the Fall semester of 2017.   The issue includes the following articles:

Ernesto Rosen Velásquez “Dussel’s Metaphysics of Alterity and the Aesthetics of Liberation”
Linda Martín Alcoff “Vallega, Dussel, and Radical Exteriority”
Eduardo Mendieta “Macondo Time: Alterity, the Coloniality of Time and Chronotopologies”
Alejandro Vallega “Radical Intelligibility and the Limit of Philosophy in Latin America”
Omar Rivera “Interpreting Enrique Dussel’s Transmodernity”

There is also a book review:

Juliet Hooker: Theorizing Race in the Americas: Douglass, Sarmiento, Du Bois, and
Vasconcelos by Juliet Hooker, New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. P. 296,
hardcover $53.00. ISBN: 9780190633691 by Katherine Adams

And a translation:

Luis Villoro “Filosofia y Dominacion” by Diana A. Yarzagaray

Call for Papers

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Volume 8, Issue 1 (Spring, 2017) Has Been Published

Volume 8, Issue 1 of the Journal was published in the Spring semester of 2017.  The issue includes the following articles:

  • Christopher D. Tirres “At the Crossroads of Liberation Theology and Liberation Philosophy: José Carlos Mariátegui’s “New Sense” of Religion”
  • John Kaiser Ortiz “Sor Juana’s Solitude: A Case Study in Existentialist Syncretism”
  • Andres Muro “Towards a Liberatory Pedagogy Grounded on a Husserlian Phenomenology”

The issue also includes three book reviews:

  • Mariana Ortega: In-Between: Latina Feminist Phenomenology, Multiplicity, and the Self, State University of New York Press, 2016. Pp. 296, paperback $24.95. ISBN:
    978-1438459769 by Stephanie Rivera Berruz
  • Christopher Tirres: The Aesthetics and Ethics of Faith: A Dialogue between Liberationist and Pragmatic Thought, New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. Pp. 240, hardcover $58.58. ISBN: 978-0199352531 by Raúl Zegarra
  • Jacoby Adeshei Carter: African American Contributions to the Americas’ Cultures: A Critical Edition of Lectures by Alain Locke (African American Philosophy and the African Diaspora), Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. Pp. 184, hardcover $90. ISBN: 978-1137525185 by Michael Monahan

And there is also one translation:

  • Luis Villoro “El Significado del Silencio” by Sierra Nilsson

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Volume 7, Issue 2 (Fall, 2016) has been Published

Volume 7, Issue 2 of the Journal was published in the Fall semester of 2016.  The theme for this issue is Race, Ethnicity, and Latino Identity: A Conversation with Jorge J. E. Gracia.  The issue includes the following articles:

Table of Contents

  • Iván Jaksić “Working with Jorge J.E. Gracia”
  • Naomi Zack “Where in Our Discourse and How Should We Posit ‘Race?’”
  • Steve Tammelleo “The Social Construction of Race and Ethnicity: A Reply to Jorge Gracia”
  • Jorge J. E. Gracia, “Debating Race, Ethnicity, and Latino Identity: A Response to Iván Jaksić, Naomi Zack, and Steve Tammelleo.”

Authors’ Bios
Call for Papers

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Volume 7, Issue 1 (Spring, 2016) has been Published

Volume 7, Issue 1 of the Journal was published in the Spring semester of 2016.  The issue includes the following papers and articles:

  • Carlos Alberto Sánchez “20th Century Mexican Philosophy: Features, Themes, Tasks”
  • Mario Teodoro Ramírez “Luis Villoro y la filosofía latinoamericana”
  • Guillermo Hurtado “The Labyrinth of Solitude: Construction and Deconstruction”
  • Frederick Mills “The Development of Human Life in Enrique Dussel’s Politics of Liberation”

Book Review

  • James Maffie: Aztec Philosophy: Understanding a World in Motion, Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2014. Pp. 608, paperback $35. ISBN: 978-1607324614 by Alejandro Santana

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Volume 6, Issue 1 (Spring, 2015) Published

Volume 6, Issue 1 of the Journal was published in the Spring semester of 2015.  The issue includes the following papers and articles:

  • Formal Table of Contents
  • Sergio A. Gallegos Ordorica “Prospects of a Dusselian Ethics of Liberation among US Minorities: The Case of Affirmative Action in Higher Education”
  • Terrance MacMullan “Pragmatism as Gunship Philosophy: José Vasconcelos’ Critique
  • of John Dewey”
  • Lori Gallegos “Sketch of a Decolonial Environmentalism: Challenging the Colonial Conception of Nature through the Biocultural Perspective”
  • Joseph Avski “Fernando González y el cuerpo”

Book Reviews

Sobre Naturaleza y conducta humana de José Miguel Esteban, Bloomington: Palibro
LLC, 2013. Paperback $30.95. ISBN: 978-1463345594 by Nalliely Hernández

Carlos Pereda: La filosofía en México en el siglo XX: Apuntes de un participante,
Historia, 2010. Paperback 18$. ISBN: 978-6075160542 by Amy Reed-Sandoval

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Volume 5, Issue 2 (Fall, 2014) Published

Volume 5, Issue 2 of the Journal was published in the Fall semester of 2014. The issue includes the following papers and articles:

  • Formal Table of Contents
  • Fact, Propaganda, or Legitimate Aspiration?: Frondizi on the Philosophic Unity of the Two Americas by Terrance MacMullan
  • Miguel de Unamuno and William James, el gran pensador yanqui by Mariana Alessandri
  • Clothing the Other in Dignity: Centeotl, NAFTA, and the Primacy of Tradition by Carlos Alberto Sanchez
  • Por un intento de subversión interpretativa: Una crítica decolonial a la forma de producir conocimiento social by Mariana Ortecho

Book Reviews

  • Carlos Alberto Sánchez: The Suspension of Seriousness: On the Phenomenology of Jorge Portilla, with a translation of Fenomenología del relajo, Albany: State University of New York Press, 2012. Pp. 227, hardcover $70. ISBN: 978-1-4384-4467-3 by Robert Eli Sanchez
  • La filosofía en su tiempo, Coordinado por Félix Valdez García, Yohanka León del Rio. RUTH Casa Editorial. Editorial Ciencias Sociales, Instituto Cubano del Libro. La Habana, Cuba. 2012 by Antonio Correa Iglesias

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Volume 5, Issue 1 (Spring, 2014) Published

Volume 5, Issue 1 of the Journal was published in the Spring semester of 2014. The issue includes the following papers and articles:

  • Formal Table of Contents and Introduction
  • Moving Philosophies: Bridging Latin American and U.S. Latino/a Thought by Adriana Novoa and Andrea J. Pitts
  • Extending into Space: The Materiality of Language and the Arrival of Latina/o Bodies by Stephanie Rivera Berruz
  • Laclau, Populism, and Emancipation: From Latin America to the U.S. Latino/A Context by Adam Burgos
  • Seeking Latina Origins: The Philosophical Context of Identity by Amy A. Oliver
  • Toward an Aesthetics of Race: Bridging the Writings of Gloria Anzaldzúa and José Vasconcelos by Andrea J. Pitts
  • Places of Resistance, Bodies of Assimilation: Spanish American History in Gloria Anzaldúa’s Thought by Adriana Novoa
  • Image Credits for this Issue
  • Contributor’s Biographies

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Volume 4, Issue 1 (Spring, 2013) Published

Volume 4, Issue 1 of the Journal was published in the Spring semester of 2013. The issue includes the following papers and articles:

  • Formal Table of Contents
  • Taking Economic Social Rights Seriously: A Way to Fight Poverty by Paulette Dieterlen
  • Todo a relajo: Jorge Mañach and Metaphysical Rebellion by Adam Glover
  • The Philosophical Polemic in Havana Revisited by Vicente Medina
  • Art in Inquiry: John Dewey, Soviet Russia, and the Trotsky Commission by David A. Granger
  • The Rhetorical Function of Law for the Boundaries of Tolerance by João Maurício Adeodato

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Volume 3, Issue 2 (Fall, 2012) Published

Volume 3, Issue 2 of the Journal was published in the Fall semester of 2012.  The issue includes the following papers and articles:

  • Formal Table of Contents
  • Dewey in Mexico: An Introduction by Gregory F. Pappas
  • Dewey’s Encounter with Trotsky by Richard J. Bernstein
  • Dewey and Trotsky: Truth is Not a Bourgeois Ideal by Larry A. Hickman
  • In London Street: The Dewey-Trotsky Encounter in Politics and Praxis by Kevin S. Decker
  • Dividing Walls and Unifying Murals: Diego Rivera and John Dewey on the Restoration of Art within Life by Terrance MacMullan
  • Hermeneutic Migrations: Jose Gaos on Heidegger and Dewey by Santiago Rey
  • A Pedagogy of Freedom: John Dewey and Experimental Rural Education by Nathan Crick with David Tarvin
  • John Dewey in Mexico: Nation-Building, Schooling, and the State by Kyle Greenwalt
  • John Dewey’s Influence in Mexico: Rural Schooling, ‘Community,’ And the Vitality of Context by Deron Boyles

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