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Volume 15, Issue 1

Open issue

Visual Art

Katherine Ziff
Artist Statement
ONE: The Maafa
TWO: The Middle Passage
THREE: Bisimbi
FOUR: Breath
FIVE: A Way Forward


Arthur Brown
The Cottonwood
Amy Ash and Callista Buchen
Hunger as Letter
Nightmare as Reverse


George Moore
Education of the Artist
Lawrence Harvey
Scattering the Articles of Textual Law: An interrogation of the poethical turn in the later work of Levinas
Bradley Warfield
Dialogical Dasien: Heidegger on "Being-with," "Discourse," and Solicitude
Archana Barua
Toward a Feminist Critic of Science
Virginia Hromulak
Counter-Turning The Turn of the Screw
Avishek Parui
"Do you see the story?" Consciousness, Cognition and Crisis of Narration in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness
Jessi Snider
Simulation of Life: Laughter and Knowledge in The Custom of the Country
Dominic Ofori
Making Meaning of the Colonial Experience: Reading Things Falling Apart through the Prism of Alfred Schutz's Phenomenology

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Volume 14, Issue 2

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The Look on Their Faces: Transcending Lack in Christopher Nolan's The Prestige
Stuart Joy

The Cinematic Chiasm: Evoking Societal Empathy through the Phenomenological Language of Film
Nisha Gupta

Différance and Paranoia
Kevin Love

Performing Philosophy: Beauvoir's Methodology and its Ethical and Political Implications
Dr. Christine Daigle and Dr. Louise Renée

The Spectacles of Pain and Their Contemporary Forms of Representation
Saulius Geniusas

"Oh, a friend!" Psychotherapy and the Other in the Light of Montaigne's Essays
Rachel Starr

"Dead Tilt: Playing for Keeps at "The Blue Hotel," the Prize and the Price.
Anthony Splendora

"Misplaced Men: Aging and Change in Coetzee's Disgrace and McCarthy's No Country for Old Men"
Robert Scott Stewart and Michael Manson

The Primordial Affirmations of Literature: Merleau-Ponty and Stephen Crane's "The Open Boat"
Arthur A. Brown

Representations of Truth: The Significance of Order in Katherine Anne Porter's The Old Order Stories
Heather Fox


The Triumph of Kafka
Michael Bradburn-Ruster


The Still Life
Emilie Mathis

Hayden Planetarium On Your Old Age
Liz Glodek

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