[Humanities] Special Issue "New Encounters Between Philosophy and Literature II"

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Call for Papers
November 1, 2017
Subject Fields: 
Humanities, Philosophy, Literature

Dear Colleagues,

Humanities (ISSN 2076-0787) is currently running a Special Issue "New Encounters Between Philosophy and Literature II" which is guest edited by Prof. Dr. Krzysztof Ziarek of University at Buffalo.

"This Special Issue plans to continue and develop the theme of “New Encounters Between Philosophy and Literature.” The first Special Issue on this topic brought together ten essays, ranging from texts examining this topic in Ancient Chinese thought to essays on Benjamin, Fanon, empire, metaphor, avant-garde poetry, and even The Hunger Games. Although it can be argued that the tension between philosophy and literature is intrinsically Western--pace Plato, who mentions the then already “old” quarrel between philosophy and poetry—it nonetheless provides a productive frame for questioning such fundamental terms as ”experience,” “reality,” “truth,” and their different articulations in diverse traditions..."

For further reading, please visit the Special Issue website: http://www.mdpi.com/journal/humanities/special_issues/literature_II

The manuscript delivery deadline is 1 November 2017.

We cordially invite you to contribute to this volume. If you have any questions, please contact the guest editor Prof. Dr. Krzysztof Ziarek (kziarek@buffalo.edu) or the journal editor Ms. Jie Gu (humanities@mdpi.com).

When your paper is ready, please submit it through the following link:


On behalf of the editorial team,

Kind regards,

Jie Gu

Senior Assistant Editor

Ms. Jie Gu
MDPI Branch Office, Beijing
Humanities Editorial Office
Tel. + 86 10 81521170
E-mail: humanities@mdpi.com

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