Aesthetics / Philosophy of Art and Literature
A1  ‘Imagining Reality in Virginia Woolf’s To the Lighthouse’ (1982) pdf
A2  ‘Viewing Paintings, Watching Films’ (1984) pdf
A3  ‘Ways of Japanese Thinking’ (1995) pdf
A4  ‘The Role of Rock in the Japanese Dry Landscape Garden: A Philosophical Essay’ (2000) pdf
A5  ‘Japanese Aesthetics’ (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 2005/2011) pdf
A6  ‘The Symphonic Structure of  Nietzsche’s Thus Spoke Zarathustra’ (2008) pdf
A7  ‘Thinking like a Stone: Learning from the Zen Rock Garden’ (2008) pdf
A8  ‘Thinking Images: Doing Philosophy in Film and Video’ (2009) pdf
A9  ‘Savoring Tastes: Appreciating Food in Japan’ (2017) pdf

A10 'The Role of Stone in the Chinese Rock Garden' (2020) pdf

 

Buddhist and Zen Philosophy
B1  ‘The Transmutation of Emotion in Rinzai Zen and Nietzsche’ (1990) pdf
B2  ‘Nietzsche and Zen Master Hakuin on the Roles of Emotion and Passion’ (1995) pdf
B3  ‘The Role of Rock in the Japanese Dry Landscape Garden: A Philosophical Essay’ (2000) pdf
B4  ‘Nietzsche and Early Buddhism’, and an exchange with Robert G. Morrison’ (2000) pdf 
B5  ‘Nature and the Human “Redivinized”: Mahāyāna Buddhist Themes in Thus Spoke Zarathustra’ (2000) pdf
B6  ‘Dōgen’s “Mountains and Waters as Sūtras” (Sansui-kyō)’ (2009) pdf
B7  ‘Body-Mind and Buddha-Nature: Dōgen’s Deeper Ecology’ (2010) pdf
B8  ‘Nuclear Power after Fukushima 2011: Promethean and Buddhist Perspectives’ (2012) pdf
B9  ‘Awe and Humility in the Face of Things: Somatic Practice in East-Asian Philosophies’ (2012) pdf
B10  ‘Kūkai and Dōgen as Exemplars of Ecological Engagement’ (2013) pdf
B11  An Exchange with Bret W. Davis on Nietzsche and Zen (2015) pdf
B12  ‘Dōgen’s Shushōgi, paragraph 29’ (2016) pdf

 

Comparative / Intercultural Philosophy 

(Well, most of the essays fall under this heading ...)

C1  ‘Heidegger and Asian Thought – Introduction’ (Reflections on Comparative Philosophy, 1987) pdf
C2  ‘Facing the Masks: Persona and Self in Nietzsche, Rilke and Mishima’ (1987) pdf
C3  ‘Between Nationalism and Nomadism: Wondering about the Languages of Philosophy’ (1991) pdf
C4  ‘Facing the Self with Masks: Perspectives on the Personal from Nietzsche and the Japanese’ (1996) pdf
C5  ‘Nietzsche and East Asian Thought: Influences, Impacts, and Resonances’ (1996) pdf
C6  ‘Death and Detachment:  Montaigne, Zen, Heidegger and the Rest’  (1998) pdf
C7  ‘Confucian and Daoist, Stoic and Epicurean: Some Parallels in Ways of Living’ (2019) pdf

 

Daoist Philosophy
D1  ‘The Wandering Dance: Chuang-Tzu and Zarathustra’ (1983) pdf
D2  ‘Thoughts on the Way: Being and Time via Lao-Chuang’ (1987) pdf      
D3  ‘Human/Nature in Nietzsche and Taoism’ (1989) pdf
D4  ‘Thinking Rocks, Living Stones: Reflections on Chinese Lithophilia’ (2005) pdf
D5  ‘Lao-Zhuang and Heidegger on Nature and Technology’ (2012) pdf
D6  ‘Awe and Humility in the Face of Things: Somatic Practice in East-Asian Philosophies’ (2012) pdf
D7  ‘Zhuangzi and Nietzsche on the Human and Nature’ (2013) pdf
D8  ‘The Art of Rulership in the Context of Heaven and Earth’ (2018) pdf
D9  ‘In the Light of Heaven before Sunrise: Zhuangzi and Nietzsche on Transperspectival Experience’ (2020) pdf

 

Environmental / Philosophies of Nature
E1  ‘Human/Nature in Nietzsche and Taoism’ (1989) pdf
E2  ‘Floods of Life around Granite of Fate: Nietzsche and Emerson as Thinkers of Nature’ (1997) pdf
E3  ‘Staying Loyal to the Earth: Nietzsche as an Ecological Thinker’ (1998) pdf
E4  ‘Winds, Waters, and Earth-Energies: Fengshui and Sense of Place’ (2003) pdf
E5  ‘Thinking Rocks, Living Stones: Reflections on Chinese Lithophilia’ (2005) pdf
E6  ‘Nietzsche’s Environmental Philosophy: A Trans-European Perspective’ (2005) pdf
E7  ‘The Awareness of Rock: East-Asian Understandings and Implications’ (2009)
E8  ‘Body-Mind and Buddha-Nature: Dōgen’s Deeper Ecology’ (2010) pdf 
E9  ‘From Earth’s Veins to the Body’s Meridians: Classical Chinese Views of the Environment and Health’ (2010) pdf
E10  ‘Lao-Zhuang and Heidegger on Nature and Technology’ (2012) pdf
E11  ‘Zhuangzi and Nietzsche on the Human and Nature’ (2013) pdf
E12  ‘Kūkai and Dōgen as Exemplars of Ecological Engagement’ (2013) pdf
E13  ‘Heidegger and Nishitani on Nature and Technology’ (2013) pdf
E14   ‘The Politics of Global Warming: (1) Climate Science and Climate Scepticism’ (2013) pdf
E15   ‘The Politics of Global Warming: (2) Two Obstacles to Circumvent’ (2013) pdf
E16  ‘The Art of Rulership in the Context of Heaven and Earth’ (2018) pdf

 

Martin Heidegger
H1  ‘Heidegger and Asian Thought – Introduction’ (1987) pdf
H2  ‘Thoughts on the Way: Being and Time via Lao-Chuang’ (1987) pdf  
H3  ‘Heidegger and Asian Thought: Afterwords—Language’ (1987) pdf
H4  ‘Heidegger and Japanese Thought: How Much Did He Know, and When Did He Know It?’ (1992) pdf
H5  ‘Rising Sun over Black Forest: Heidegger’s Japanese Connections’ (1996) pdf
H6  ‘Death and Detachment: Montaigne, Zen, Heidegger and the Rest’ (1998) pdf
H7  ‘Heidegger and Japanese Fascism: An Unsubstantiated Connection’ (2010) pdf
H8  ‘Lao-Zhuang and Heidegger on Nature and Technology’ (2012) pdf
H9  ‘Heidegger and Nishitani on Nature and Technology’ (2013) pdf

 

Kyoto School (Nishitani, Kuki, Miki)
K1  ‘Nietzsche and Nishitani on the Self through Time’ (1984) pdf
K2  ‘Nishitani Keiji: Citizen of the Cosmos?! (1992) pdf
K3  ‘Nietzsche and Nishitani on the Self-Overcoming of Nihilism’ (1993) pdf
K4  ‘The Putative Fascism of the Kyoto School and the Political Correctness of the Modern Academy’ (1997) pdf
K5  Review: Leslie Pincus, Authenticating Culture in Imperial Japan: Kuki Shūzō & the Rise of National Aesthetics (1997) pdf
K6  ‘Nietzsche and Nishitani on Nihilism and Tradition’ (1997) pdf
K7  ‘The Definite Internationalism of the Kyoto School: Changing Attitudes in the Contemporary Academy’ (2008) pdf
K8  ‘Heidegger and Japanese Fascism: An Unsubstantiated Connection’ (2010) pdf
K9  ‘Heidegger and Nishitani on Nature and Technology’ (2013) pdf
K10  ‘Nishitani Keiji: Practicing Philosophy as a Matter of Life and Death’ (2015/2020) pdf

 

Friedrich Nietzsche
N1  ‘The Overflowing Soul: Images of Transformation in Nietzsche’s Zarathustra’ (1983) pdf
N2  ‘The Wandering Dance: Chuang-Tzu and Zarathustra’ (1983) pdf
N3  ‘Nietzsche and Nishitani on the Self through Time’ (1984) pdf
N4  ‘A Cast of Many: Nietzsche and Depth-Psychological Pluralism’ (1989) pdf
N5  ‘Human/Nature in Nietzsche and Taoism’ (1989) pdf
N6  ‘The Transmutation of Emotion in Rinzai Zen and Nietzsche’ (1990) pdf
N7  ‘Ordering the Psyche Polytic: Choices of Inner Regime for Plato and Nietzsche’ (1991) pdf
N8  Nietzsche and Asian Thought — Introduction: ‘The Orientation of the Nietzschean Text’ (1991) pdf
N9  ‘The Early Reception of Nietzsche’s Philosophy in Japan’ (Nietzsche and Asian Thought) pdf
N10  ‘Nietzsche and Nishitani on the Self-Overcoming of Nihilism’ (1993) pdf
N11  Composing the Soul  IX: ‘Archaic Casts and Psychical Regimes’ (1994) pdf
N12  ‘Nietzsche and Zen Master Hakuin on the Roles of Emotion and Passion’ (1995) pdf
N13  ‘Nietzsche on the Fabric(ation) of Experience’ (1995) pdf
N14  ‘Facing the Self with Masks: Perspectives on the Personal from Nietzsche and the Japanese’ (1996) pdf
N15  ‘Nietzsche and East Asian Thought: Influences, Impacts, and Resonances’ (1996) pdf   
N16  ‘Floods of Life around Granite of Fate: Nietzsche and Emerson as Thinkers of Nature’ (1997) pdf
N17  ‘Staying Loyal to the Earth: Nietzsche as an Ecological Thinker’ (1998) pdf
N18  ‘Nietzsche and Early Buddhism’, and an exchange with Robert G. Morrison (2000) pdf 
N19  ‘Nature and the Human ‘Redivinized’: Mahāyāna Buddhist Themes in Thus Spoke Zarathustra’ (2000) pdf
N20  ‘Nietzsche’s Environmental Philosophy: A Trans-European Perspective’ (2005) pdf
N21  ‘Introduction’ to Nietzsche’s Thus Spoke Zarathustra (2005) pdf
N22  ‘The Symphonic Structure of Thus Spoke Zarathustra’ (2008) pdf
N23  ‘Nietzsche, Panpsychism and Pure Experience: An East-Asian Contemplative Perspective’ (2011) pdf
N24  ‘Zhuangzi and Nietzsche on the Human and Nature’ (2013) pdf
N25  ‘Nietzsche and the Family’ (2013) pdf
N26  ‘Nietzsche’s Care for Stone: The Dead, Dance, and Flying’ (2013) pdf
N27  An Exchange with Bret W. Davis on Nietzsche and Zen (2015) pdf
N28  ‘In the Light of Heaven before Sunrise: Zhuangzi and Nietzsche on Transperspectival Experience’ (2020) pdf

 

 

Transcripts of Conversations

T1  Conversation between Horst Hutter and Graham Parkes on Nietzsche and Zarathustra (Vienna, 2006)  pdf

T2  ‘Where the butterfly meets the moth’, interview with Colleen Fitzpatrick on East-Asian arts & aesthetics (2013)  pdf

T3  ‘Performing Philosophy in Asian Traditions’, an email conversation with Arno Böhler and Adam Loughnane (2014)  pdf