Journal of The International Association of Transdisciplinary Psychology
- Hope as an Epistemic Virtue Marc Lombardo, United States
Marc Lombardo is a poet, essayist, philosopher, and researcher whose work addresses a broad range of topics including but not limited to political sovereignty, the democratic potentials of emerging technologies, food politics, masculinity, whiteness, and the metaphysics of debt. His articles have appeared in scholarly journals such as Contemporary Pragmatism and Journal of Speculative Philosophy.
- On abortion; or what’s love got to do with it Jeremy Fernando & Nicole Ong, Singapore
Jeremy Fernando is the Jean Baudrillard Fellow at The European Graduate School. He works in the intersections of literature, philosophy, and the media; and is the author of Reflections on (T)error, The Suicide Bomber; and her gift of death, Reading Blindly, and Writing Death. Exploring other media has led him to film, music, and art; and his work has been exhibited in Seoul, Vienna, Hong Kong, and Singapore. He is the general editor of both Delere Press, and the thematic magazine One Imperative; and a Fellow of Tembusu College at The National University of Singapore.Nicole Ong is a graduate student at the English Department of the School of Humanities & Social Sciences at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. She is currently working on a project exploring reading, ethics, and literature.
- In Lieu of Scratching & Sniffing at Art Michael Kearney, Japan
Michael Kearney is an associate professor in the Department of Architecture at Kogakuin University in Tokyo, a steering group member for Interdiscplinary.net, and a research associate professor at SUNY Stony Brook. He obtained his PhD from the University of Limerick, Ireland. He has published numerous articles on identity formation as well as pieces on William S. Burroughs, Charles Bukowski, Lydia Lunch, and the Velvet Underground and Andy Warhol. Book chapters include’The Undermining of a West Briton: The Deconstruction of Joyce’s Gabriel Conroy, Japanese Concept of the Self, Mapping Hybrid Identities: A Matrixing Model for Transculturality, and Designing Identity: An Attempt to Manufacture Singaporeans. He is the editor of the book From Conflict to Recognition: Moving Multiculturalism Forward, and a regular contributor to the thematic magazine One Imperative.BOOK P/RE/VIEW
- Itself Gives: A Review of Dr. Robert Craig Baum’s book “Itself” Matthew Giobbi, United States
Matthew Giobbi is an assistant professor of Communications at The Borough of Manhattan Community College, Lecturer of the history of psychology at Rutgers University (Newark) in New Jersey, and professor of psychology at Mercy College, NYC, United States. He holds an MA degree in psychology from The New School for Social Research, NYC and a Ph.D. in psychoanalytic media theory from the EGS in Switzerland.
- Making Excuses: Criticism and the Psychology of Rationalisation in Cape No. 7 Lim Lee Ching, Singapore
Lim Lee Ching is a lecturer at the SIM University, Singapore, where he works on interdisciplinary pedagogy. His research involves literary aesthetics, the Canon, non-ideological cultural theories, as well as war, violence and peace studies.
- Ways to thinking (the end) Julia Holzl, Germany
Julia Holzl is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the European Graduate School (Saas-Fee/Switzerland), where she received a Dr.phil. in Philosophy, Media, and Communications. Currently pursuing a second doctorate at the Centre for Modern Thought at the University of Aberdeen, she is also a Visiting Professor at Ramkhamhaeng University, Bangkok. Her main interests lie in twentieth-century and contemporary continental philosophy, particularly in/its relation to poetry.
- Making Faces: The Art of Nadine May Lewis Nadine May Lewis
Nadine May Lewis is a native of the Hudson Valley, New York. Currently, she has sketchbooks on international tour with with the Brooklyn Art Library. She has poetry and photography books available at Blurb.com. Nadine works out of the Counter Culture Kids Studio, and is a member of the Art Society of Kingston. Photography, painting, and poetry have always been her biggest passion; her works are visceral explorations of sexuality, myth and creation using the human form as a platform for deeper inspection. She sees the body image as being part of creation and therefore tantamount to creativity.Often her work is playful, finding forms of the body replicated in architecture and plants. She thoroughly enjoys art work and poetry, although her greatest creations by far are Eamon and Nora her two children. She is married to filmmaker and media professor Gregory Bray.