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Volume 1, Number 1

Spring 2022

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EDITORS' INTRODUCTION TO THE FIRST ISSUE

Robert Eli Sanchez, Jr. and Carlos Alberto Sánchez   View Article  |

VALUING MEXICAN PHILOSOPHY: SUSPECT ENDEAVOR OR LIFE-AFFIRMING PATH?

This essay begins by juxtaposing Mexican philosophy with world philosophies and philosophy writ large, offers an assessment of salient moments in the history of Mexican philosophy (including indigenous contributions, Sor Juana, anti-positivist thinkers, and innovative philosophical concepts/terms) and suggests their applicability to North American life.

Amy A. Oliver  |  View Article  |            

IF ARISTOTLE HAD COOKED: THE PHILOSOPHY OF SOR JUANA

This article focuses on four recurring themes in the philosophy of Sor Juana Inez de la Cruz: a socially situated picture of knowledge production, the social construction of gender, a limited form of skepticism about revisionist theology, and the nature of obedience and self-control.

Manuel Vargas   View Article  |     

NOTAS PARA UNA CRÍTICA FILOSÓFICA DEL MALINCHISMO

The aim of this paper is to overcome psychologistic or ontologistic interpretations of the philosophy of lo mexicano in order to lend it political trajectory. It examines and criticizes the phenomenon of malinchismo, understood as an enduring mechanism of domination both in terms of external colonialism and internal colonialism and an indispensable project for a version of Mexican philosophy that aims to transform our national reality.  

Guillermo Hurtado  |  View Article  |   

TRANSLATION

NEW LAW OF THREE STAGES (1921)

Author: Jóse Vasconcelos

Translator: Clinton Tolley

Clinton Tolley’s original translation of Jose Vansconcelos’ “Nueva ley de los tres estados,” first published in 1921. In it, Vasconcelos offers a “law of three periods of the organization of peoples.”

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The Journal of Mexican Philosophy is a peer-reviewed journal that aims to make Mexican philosophy widely available to an international community of students and scholars. JMxP encourages and supports the publication of original scholarship on Mexican philosophy.

ISSN 2831-4190 

Frequency: Biannual – Spring & Fall

Executive Editors:

Carlos Alberto Sánchez 

Robert Eli Sanchez, Jr.

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