Kah Kyung Cho, Ph.D.

Kah Kyung Cho  


Curriculum Vitae

  Education:
B.A.

Ph.D.
1952, Seoul National University
1952-57, Graduate Study in Heidelberg (DAAD Fellowship)
1957, University of Heidelberg

  Experience:
1957-70
Lecturer to Professor, Seoul National University
1961-62
Fulbright Visiting Research/Lecturer at Yale University
Visiting Fellow of Branford College, Yale University
Visiting Lecturer at Kent State University, Hiram College, Otterbein College and at East-West Literary-Cultural Conference at Indiana University
1962
Visiting Asian Professor, Summer Session, University of Buffalo
Visiting Lecturer, Philosophy Department, University of Buffalo
1962-63
Visiting Asian Professor, sponsored jointly by Fulbright Commission and Universities of Buffalo, Eastern Illinois, Bradley, Central Michigan, Western Michigan, Fairleigh Dickinson and Rhode Island
1963
Visiting Research Professor at Husserl Archives, Cologne, Germany (June-October)
1963-66
Concurrently, Lecturer in Philosophy, Far Eastern Division, University of Maryland in Seoul
1966-67

Visiting Fulbright Professor, Eastern Illinois University

1967-68
Visiting Fulbright Professor, State University of New York at Buffalo
1970-71
Visiting Associate Professor, State University of New York at Buffalo
1971-
Professor, State University of New York at Buffalo
1976
Visiting Professor, University of Frankfurt, Germany (June-December), with visiting lectures at the Universities of Bonn, Frankfurt, Heidelberg and Trier
1977
Visiting Professor, University of Texas at Austin (Fall 1977)
1983
Visiting Professor, University of Bochum, Germany (June-December)
1990
Visiting Professor, Osaka University, and Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (April-August)
1991
Distinguished Visiting Professor, Soong Sil University, Seoul (March-July)
1994-
SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor

  Academic Affiliations:
1961
Member, American Studies Association
1962-
Member, International Phenomenological Society
1964-67
Member, Philosophy of Science Association
1969-
Member, Allgemeine Gesellschaft für Philosophie in Deutschland
1982-
Member of the International Advisory Board, Center for Advanced Research in Phenomenology
1983-
Standing Member, German Society for Phenomenological Research
1984-88
Member, National Screening Committee, Institute of International Education (Fulbright Program)

  Editorship for Professional Journals, Publications and Research Institutions:
1976-90
Member, Editorial Board, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research
1983-
Member, Editorial Board, Husserl Studies
1993-
General Editor of Orbis Phaenomenologicus (with Professor Yoshishiro Nitta, Tokyo, and Dr. Hans Rainer Sepp, Praha)
1997-
Member, Editorial Board, Phänomenologie, Texte und Kontexte (Königshausen & Neumann, Würzurg)
2001-
Member, International Advisory Board, Research Institute of Phenomenology, University of Beijing

  Awards:
1961
Fulbright Senior Research Professorship Award
1989 & 1997
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Research Grant
1990
SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching
1996
So Wu Philosophy Prize (for publication of Bewußtsein und Natursein) by So Wu Foundation, Seoul

  Area of Specialization:
  Phenomenology, Hermeneutic Philosophy, 19th and 20th Century European Philosophy, East-West Comparative Philosophy

  Linguistic Competence :
  Equal proficiency in English, German, Japanese and Korean; Reading knowledge of French, Greek and Chinese

  Publications:
Ph.D. Dissertation: Einheit von Natur und Geist, 118 pages, Heidelberg 1956 (German)
Books:
1.

Philosophy of Existence, 490 pages, Pakyong-sa Publishing Company, Seoul 1961 (Korean);
2nd Revised and enlarged edition, 532 pages, 1970; 7th edition 1987 (with a new introduction);
8th completely revised, re-set edition, 464 pages, January 1991; 13th edition, March 1995

2.
Ontology (co-author, with Myung-no Yun and Myung-kwan Choi), 313 pages, Minerva Publishing Company, Seoul 1965 (Korean)
3.
Philosophy and Science in Phenomenological Perspective (ed.), VVIII, 252 pages, Martinus Nijhoff 1984
4.

Bewußtsein und Natursein: Phänomenologischer West-Ost Diwan, 360 pages, Verlag Karl Alber, Freiburg/Munich 1987; Japanese translation, "Ishhiki-to Shizen," with an Introductory Exposition, Preface and Glossary for the Japanese Edition, in the Modern Classics "Universitas" Series, Hosei University Press, Tokyo, 420 pages, 1994

5.
Phänomenologie der Natur (ed. with Y. Lee), IV, 281 pages, with a 13 page introduction: Naturalness of Nature by Cho, Verlag Karl Alber, Freiburg and München, 1999
6.
Phänomenologie in Korea (ed. with J. Hahn), 320 pages, with a 32 page introduction: Was heisst es, Erben der Vergangenheit ze sein? by Cho, Freiburg and München, 2001
Articles:
1.
On the Concept of Nature in Ancient China in Comparison with the Greek Concept of Physis, in Philosophy, vol. 2, (pp. 3-40), Seoul National University Press, Seoul 1957
2.
Fichtes "Bestimmung des Menschen," in Universitatis Seoulensis Collectio Theseon, Seoul 1958 (German), 11 pages
3.
Reason and Existence, in Philosophy, vol. 3, 58 pages, Seoul National University Press, Seoul 1958
4.
Existentialist Humanism of Sartre, in Sajo (Thought Current), vol. 8, (pp. 110-128), Seoul 1958
5.
Heidegger, the Man and His Thought, in Sasanggye (Thought World), vol. 6, (pp. 286-293), Seoul 1958
6.
The Philosophy of Karl Löwith, in Sajo, vol. 11, (pp. 16-51), Seoul 1958
7.
Historical Foundations of the Existential Man, in Sasangye, vol. 10, (pp. 46-53), Seoul 1959
8.
Existence and Reality: The Aporia Between Cognition and Action, in Saebyok (The Dawn), vol. 12, (pp. 89-105), Seoul 1959
9.
Sartre contra Heidegger, in Saegye (The World), vol. 1, (pp. 14- 24), Seoul 1960
10.
Heidegger as a Matter of Fact, in Saegye, vol. 3, (pp. 160-168), Seoul 1960
11.
The Myth of Modern Man's Existence, in Sasangye, vol. 5, (pp. 224- 241), Seoul 1960
12.
Two Trends within Existentialism, in Modern Thought Series, vol. 1, (pp. 169-182), Tongyang Publishing Co., Seoul 1960
13.
Student Protest Movement and Intellectual Confusion, in Sasanggye, vol. 4, (pp. 70-87), Seoul 1961
14.
The Marxist View of Existentialism, in Sasanggye, vol. 6, (pp. 253- 259), Seoul 1961
15.
The Problem of Reason in Existence, in Modern Thought Series, vol. 2 (pp. 51-68), Tongyang Publishing Co., Seoul 1961
16.
Martin Heidegger, in Modern Thought Series, vol. 9, (pp. 195-207), Tongyang Publishing Co., Seoul 1961
17.
Existential Situation and Freedom, in Sasanggye, vol. 8, (pp. 16- 23), Seoul 1961
18.
The Problem of "Logic" in Heidegger's Philosophy, in Essay in Honor of Professor Chong Hong Park, (pp. 256-285), Seoul National University Press, Seoul 1963
19.
Sartre and the Modern Times, A Dialogue, in Shin Tong-A (New Asia), vol. 12, (pp. 304-312), Seoul 1964
20.
Husserl's Theory of aisthesis, in Essay in Honor of Professor Doo Hun Kim, (pp. 183-194), Minjung Sogwan Publishing Co., Seoul 1964
21.
Philosophy in America Today, in Shin Tong-A, vol. 7, Seoul 1964
22.
Sartre, in Twentieth Century Thinkers Series, vol. 7, (pp. 84-99), Pakwoo-sa Publishing Co., Seoul 1964
23.
Ideological Issues of Asian Modernization, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Asian Modernization, 12 pages, Korea University Press, Seoul 1964 (English)
24.
The Objectivism of the Positivistic Philosophy and the Subjectivism of Transcendental Reflection, in "Philosophy Section" of Major Issues in Arts and Sciences since 1945, Shin Tong-A, (pp. 114-128), vol. 1, Seoul 1965
25.
A Portrait of Heidegger in Sasanggye, vol. 11, (pp. 189-198), Seoul 1965
26.
Existentialism in Modern Thought, (as a special supplementary volume to Sasanggye), No. 5, Seoul 1966
27.
Gedanken abseits der dichotomischen Welterklärung, in Natur und Geschichte, Festschrift für Karl Löwith, (pp. 63-84), Kohlhammer Verlag, Stuttgart 1967 (German)
28.
Herbart Marcuse and His Philosophical Background, in Shin-Tong-A, 20 pages, Seoul 1968
29.
The Great Negation: Its Reality and Illusion. A Review of Herbart Marcuse's Philosophy, 44 pages, Baeyong-sa Publishing Co., Seoul 1969
30.
Naturalness and Abstraction, in Philosophy, vol. 3, (pp. 5-39), Seoul 1969
31.
The Problem of Social Participation by Marginal Groups (Co-author of a symposium article), in Shin Tong-A, vol. 3, (pp. 92-115), Seoul 1970
32.
The Concept of "Horizon" in Husserl's Phenomenology and the Immediacy of Experience, in Collected Papers of Songgok Research Foundation, vol. 2, (pp. 5-27), Seoul 1971
33.
Mediation and Immediacy for Husserl, in Phenomenology and Natural Existence Festschrift for Marvin Farber, (pp. 56-82), State University of New York Press, Albany 1972 (English)
34.
Anschauung und Abstraktion im Lichte der modernen Wissenschaftstheorie (Intuition and Abstraction in Light of Modern Theory of Science), in IX. Deutscher Kongress für Philosophie, (pp. 131-158), Verlag Anton Hain, Meisenheim am Glan 1972 (German)
35.
Über das Bekannte: Nachdenkliches zum Problem der Vorstruktur (On Knowledge by Acquaintance: Some Critical After-Thought on the Structure of Preliminary Understanding), in Phänomenologie Heute, Festschrift für Ludwig Landgrebe, (pp. 78-93), Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, The Hague 1972 (German)
36.
Naturbild und Lebenswelt (Physicist Concept of Nature and Life-World), in Denken und Umdenken zu Werk und Wirkung von Werner Heisenberg, (pp. 41-58 + 2 additional footnote pages), Piper Verlag, Munich 1977 (German)
37.
Das Absolute in der taoistischen Philosophie (The Concept of the Absolute in the Taoist Philosophy), in Transzendenz und Immanenz in der Philosophie und Theologie, (pp. 239-255), Kohlhammer Verlag, Stuttgart 1977 (German)
38.
Aspects of Korean Aesthetics: Kojol or the Cult of Rustic Simplicity in East-West Dialogue in Aesthetics, (pp. 84-90), publication of the State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo 1978 (English)
39.
Korean Religion and Philosophy, Introductory Essay with Bibliography in Korean Studies Guide, (pp. 120-133), The University Press of Hawaii, Honolulu 1980 (English)
40.
Marvin Farber (1901-1930), An Obituary (with Lynn Rose), in Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, vol. XLII, No. 1, (pp. 1-4), Brown University 1981 (English)
41.
Anonymes Subjekt und phänomenologische Beschreibung (Anonymous Subject and Phenomenological Description), in Phänomenologische Forschungen, vol. 12, (pp. 21-56), Karl Alber Verlag, Freiburg 1982 (German)
42.
Neo-Confucian Rationality, A Keynote Address, in Proceedings of the International Seminar on Neo-Confucianism, (pp. 35-53), Kyungpook National University, Daegu 1982 (English)
43.
Marvin Farber in memoriam: Leben und Wirken Marvin Farbers für die Phänomenologie in USA (Life and Work of Marvin Farber for the Phenomenology in USA), in Phänomenologische Forschungen, vol. 12, (pp. 145-172), Karl Alber Verlag, Freiburg 1982 (German)
44.
Critical Discussion of Landgrebe's "Faktizität und Individuation," in Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, June 1984, (pp. 552-559)
45.
Phenomenology as Rigorous Philosophy in Theory and Practice, in Philosophy and Science in Phenomenological Perspective, (pp. XI-XXIII), Martinus Nijhoff, 1984
46.
Ökologische Ansätze in Heideggers Reflexionen über die Technik, in Allgemeine Zeitschrift für Philosophie, (pp. 53-77), Stuttgart 1985
47.
Verstehen in kosmischen und akosmischen Perspektivenrin Dilthey und die Philosophie der Gegenwart, (pp. 231-283), Freiburg 1985
48.
Taoism in Korean Tradition and Its Aesthetic Character, in Proceedings of the Conference on Overseas Korean Culture, 18 pages, New York 1988
49.
Restoration of "Universism": Towards an Ethics of Accord Beyond Human Society, in Proceedings of the Conference on World Community in Post-Industrial Society, vol. 5, (pp. 2-19), Seoul 1988
50.
Phenomenology as Cooperative Task, with Introduction (7 pages), translation and footnotes of Husserl's Letter to Marvin Farber and Farber's Letter to Husserl, (pp. 27-43), in Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, vol. L. Supplement, Fall 1990
51.
Heidegger und die Rückkehr in den Ursprung (Heidegger and the Return to the Origin), in Zur philosophischen Aktualität Heiddegers, (pp. 299-324), Klostermann Verlag, Frankfurt 1992
52.
Phenomenology from an Eastern Perspective, in Kantiana, Philosophical Journal of the Faculty of Letters, Osaka University, (pp. 1-18), December 1991
53.
Re-thinking the Intentionality, in Phenomenology of the Other (Tasha no Genshogaku), (pp. 349-369) Hokuto Publishing Co., Tokyo 1992 (Japanese)
54.
La Fenomenologia come "Medium" di Ricerca Interculturale dal Punto di Vista Orientale, in Paradigmi, ed., by Franco Bianco, (pp. 507-519), 1992 (Italian)
55.
Kyodo Sagyo-to-shite-no Genshogaku, (Phenomenology as Cooperative Task: Husserl-Farber Correspondence during 1936-37) translated by T. Sakakibara & S. Terada: in Kokugakuin Zasshi, Vol. 92, No. 11 (pp. 75-92), Tokyo 1992
56.
Der Abstieg über den Humanismus: West-Östliche Wege im Denken Heideggers, in Europa und die Philosophie, Vol. 2 of Martin Heidegger Society Theses Series, (pp. 143-174), Frankfurt 1993
57.
Haidegger-ni okeru Tozai Shisaku-no Michi (Eastern and Western Path of Thinking in Heidegger's Philosophy), in Shiso (Thought), (pp. 31-63), Tokyo, March 1993 (Japanese)
58.
Sei-no Kihonkanjyo-to Kakki-no Ishiki (Basic State of Mood in Life and the Consciousness of Epoch-making Decisions), Proceeding of the International Symposion on "In Search of the World Picture of the 21st Century," (pp. 55-66), Osaka University Press, Osaka 1993
59.
Phenomenology-Lexicon (Genshogaku Jiten), ed. Kida, No-e, Murata and Washida: Kobundo Publishing Co., Tokyo, with contributions by K. Cho on entries "Phenomenology and Eastern Thought", "The Foundation of Phenomenology" (by M. Farber), "Marvin Farber" and "Karl Löwith", Tokyo 1994
60.
Zur Idee der Bewahrung des Naturschönen (On the Idea of Truth-Conservation and the Beauty of Nature), Facetten der Wahrheit (ed. E. Garzón Valdés and R. Zimmerling), (pp. 57-80) Freiburg 1995
61.
The Encyclopaedia of Phenomenology, ed. Lester Embree, Kluwer Publishing Co., article on "Korea" and an entry on "Marvin Farber" by Kah Kyung Cho and Nam-In Lee, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht 1995
62.
Humane Way of Life and What Philosophy Can Do About It, in Proceedings of the Pan-Korean Philosophers Conference 1995 (pp. 257-282), Hyo-Il Publishing Co., Seoul 1995
63.
A Contribution to the Theme: "Heidegger and the Asian Thought", So Wu Foundation Lecture, published by So Wu Foundation (pp. 1-23), Seoul 1996
64.
Life-World of Monads and Philosophy of Organicism, in Proceedings of the 5th Japanese-American Phenomenology Conference, Vol. II. (pp. 208-219), Tohoku University, Sendai 1996
65.
The Problem of Correlation in Intercultural Understanding: Phenomenology as Correlational Research in The Structure of Intercultural World, International Institute of Advanced Studies Symposium, Kyoto 1997 (Internet)
66.
Reception of the Western Philosophy in Japan (part 1 of Trilogy, Three Ideological Profiles) in Metaphysica, (pp. 1-14), Osaka University Press, Osaka 1998
67.
Was heisst es, Erben der Vergangenheit zu sein? Article in German language published under the title "Phenomenology in Korea" with a 4 page introductory remark by Junichi Murata, in Genshogaku Nenpo, Journal of the Japan Society for Phenomenology, vol. 15, 1999, Tokyo, Japan
68.
Metaethics of Ecology, in Scientific Technology and Human Crisis, The 28th International Symposium of the National Academy of Sciences, Republic of Korea (pp. 41-64), Seoul 2000
69.
Introduction to Husserl's Logical Investigations (translated by J.N. Findlay), Centennial Reprint by Humanity Books (pp. xix-xxxvi), Amherst 2000
70.
Der Begriff des Lebens in der Geschichtsphilosophie con Karl Löwith, in Hans-Rainer Sepp und Helmuth Vetter (eds.), Leben als Phänomenologie im Ost-West Dialog, (pp. 1-23), Freiburger Tagungsheft 2001
71.
History and Substance of Husserl's Logical Investigations, in Xiping Jin (ed.), Proceedings of the Centennial Commenorative Symposium of Husserl's Logical Investigations, Beida Press, Peking 2001
72.
Phenomenology and Eastern Thought, in Xianglong Zhang (ed.), Listen Lectures in Beida, vol. 6: The Kingdom of Thinking, (pp. 163-174), (Chinese translation of an original English colloquy lecture presented at the Department of philosophy, Peking University, on October 16, 2001)
73.
Mezi "konstituci" a "analýzou" (Misto Logických zkoumái v Husserlové fenomenologii), in Ivan Blecha (ed.), Fenomenologie v pohyvu - Prispévky z mezinádroni konference Budoucnost fenomenologie, (Czech language translation of an original English paper presented on November 15, 2000 in Olomouc),(pp.108-121), published by Nakladatelstvi Olomouc, Czech Republic, 2002
74.
Heidegger and Lao Tzu, in Xianglong Zhang (ed.) Listen Lectures in Beida, vol. 7: (pp. 193-204), (Chinese translation of an original English colloquy lecture presented at the Department of Philosophy, Peking University, on October 18, 2001)
75.
Bunseki-to kõsei-no giro-ni tatsu genshogaku (Phenomenology at the Crossroad of Constitution and Analysis: Husserls' Logical Investigations viewed from American Perspective, featuring Marvin Farber), in Ichiro Yamagucki (ed.), Baikaisei-no Genshogaku (Phenomenology of Mediality), Festschrift for Nitta Yoshiro, (pp. 349-361), Seido-sha Publishing Co., Tokyo 2002
76.
Before and After the Logic of Climatology, with a Special Reference to the Work of Augustin Berque, in Katsuhito Inoue (ed.), Nature, Climate and Man, Proceedings of the International Symposium, (pp. 37-58), Kansai University, Osaka 2002
77.
Phänomenologie als praktische Philosophie, Motivation und Ziel der "Erneuerung" bei Edmund Husserl, in Christian Bermes, Julia Jonas und K.H. Lembeck (eds.), Die Stellung des Menschen in der Kultur (pp. 247-269), Königshausen & Neumann, Würzburg 2002
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