Please join us in watching this video of Yuko Ishihara's live presentation,“Awakened Realism: Insights from Japanese Philosophy”, moderated by YHouse's Christopher Stawski in the Rubin Museum's Art Lounge this past December.

Yuko Ishihara is a PhD candidate in philosophy at the University of Copenhagen, and affiliated to the Japanese Philosophy department at Kyoto University.

Yuko engages with comparative philosophy as an approach to better understand the nature of the self and reality. She has mainly worked on phenomenology and Japanese philosophy with a specific interest in the development of transcendental philosophy in these traditions.  Please watch this presentation as she discusses her insights, and share your thoughts with us below.