Steve Bein


Compassion and Moral Guidance. Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy Monograph Series, University of Hawai‘i Press, 2013.

Purifying Zen: Watsuji Tetsurō’s Shamon Dōgen. University of Hawai‘i Press, 2011.

Book chapters and articles:

“Suffering Well: Understanding the Qualities of Suffering through the Martial Arts.” In Damon Knight and Graham Priest, eds., Philosophy and the Martial Arts. Routledge (forthcoming).

“The Meaning of Repentance in Dōgen’s
Shushōgi.” In Jason Tetsuzen Wirth, Kosho Itagaki, and Brian Shūdō Schroeder, eds., A Commentary on Dogen’s Shushōgi: The Meaning of Practice and Verification. Wisdom Publications (forthcoming).

“What is the Value of Poverty? A Comparative Analysis of Aristotle’s
Politics and the Shōbōgenzō Zuimonki.” In Roger T. Ames and Peter Hershock, eds., Value and Values: Economics and Justice in an Age of Global Interdependence. University of Hawai‘i Press (forthcoming).

“Shinran and Dōgen.” (Translator.) In James W. Heisig and T.P Kasulis, eds.,
Source Book in Japanese Philosophy. University of Hawai‘i Press, 2011.

“Cultivating Safe Places for Diversity.”
Diversity in the Writing Classroom, eds. Mike Mutschelknaus, et. al. Fountainhead Press, 2010.

“Shinran and Dōgen on Self-Power and Other-Power.” Proceedings of the XXII World Congress of Philosophy, vol. 6: Buddhist Philosophy, 2008.

“Doxastic Determinism.”
Proceedings of the XXII World Congress of Philosophy, volume 33: Philosophy of Action, 2008.

“Aretaic Philosophy for Children.”
Thinking: The Journal of Philosophy for Children vol. 17 nos. 1&2, 2004.

“Worlds Apart? An Analysis of Watsuji’s
Seken and Heidegger’s Welt.” EASPAC: The Electronic Journal of the Association for Asian Studies on the Pacific Rim, 2003.

Under review:

“Climate Change as Existential Threat: Watsuji, Greimas, and the Nature of Opposites.” In J. Baird Callicott and James McRae, eds.,
Japanese Environmental Philosophy (editors seeking publisher).