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International Journal of Philosophy and Traditions

Editors-in-Chief: P. Bilimoria; P. Hutchings; S. Tagore

ISSN: 0038-1527 (print version)
ISSN: 1873-930X (electronic version)

Journal no. 11841

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Purushottama Bilimoria, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; University of California and Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, USA
Patrick Hutchings, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Saranindra Nath Tagore, National University of Singapore, Singapore

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Sherah Bloor, Committee on the Study of Religion, Harvard University, USA and Melbourne School of Continental Philosophy, Australia

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Phillip Almond, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Dirk Baltzly, University of Tasmania, Australia
John Bishop, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Sherah Bloor, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Elias Bongmba, Rice University, TX, USA
Karin Brown, San Jose State University, CA, USA
Arindam Chakrabarti, University of Hawaii-Manoa, USA
Christian Coseru, College of Charleston, SC, USA
Zeynep Direk, Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey
Douglas Duckworth, Temple University, PA, USA
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Bruce Langtry, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Michael Levine, University of Western Australia, Australia
Eduardo Mendieta, State University of New York at Stony Brook, NY, USA
Robert C. Neville, Boston University, MA, USA
Graham Oppy, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
John Powers, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Brian Scarlett, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
John Schellenberg, Mount Saint Vincent University, Canada
Charles Taliaferro, St Olaf College, MN, USA
Nick Trakakis, Australian Catholic University, Victoria, Australia
Anand Vaidya, San José State University, CA, USA
William Wainwright, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, WI, USA
Jan Westerhoff, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Keith E. Yandell, University of Wisconsin - Madison, WI, USA
Linda T. Zagzebski, University of Oklahoma, OK, USA

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Lynne Rudder Baker, University of Massachusetts, MA, USA 
Nalini Bhushan, Smith University, MA, USA
Monima Chadha, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
Vrinda Dalmiya, University of Hawaii-Manoa, USA
Yasuo Deguchi, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
William Edelglass, Marlboro College, VT, USA
Peter Forrest, The University of New England, New South Wales, Australia
Seán Hand, University of Warwick, Warwick, UK
Kathleen Higgins, The University of Texas, TX, USA
Morny Joy, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
Muhammad Kamal, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Karyn Lai, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Verena Meyer, Colombia University, New York NY, USA
Bindu Puri, University of Delhi, Delhi, India
Tsenay Serequeberhan, Morgan State University, MD, USA
Peter Wong, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Tzachi Zamir, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel

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