Kah Kyung Cho
|Kah Kyung Cho|
|Revised Romanization||Jo Gagyeong|
Kah Kyung Cho (born 1927) is a Korean-American philosopher. He specializes in phenomenology, hermeneutics, contemporary German philosophy, and East-West comparative philosophy. He has worked with continental philosophers such as Martin Heidegger and Hans-Georg Gadamer. He currently teaches at State University of New York. Cho's seminars have traditionally centered on discussions anchored in close textual and hermeneutical readings of works in the phenomenological tradition, including Heidegger's Fundamental Concepts of Metaphysics, Being and Time, and Gadamer's Truth and Method.
Education and career
Cho graduated from Seoul National University in South Korea in 1952, and then went to the University of Heidelberg in Germany to pursue a Ph.D., completing it in 1957. He became a professor at SUNY in 1971, and since then has also served as a visiting professor at a number of institutions including the University of Bochum in Germany and Osaka University in Japan.
The following is a partial list of publications by Kah-Kyung Cho.
- Philosophy and Science in Phenomenological Perspective (ed.), Phaenomenologica 95, Dordrecht 1984
- Bewusstsein und Natursein, Phänomenologischer West-Ost Diwan, Freiburg 1987 (Japanese translation, 1994)
- Phänomenologie der Natur (ed.), Freiburg, 1999
- Phänomenologie in Korea (ed.), Freiburg, 2001