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The title of this post appears to have been taken from the Asian Journal of Philosophy article linked to by this post. I would suggest a different title instead, such as "What is the value of comparative philosophy?"

The video had some illustrative inserts from movies to help provide examples of the points the speaker was making, but I would have liked to see a concrete example of how two different methodologies are actually used to tackle the same idea or argument. As such, the speaker pays lip service to different traditions but doesn't illustrate what methodological difference a cross-cultural comparative approach actually brings. What specifically is being missed by a unicultural or a uni-traditional approach? There was a passing reference to the distinction between normative and descriptive truth but this isn't cached out at all. It's just not all that specific.

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