Postmodernism underscores the impossibility of discovering any truth. One can at best only construct a truth capable of ensuring optimal wellbeing for everyone. The traditional undifferentiated efforts of science, religion, and philosophy, which became compartmentalized in the Enlightenment, are again streamlined in postmodernity. A new ethics is the point of convergence for these three disciplines to fashion a sustainable universe. Yet Nagarjuna, who has long been overlooked, advocates a passage beyond language. It is an initiative that finds resonance in some postmodern masters as well.
Perspectives in the Arts and Humanities Asia is a peer-reviewed journal published twice a year by the School of Humanities of the Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines. Multidisciplinary in scope, it welcomes articles in English or Filipino in the following fields: literature, philosophy, theology, performance arts, visual arts, forms of media and other related areas, especially studies engaging Philippine and Asian experience.