Here is a selection of some articles that I have written, talks given, a couple of podcasts, and an interview on punk rock .
Here's an interview with Joseph Gervasi for his Loud!Fast!Philly! project chronicalling the Philadelphia punk scene. (Might have to scroll down.) Here's one with my bandmate Cordy Swope. And here's one with my bandmate Vosco Thom Adams.
The Imperfect Buddha dedicates a few podcast discussions to Speculative Non-Buddhism. Here is a full discussion. This partial discussion one begins at around 54:30. I also did two interviews (episodes 92 and 93).
Here is an interview with me and my band mates about our adventure in the American punk underground, circa 1980s.
Here's another one, with Cordy Swope, at Seymour Magazine.
"Wer war Han Shan? Buddhistische Denkfiguren bei Rolf Dieter Brinkmann." In: Karl-Eckhard Carius (ed..), Rolf Dieter Brinkmann Schnitte im Atemschutz (Rowohlt: München: text + kritik, 2008). [With Martin Kagel; in German.]: 132-141.
REVIEWS AND ENCYCLOPEDIA ENTRIES
"Helmuth von Glasenapp," in The Encyclopedia of Religion, Second Edition, Lindsay Jones, editor in chief (New York: MacMillan Reference, 2004).
"Mahasiddhas," in Holy People of the World: An Encyclopedia, Phyllis G. Jestice, editor (Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO Publishers, 2004).
"Tilopa," in Holy People of the World: An Encyclopedia, Phyllis G. Jestice, editor (Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO Publishers, 2004).
Booknote on Bibliographical Sources for Buddhist Studies: From the Viewpoint of Buddhist Philology. Addenda III, by Yasuhiro Sueki, in Religious Studies Review, January, 2002.
Review of Violence and Subjectivity, by V. Das, A. Kleinman, M. Ramphele, and P. Richards, editors, in The International Journal of Hindu Studies, April, 2001.
Review of The Faces of Buddhism in America, by C. Prebish and K. Tanaka, editors, in The International Journal of Hindu Studies, April, 2000.
Cornelia Mallebrein, "Inscriptional Sources for the Dating of the Historical Buddha in India: The Bodh-Gaya inscription, dated 1813 A.N." In: Heinz Bechert (ed.), When did the Buddha Live? The controversy on the dating of the historical Buddha (Delhi: Sri Satguru Publications, 1995). From German.
Andre Bareau, "Some considerations concerning the problem posed by the date of the Buddha's Parinirvana." In: Heinz Bechert (ed.), When did the Buddha Live? The controversy on the dating of the historical Buddha (Delhi: Sri Satguru Publications, 1995). From French.
Franz-Johannes Litsch, "Engaged Buddhsim in German-speaking Europe." In: Christopher Queen, Engaged Buddhism in the West (Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2000). From German.
SELECTED PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS
"Classical Buddhist View of Consciousness," Arcadia University, Psychology Department, Glenside, Pennsylvania.
"Gotama and God." Philadelphia Buddhist Association. Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania.
"Gotama the Philosopher." Cornell University. (Co-Sponsored by the Cornell Store, the Cornell Library, Cornell East Asia Outreach Program, Cornell South Asia
Program, Cornell Southeast Asia Program and Namgyal
Monastery Institute of Buddhist Studies).
"What is 'Buddhist Psychology?' Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.
"Components of the Buddha's Meditation Practice," Athens Zen Group, Athens, Georgia.
"How did Gotama become the Buddha? An Examination of the Anapanasati
Sutta." The Won Institute of Graduate Studies. Glenside, Pennsylvania.
"Empty Palace: the Buddha's Conversations with Theists." Cullum Lectures. Augusta State University. Augusta, Georgia.
"Understanding a Buddhist Ritual." Cullum Lectures. Augusta State University. Augusta, Georgia.
"In the Beginning Was . . . Who Knows? The Value of Bewilderment in Indian
Religions." William and Mary College. Williamsburg, Virginia.
"The adikarma as 'primary practice.'" Conference of the American Oriental Society. Nashville, Tennessee.
"The Labor of Understanding." McGill University. Montreal, Canada.
"To what does 'Religion' Refer?" Hood College, Frederick, Maryland.
"Knowing and Doing in Indian Ritual." Bowdoin College, Brunswick , Maine.
"Vision and Cult: Understanding a Buddhist Ritual." St. Mary's College, St. Mary City, Maryland.
"How to Read a Buddhist Text," Conference of the American Oriental Society,
"The Structure of the Pali Canon," Georg-August University, Göttingen, Germany, Colloquium on Buddhist Studies.
"Helmut Eimer's Method of Determining the Relationship between the Various Kanjur Editions and Manuscripts," Georg-August University, Göttingen, Germany, Colloquium on Buddhist Studies.
Please consider donating to Incite Seminar scholarships (you can read about this under FAQs):
Starting enrollment for two public courses: "Alienation and Its Antidotes: A Workshop with Anthony Paul Smith on the Thought of François Laruelle."
"Meditation: Self and Society" Monday mornings
September 25-October 16.
Information on Incite Seminars page.
Tom Pepper at Speculative Non-Buddhism: "No Thought, No Problem."
Starting enrollment for public course "Buddhism in the Age of Trump." Begins Tuesday, June 13. Information on Incite Seminars page. Make thinking great again!
New post at Speculative Non-Buddhism by Jonathan Earle: "Only Don’t Know! Reflections on a Thoughtless Life"
"Criticism Matters: A Response to Rick Repetti," my contribution to the new book Handbook of Mindfulness: Culture, Context and Social Engagement (Basel: Springer Publishing, 2016) at Speculative Non-Buddhism.
New essay by Tom Pepper, "Writing With Pencils and Eating Brownies: What Can Enlightened Brains Do?," at the SNB blog.
I recently did two interviews with Matthew O'Connell at the Imperfect Buddha podcast.
A thoughtful discussion of the Speculative Non-Buddhism project at the Imperfect Buddha podcast. Link at SNB.
* Several new posts at Lines of Flight.
* New interview with my Ruin band mate Cordy Swope at Seymour Magazine.