Contemporary Japanese Philosophy in a Global Context

Course Type: Lecture
Study Focus: KBR
Term: Fall

Teacher: KAIDA Daisuke

Course Code: JK15001

This course explores various aspects of contemporary Japanese philosophy (Post-World War II Japanese philosophy) by reading Japanese primary sources in English translation, and discussing them in English.

Participants will read and discuss papers by:
MARUYAMA Masao, OMORI Shozo, HIROMATSU Wataru, and SAKABE Megumi.

Course Information

Module: Research 1~3
CATS Requirements: BA 3rd year or above
Link to course material on PandA.

Day/Period: Mon/5
Location: Sem. 6
Credits: 2


Course Goals

By the end of the term students will gain some basic understanding of contemporary philosophy in Japan.

Course Schedule and Evaluation

For a detailed course schedule, please visit KULASIS.

At the end of the term students will be asked to write a paper. Students’ grades will be weighed according to the following scheme:
Attendance 20%
Active participation in discussion 20%
Term paper 60%