Contemporary Japanese Philosophy : A Reader
Krummel, John W. M. (EDT)
Rowman & Littlefield Intl 2019/08
289 p. 22 cm
This is an anthology of contemporary (post-war) Japanese philosophy showcasing a range of important philosophers and philosophical trends from 1945 to the present. The first part consists of selections and excerpts of writings from contemporary Japanese philosophers who have made original contributions to Japanese philosophy and promise contributions to world philosophy. The second part consists of original essays written for this volume by scholars in Japanese philosophy on specific trends and tendencies of contemporary Japanese philosophy, such as feminist philosophy, the Kyoto School, and environmental philosophy, as well as future directions the field is likely to take.
Contemporary Japanese Philosophy is an anthology of post-war Japanese philosophy showcasing a range of philosophers and philosophical trends from 1945 to the present. This important volume introduces the reader to a variety schools of thought. Ideal for classroom use, this is the ultimate resource for students and teachers of Japanese philosophy.
Table of Contents
Introduction / Part I: Selected Texts / 1. 'To Be' and 'To Do' (1958), Maruyama Masao (1914-1996) / 2. Marginal Art (1960), Tsurumi Shunsuke (1922-2015) / 3. Consciousness and Essence (1983), Izutsu Toshihiko (1914-1993) / 4. Toward an East-West Dialogue (1991), Yuasa Yasuo (1925-2005) / 5. Horizon and Beyond Horizon (1992), Ueda Shizuteru (1926-) / 6. The Realism of 'Form qua Emptiness' (1993), Omori Shozo (1921-) / 7. Common Sense and Place (1979), Nakamura Yujiro (1925-) / 8. Time as the Between (1982), Kimura Bin (1931-) / 9. Forms of the Articulation of the World of Things (1982), Hiromatsu Wataru (1933-1994) / 10. Appearance and Copula (1973), Sakabe Megumi (1936-2009) / 11. The Will to Architecture (1979), Karatani Kojin (1941-) / Part II: Selected Essays / 12. The Contemporary Situation of Kyoto School Philosophy, Fujita Masakatsu / 13. Environmental Philosophy in Contemporary Japan, Kazashi Nobuo / 14. Feminist Philosophy/Philosophy of Gender in Contemporary Japan, Naka Mao / 15. Contemporary Japanese Philosophy: Trends and Prospects, Uehara Mayuko / Further Reading / Index