Hitoshi OGAWA ( ) Associate Professor

Area of expertisePolitical philosophy, public philosophy, Japanese thought

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Classes taught

Contemporary Japanese Thought, International Philosophy, Japanese Cultural Studies, Science, Technology, and Public Philosophy, Yamaguchi and the World

Short biography

Academic background:
Graduated from the Faculty of Law, Kyoto University
Completed the Master’s Program at the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nagoya City University
Completed the Doctoral Program at the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nagoya City University
Professional background:
Itochu Corporation
Nagoya City Hall
Associate Professor, National Institute of Technology, Tokuyama College
Visiting research fellow at Princeton University

Major papers, books, and works

Beginner’s Political Philosophy (Kodansha, Ltd., 2010) Public Philosophy All Around Us (Gijutsu-Hyohron Co., Ltd., 2011) The Ideology that Motivates America (Kodansha, Ltd., 2012) The Power of Japanese Philosophy (Asahi Shimbun Publications, Inc., 2013) Question Morality! (NHK Publishing Co., Ltd., 2013) A Free Country, An Equal Country (Rosetta Stone Inc., 2014) Liberal Virtues (translation) (Fuko Inc., 2014) A Philosophical Treatise for Waging War (Kodansha, Ltd., 2014) Theory of Breaking Away from Perpetual Defeat (Asahi Shimbun Publications, Inc., 2015)

Degree PhD (human culture)
TEL 083-933-5296
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A Message to the Students

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