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​Curriculum Vitae

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     Kiichi TACHIBANA, Professor Emeritus, Akita University


Curriculum Vitae


1. Name: Kiichi TACHIBANA

2. Present Position: Professor Emeritus, Akita University, Akita city, Akita, 010-8502, JAPAN

3. Home Address: 115-5, Torigoe, Yanagida, Akita city, Akita , Japan

4. Phones and e-mail: 018-831-1662,

 tachiba★, kkiichi★

5. Date and place of birth: August 3, 1952, Tokyo, JAPAN

6. Marital Status: Married (Hideko, 1984), two children (Mio, b. 1987; Saika, b. 1990)

7. Education:

  1971-1975: Department of Philosophy, Tokyo University of Education, Japan, Bachelor of Arts

  1975-1984: Division of Philosophy, Doctoral Program in philosophy, University of Tsukuba, Japan, Master of Science in Literature (Bungaku-Shushi)

Masters Thesis: Popper no Hihantekigorishugi (Popper’s Critical Rationalism) (supervisor, Hajime NAKANO)

  1980-1983: Department of Philosophy, Tel-Aviv University, Israel, Scholarship student by Israeli Government

8. Academic and Professional Experience:

  1985-1987: Part-time Lecturer, Gunma University, Bunkyo University, Kokushikan University

  1987-1989: Full-time Lecturer, Faculty of Education, Akita University

  1989-1995: Associate Professor, the same

  1995-1998: Professor, the same

  1998-2018: Professor, Faculty of Education and Human Studies, Akita University

  2002-2006: President, the Japan Popper Society

  2003-2007: President, Akita Branch of Japanese Association for Comparative Philosophy

  2004-2012: Visiting Professor, The Open University of Japan

  2005- :    International Advisory Board, Learning for Democracy

  2015-2020:  Visiting Professor, The Open University of Japan

9. Affiliated Academic Society: The Japanese Society for Ethics;

The Japan Association for Philosophy of Science; The Japan Society for British Philosophy; The Japan Popper Society; Japan Association for Jewish Studies

10. Active Participation in Scientific Meetings (Overseas)

  2002: Surreptitious Changes in Japan: An Example, Karl Popper 2002 Centenary Congress, Vienna

       Special Symposium organized by the Japan Popper Society, Karl Popper 2002 Centenary Congress, Vienna  

11. Conference organization:

  March 27-28, The 28th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for British Philosophy in Akita University

12. Awards: Third prize of Essay Contest, Israeli Embassy in Japan, 1987


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