​Publications

 

Publications:

 Articles (Japanese)

1978: Ninshikironteki Gobyu(Epistemological Fallacy), Tetsugaku Ronshu (Collection of Philosophical Essays), Vol. III, pp. 1-10, Philosophical Association of Tokyo University of Education

 

1984:Popper no Hihanteki Houho nitsuite (On Popper's Critical Method), Tetsugaku Shiso Ronso (Miscellanea Philosophica) ,Vol. 2, pp. 25-35, University of Tsukuba Philosophical Association

 

1985: Popper to Shakaisyugi (Popper and Socialism), Tetsugaku Shiso Ronso (Miscellanea Philosophica), Vol. 3, pp. 15-27, University of Tsukuba Philosophical Association

 

1987: Popper no Hanshosyugi no Haikeitoshiteno Maimonides no Hiteishingaku (Maimonides' Negative Theology as a Background of Popper's Falsificationism), Annals of the Society for the History of Social Thought, Vol. 11, pp. 93-103, The Society for the History of Social Thought

 

1988: Minzokusyugi no Rinriteki Ichikosatsu(An Ethical Reflection on Nationalism), Akita Daigaku Kyoikugakubu Kenkyu Kiyo (Memoirs of College of Education Akita University), Vol. 38, pp.23-32.

Abstract

      Kyokaisettei to Seikatsuyoshiki no Mondai (The Problem of Demarcation and A Certain Way of Life), Akita Daigaku Kyoikugakubu Kenkyu Kiyo (Memoirs of College of Education Akita University), Vol. 39, pp. 1-12.                                                  Abstract

 1989: Karl Popper to Kirisutokyo (Karl Popper and Christianity), Akita Daigaku Kyoikugakubu Kenkyu Kiyo (Memoirs of College of Education Akita University), Vol. 40, pp. 17-25.

Abstract

      Hihantekigorishugi to Sono Tenkai (Critical Rationalism and Its Development), Proceedings of The Integrated Course Akita University On Science I, pp. 97-110.

 

 1990: Hihantekigorishugi to Dento (Critical Rationalism and Tradition), Proceedings of The Integrated Course Akita University On Science II, pp. 31-46.

      Cain wa Tsuiho Saretanoka, (Was Cain Really Expelled?), Pedilavium, Vol. 32, pp. 18-24.

 

 1991: Yahweh to Cain: Seisho niokeru Shingiron no Ichikosatsu (Yahaweh and Cain: A Reflection on the Biblical Theodicy), Akita Daigaku Kyoikugakubu Kenkyu Kiyo (Memoirs of College of Education Akita University), Vol. 42, pp. 1-9.     Abstract

 1993: Dendonosho niokeru Chishikiron (Qohelet's View of Knowledge), Akita Daigaku Kyoikugakubu Kenkyu Kiyo (Memoirs of College of Education Akita University), Vol. 44, pp. 1-10.

Abstract

 1994: Rinjin'ai niokeru Kojinshugi no Ichi (The Place of Individualism in Neighbor-Love), Akita Daigaku Kyoikugakubu Kenkyu Kiyo (Memoirs of College of Education Akita University), Vol. 46, pp. 1-8.                                                                         Abstract

 1995: Kami no Sonzai, Hisonzai womegutte (On the Existence/Non-Existence of God), Akita Daigaku Kyoikugakubu Kenkyu Kiyo (Memoirs of College of Education Akita University), Vol. 47, pp. 1-12.                                                                       Abstract

      Bunkashogeki kara Bunkashototsu e (Culture Shock or Culture Clash?), Akita Daigaku Sougokisokyoiku Kenkyu Kiyo (Memoirs of General Education Akita University), Vol. 2, pp. 67-75.

 

 1996: Meta Rinrigaku to Hihantekigorishugi (The Place of Critical Rationalism in Meta-Ethics), Akita Daigaku Kyoikugakubu Kenkyu Kiyo (Memoirs of College of Education Akita University), Vol. 50, pp. 13-23.                                                              Abstract

 1997: Hihantekigorishugi to Hanhihantekigorishugi no Sogo: Hanshoshugi no Kantenkara (Some Conflicts between Critical Rationalism and Pancritical Rationalism: From a Falsificationist Point of View), Akita Daigaku Kyoikugakubu Kenkyu Kiyo (Memoirs of College of Education Akita University), Vol. 51, pp. 19-26.                                                Abstract

 1998: Duhem-Quine Thesis to Popper (The Duhem-Quine Thesis and Popper), Kagaku Tetsugaku (Philosophy of Science, (Journal of the Philosophy of Science Society, Japan), Vol. 31, No. 1, 15, pp. 85-99.                                                                     Abstract

 

 2002: Hihanteki-gorishugi to Jiyushugi/Hoshushugi: Hayashi Kentoro no Popper-ron (Is Critical Rationalism Conservatism? ), Akita Daigaku Kyoikugakubu Kenkyu Kiyo (Memoirs of College of Education Akita University), Vol. 57, pp. 41-50.                         

Abstract

2006: Gorishugi to Ken'ishugi (Rationalism and Authoritarianism), Popper Letters, the Japan Popper Society, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 1-7.

2008: Descartes no Busshin-NIgenron Saiko (Descartes' Body-Mind Dualism Revisited), Akita Daigaku Kyoikugakubu Kenkyu Kiyo (Memoirs of College of Education Akita University), Vol. 63, pp. 1-12.                                                                      Abstract

2009: Minshushugi no Jisatsukoi (On Democratic Suicide), Akita Daigaku Kyoikugakubu Kenkyu Kiyo (Memoirs of College of Education Akita University), Vol. 64, pp. 33-44.

Abstract

2010: Minpo, Sosensuuhaijoko nikansuru Rinriteki Ichikosatsu (An Ethical Reflection on Ancestor-Worship in the Current Civil Code), Akita Daigaku Kyoikugakubu Kenkyu Kiyo (Memoirs of College of Education Akita University), Vol.65, pp. 19-32.

Abstract

2011: Daigyakusatsu no Kokun (Lessons from the Massacre in Genesis 34), Akita Daigaku Kyoikugakubu Kenkyu Kiyo (Memoirs of College of Education Akita University), Vol. 66, pp. 11-21.

Abstract

2012: Shinrigaku to Kagakuhohoron: Popper to Hutari no Shinrigakusya (K. Buhler to A. Adler) (On the Relationship between Psychology and Methodology of Science: Popper and Two Psychologists (Karl Buhler and Alfred Adler)) , Akita Daigaku Kyoikugakubu Kenkyu Kiyo (Memoirs of College of Education Akita University), Vol. 67, pp. 57-66.

Abstract

2013: Popper no Shukyokan Saiko (Popper’s Views on Religion: A Reappraisal), Akita Daigaku Kyoikugakubu Kenkyu Kiyo (Memoirs of College of Education Akita University), Vol. 68, pp. 103-118.

Abstract

Jinrui no Goritekitoitsu toiu Popper no Rinen ni Terashite (From Popper’s Idea of Rational Unity of Mankind), Studies in Critical Rationalism, the Japan Popper Society, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 43-60.

Miller to Bartley no Soten to Popper no Higorina Riseishinko nitsuite (Point of Issue between Miller and Bartley, and Popper’s Irrational Faith in Reason), Studies in Critical Rationalism, the Japan Popper Society, Vol. 5, No.2, pp. 6-9.

2014: Shukyoteki Churitsusei no Gensoku kara Mita Shukyo-kyoiku nitsuite (On Religious Education through the Principle of Religious Neutrality), Akita Daigaku Kyoikugakubu Kenkyu Kiyo (Memoirs of College of Education Akita University), Vol. 69, pp. 27-35.

Abstract

2016: Himitsri no Henko ni Koshite: Hihanteki-dento no Shikinseki (Against Surreptitious Changes: A Touchstone for Critical Tradition), Akita Daigaku Kyoikugakubu Kenkyu Kiyo (Memoirs of College of Education Akita University), Vol.71, pp. 37-49.

Abstract

2017: Sotaishugi to Sotaikashugi (Relativism and Relativizationism), Akita Daigaku Kyoikugakubu Kenkyu Kiyo (Memoirs of College of Education Akita University), Vol. 72, pp. 31-35.

Abstract

2018: Gorisei no Shoso (Aspects of Rationality), Akita Daigaku Kyoikugakubu Kenkyu Kiyo (Memoirs of College of Education Akita University), Vol. 73, pp. 59-68.

Abstract

2021: Popper no Yudayatekihaikei (On Popper's Jewish Background), 

Studies in Critical Rationalism, the Japan Popper Society, Vol. 12, No.1, pp. 7-18.

Abstract

 Articles, etc. (English)

 1982: FALSIFICATIONISM VERSUS CORROBORATIONISM, Miscellanea Philosophica, University of Tsukuba Philosophical Association, Vol. 1, pp. 67-78.

Typo corrected version is here

​ 1991: The Paradox of Corroboration, Popper Letters, the Japan Popper Society, Vol. 3, No. 2,

pp. 4-12.

 1993: Coexistence of Internalism and Externalism,

Tsukuba Tetsugaku (Journal for the philosophical moments in Tsukuba), Vol. 4, pp. 60-66.

 1995: Moral Decision in Popper's Critical Rationalism, The Annals of the Japan Association for Philosophy of Science, Vol. 8, No. 5, pp. 261-66.

 1993: Mails exchanged between Prof. Tachibana and Prof. Agassi on the Kyoto Prize Workshop, Popper Letters, the Japan Popper Society, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 24-26.

 2000: Tolerant Rationalism, The Annals of the Japan Association for Philosophy of Science, Vol. 9, No. 5, pp. 245-54

 2006: Criticism and Surreptitious Changes, Learning for Democracy, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 49-58.

      On Political Neutrality in Education, Learning for Democracy, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 73-77.

      Can the Japanese Learn to Welcome Criticism Openly, Karl Popper A Centenary Assessment,

Vol. I, pp. 203-15.

2014: Is Taisho Demokurashi the Same as Taisho Democracy?, Japan's Multilayered Democracy, edited by Sigal Ben-Rafael Galanti, Nissim Otmazgin and Alon Levkowitz, Lexington Books, chapter 3, pp. 37-51.

2017: How can we attain both democracy and constitutionalism?, Encouraging Openness: Essays for Joseph Agassi on the Occasion of His 90th Birthday, Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science, edited by Stefano Gattei and Bar-am Nimrod, Springer, chapter 26,

pp.305-318.

 

 Chapters in Books (Japanese)

 1991: Kagaku to Ken'ishugi (Science and Authoritarianism), Kagaku towa Nandarouka  (What is Science?), Bokutaku Publisher (Tokyo), pp. 141-78.

 1994: Hihantekigorishugi Saiko (Reconsideration of Critical Rationalism), Tetsugakushisaku to Genjitsusekai (Philosophical Speculation and the Real World), Soubun Publisher (Tokyo),

pp. 427-62.

 2000: Duhem-Quine Thesis to Hanshoshugi (The Duhem-Quine Thesis and Falsificationism), Hihan to Chosen (Criticism and Challenge), Mirai Publisher (Tokyo), pp. 141-78.

 

 Translations

2001: Bryan Magee, Tetsugaku to Genjitsusekai: Popper Tetsugaku Nyumon (Philosophy and the Real World: An Introduction to Karl Popper, Open Court, La Salle, Illinois, 1985), Koseisha-Koseikaku Publisher (Tokyo), 166pp.

     Maurice Finocchiaro, Kagaku niokeru Hihan Suiron Handan (Criticism, Reasoning, and Judgment in Science, Critical Rationalism, Metaphysics and Science, edited by I. C. Jarvie and Nathaniel Laor, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1995), Popper Letters, the Japan Popper Society,

Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 35-48.

2002: Joseph Agassi, Kagaku no Daihakken wa Naze Umaretaka (The Continuing Revolution: A History of Physics from the Greeks to Einstein, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1968), Kodansha Publisher (Tokyo), 267pp.

2007: Hyam Maccoby, Barcelona no Kyuteinite (The Disputation, Calder Publications, London, 2001), Myrtos Publisher, 2007, 163pp.

2010: Joseph Agassi, Tsuzokutekina Popper Hihansha-tachi: Kuhn, Feyerabend, Lakatos (Let a Thousand Flowers Bloom: Popper's Popular Critics, Anuar, 7), Studies in Critical Rationalism, the Japan Popper Society, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 7-23.

2013: Popper Kami nitsite Kataru: Edward Zerin no Interview (1969-nen/ 1998-nen) (Karl Popper on God: Interview with Edward Zerin (1969/ 1998), After the Open Society Selected Social and Political Writings, edited by Jeremy Shearmur and Piers Norris Turner, Routledge, London and New York, 2008), Studies in Critical Rationalism, the Japan Popper Society, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 40-43.

 

 Items in Encyclopedia, etc.

 1994: Yudayakyo (Judaism), Sekai Syukyo Soran (Encyclopedia of World Religions), Shin Jinbutsu Ourai Publisher (Tokyo), pp. 338-43.

 2003: Ayamari ga Kagaku no Daihakken wo Umu (Great Discoveries of Science are born from Mistakes), Hon (The Book), 28 (1), Kodansha publisher, pp. 50-52.

 2007: Kinoho (Induction) etc., Igirisu Tetsugaku Shiso Jiten (Dictionary o British Philosophy and Thought), Kenkyusha publisher, pp. 93-96, etc.

 

 Reviews (Japanese)

 1988: Book Review, Mark Amadeus Notturno, Objectivity, Rationality and the Third Realm: Justification and the Psychologism A Sudy of Frege and Popper, Kagaku Kisoron Kenkyu (Journal of the Japan Association for Philosophy of Science), Vol. 18, No. 3. pp. 55-6.

 1995: Book Review, Malachi H. Hacohen, The Making of the Open Society: Karl Popper, Philosophy and Politics in Interwar Vienna, U. M. I. Dissertation Information Service, Popper Letters, the Japan Popper Society, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 41-2.