ISEDA Tetsuji

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ISEDA Tetsuji
Kyoto University
Job title
Associate Professor
Doctor of Philosophy(University of Maryland)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

- associate professor in Nagoya University
 associate professor in Nagoya University
 assistant professor in Nagoya University


Sep 1995
May 2001
Department of Philosophy, University of Maryland, College Park
Apr 1991
Mar 1999
Department of Ethics, Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University
Apr 1987
Mar 1991
Faculty of Letters, Kyoto University

Committee Memberships

15th Congress on Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science (CLMPS)  program committee
IHPST Asia Regional Conference  Science Committee
Philosophy of Science Society, Japan  editorial board

Published Papers

How Should We Teach the Ford Pinto Case?
ISEDA Tetsuji
Journal of Engineering Ethics   (13) 1-36   Nov 2016   [Refereed]
Bayesianism as a Set of Meta-criteria and Its Social Application
ISEDA Tetsuji
Korean Journal for the Philosophy of Science   18(2) 35-64   Jul 2015   [Refereed]
Is Whig history inadmissible?
ISEDA Tetsuji
Nagoya Journal of Philosophy   10 4-24   Nov 2013   [Refereed][Invited]
How to teach research integrity without the notion: attempts in Japan
Tetsuji Iseda
T. Mayer and N.Steneck eds. Promoting Research Integrity in a Global Environment. World Scientific Pub. Co, pp. 251-243      Jan 2012
When is diversity within a field desirable? --a social-epistemological analysis of current American sociology--
Tetsuji Iseda
『哲學研究』 591号 pp.1-18 (アラビア数字ページ)      Apr 2011   [Refereed]
T. Iseda
Science and Engineering Ethics   14(2) 165-176   Jun 2008   [Refereed]
"Unsettled-Domain Utilitarianism: A Revision of Hare's Two-Level Theory for Application"
Tetsuji Iseda
『哲学』 59号, 25-38ページ      Apr 2008   [Refereed]
Journal of Japanese scientists   41(11) 580-585   Nov 2006
Annals of the Chubu Society of Philosophy   (39) 54-65   2006
Nagoya journal of philosophy   5 29-53   2006
What should be considered for animal welfare?
T. Iseda
Experimental animals / Japanese Association for Laboratory Animal Science   52(4) 73-75   2003   [Refereed]
Recent developments on the demarcation problem
Iseda Tetsuji
Nagoya philosophical journal   5 31-42   2001
Scientific rationality and the \éven stronger programme\\'
T. Iseda
AI and Society   13(1-2) 156-163   1999   [Refereed]
Use-novelty, severity, and a systematic neglect of relevant alternatives
T. Iseda
Philosophy of Science   66(3 SUPPL. 1) S403-S413   1999   [Refereed]
Studien zur praktischen Philosophie   67-98   Nov 1996


Review of In Search of Mechanisms: Discoveries across the Life Sciences
ISEDA Tetsuji
Taiwanese Journal for Studies of Science, Technologyand Medicine   (21) 265-272   Oct 2015   [Invited]
KURODA Kotaro, TODAYAMA Kzuhisa, ISEDA Tetsuji
平成21年度 106-107   Aug 2009
Nagoya journal of philosophy   6 99-105   2007
Nagoya journal of philosophy   5 75-92   2006

Books etc

Psychiatry and Philosophy of Science
Rachel Cooper, translated by Iseda Tetsuji , Murai Toshiya and others (Part:Joint Translation)
Jun 2015   
World Conference on Research Integrity, Mayer Tony, Steneck Nicholas H. (Part:Joint Work)
World Scientific   2012   ISBN:9789814340977
Community in the Digital Age: Philosophy and Practice
A. Feenberg and D. Barney eds.
Rowman and Littlefield   2004   

Conference Activities & Talks

STS and Critical Thinking Education: A happy marriage [Invited]
ISEDA Tetsuji
Future Humanities Forum   7 Nov 2016   
Philosophical reflections on research integrity in the global context
ISEDA Tetsuji
Research Integrity Workshop   19 Sep 2016   
Managing the Trading Zone Effectively: How Philosophy Can Help in Developing Interdisciplinary Pidgin
ISEDA Tetsuji
EASTS (East Asian Science, Technology and Society) Conference 2015,   3 Oct 2015   
A Bayesian look at inconsistencies in science
ISEDA Tetsuji
The 5th Asia-Pacific Conference on the Philosophy of Science   25 Aug 2015   
How can Bayesians help communications on climate change?
ISEDA Tetsuji
15th Congress on Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science (CLMPS)   4 Aug 2015   
What kind of measures does Kyoto University need to take in terms of research integrity? [Invited]
ISEDA Tetsuji
International Workshop on Research Integrity and Clinical Ethics   19 Mar 2015   
Historical reconsideration of empirical adequacy as the aim of science
ISEDA Tetsuji
4th East Asia &Southeast Asia Conference in Philosophy of Science   6 Nov 2014   
How philosophy of science answers to the contemporary problems in East Asia
ISEDA Tetsuji
Fourth meeting of Japan-China Philosophy Forum   21 Sep 2014   
Am I happier as a teacher if my students understand my lecture?; implications of the role theory for the preference satisfaction view of human welfare
ISEDA Tetsuji
The Thirteenth Conference of the International Society for Utilitarian Studies (ISUS XIII Yokohama)   19 Aug 2014   
Pseudoscience as a philosophical topic
ISEDA Tetsuji
NTHU-KYOTO workshop on Philosophy for Young Scholars   13 Mar 2014   
comment on A Search for Mechanism [Invited]
ISEDA Tetsuji
Japan-Taiwan Philosophy and History of Biology Workshop   7 Mar 2014   
Contextualizing the aim of science and scientific realism
ISEDA Tetsuji
Kyoto Bristol Symposium   9 Jan 2014   
Collective confidence in global warming: a social Bayesian point of view
ISEDA Tetsuji
The Third East Asia Conference on the Philosophy of Science, (EACPS)   4 Oct 2013   
Epistemic diversity: mutual checking, evidential basis and a division of labor [Invited]
ISEDA Tetsuji
國立中正大學哲學系中正哲學跨領域講座系列第二十五場   10 Dec 2012   
introduction to the philosophy of science through pseudoscience
ISEDA Tetsuji
the First IHPST Asian Regional Conference   18 Oct 2012   
Bayesianism as the foundation for risk communication
ISEDA Tetsuji
the first Conference on contemporary philosophy in East Asia   8 Sep 2012   
Teaching meta-critical thinking
ISEDA Tetsuji
International Conference on Thinking 2012   5 Jul 2012   
Epistemic Diversity as a Means for Mutual Checking
ISEDA Tetsuji
Tokyo Forum for Analytic Philosophy   20 Nov 2011   
A statistical model of vagueness based on supervaluationism
ISEDA Tetsuji
14th CLMPS (Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science)   26 Jul 2011   
Meta-Bayesian approach to the demarcation problem [Invited]
ISEDA Tetsuji
Taiwan-Japan Workshop on Analytic Philosophy   19 Jun 2011   


Foundation of Information Ethics
1995 - 2003
investigation on science and technology ethics education
2002 - 2003
management of technology
2003 - 2004

Research Grants & Projects

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2007 - 2008    Investigator(s): Tetsuji ISEDA
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2005 - 2006    Investigator(s): Tetsuji ISEDA
In this research, first of all, we investigated and analyzed literatures on virtue ethics and on engineering ethics, along with the investigation of research trends by attending international conferences. We found that the possibility that pride m...
social epistemology
ethical problems with science and technology
nature of moral concepts