SUSATO Ryu

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Name
SUSATO Ryu
Affiliation
Keio University
Section
Faculty of Economics, Department of Economics
Job title
Professor

Research Areas

 
 

Books etc

 
SUSATO Ryu
2015   ISBN:9780748699803

Published Papers

 
SUSATO Ryu
Modern Intellectual History   13(3) 569-596   2016   [Refereed]
Despite the recent boom in research on the reception and influence of Hume’s
writings, most scholars have overlooked the fact that his enigmatic essay “Idea of
a Perfect Commonwealth,” published in the Political Discourses in 1752, not only
attrac...
SUSATO Ryu
Journal of the History of Ideas   73(2) 273-293   Apr 2012   [Refereed]
This paper aims to explain why David Hume supported the religious establishment despite his anti-clericalism. First, the Church of England could be regarded as a happy medium between two forms of false religion: superstition and enthusiasm. Second...
SUSATO Ryu
Hume Studies   33(1) 155-178   Apr 2007   [Refereed]
It is generally assumed that in early modern Britain, chivalry—allegedly typified by the Crusades—was considered a negative or even ridiculous ideology until its rehabilitation by the pre-Romantic movement. However, this paper argues that Hume and...
SUSATO Ryu
History of European Ideas   32(3) 263-277   Sep 2006   [Refereed]
Hume's repeated mentions of the vicissitudes of civilization have thus far been neglected, overlooked, or misinterpreted by Hume scholars. Although his references to the “death” or “ruin” of a nation are somewhat hyperbolic, his cyclical view of h...
SUSATO Ryu
Hume Studies   32(1) 167-186   Apr 2006   [Refereed]
The significance of Hume's positive attitude towards luxury might have been overemphasized by his commentators. In fact, arguments in favor of "moderate" luxury had already been entertained before the emergence of Hume's position. Therefore to arg...
ヒュームにおける「奢侈」と文明社会
SUSATO Ryu
経済学史学会年報   38 132-143   May 2000   [Refereed]
ヒュームにおける文明社会と情念-『道徳・政治論集』を中心に-
SUSATO Ryu
イギリス哲学研究   23 35-48   Mar 2000   [Refereed]
ヒューム正義論における自然状態論の意義
SUSATO Ryu
社会思想史研究   23 121-132   1999   [Refereed]

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Jan 1999
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Mar 2001
Research Fellowship for Young Scientists (Doctoral Course Students)
 
Apr 2001
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Mar 2003
Research Fellowship for Young Scientists (Postdoctoral Fellow)
 
Apr 2003
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Mar 2005
Lecturer, Faculty of Economics, Kansai University
 
Apr 2005
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Mar 2006
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Economics, Kansai University
 
Apr 2006
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Mar 2013
Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Kansai University
 
Sep 2008
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Sep 2009
Senior research fellow, Faculty of History, University of Oxford
 
Aug 2010
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Sep 2010
Research fellow, Adam Smith Research Foundation, University of Glasgow
 
Apr 2013
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Mar 2016
Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Kansai University
 
Oct 2014
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Mar 2015
Invited researcher, Département de Philosophie, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
 
Apr 2017
   
 
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Keio University
 

Education

 
Apr 1991
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Mar 1995
Department of Economics, School of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University
 
Apr 1995
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Mar 1997
Graduate School of Economics, Keio University
 
Apr 1997
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Mar 2000
Graduate School of Economics, Keio University
 

Committee Memberships

 
Apr 2017
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Today
The Japanese Society for the History of Economic Thought  Council Members
 
2016
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Today
Hume Society  Editorial Board
 

Misc

 
Christopher J. Berry, David Hume
SUSATO Ryu
Hume Studies   36(2) 242-244   Oct 2010
Neil McArthur, David Hume’s Political Theory: Law, Commerce, and the Constitution of Government
SUSATO Ryu
Journal of the History of Philosophy   47(1) 146-147   Jan 2009
哲学的精神と時代の精神
SUSATO Ryu
ヒューム読本(中才敏郎編)   254-274   Apr 2005   [Invited]
1980年代以降のヒュームの社会・経済思想研究
SUSATO Ryu
経済学史学会年報   46 83-96   Nov 2004   [Invited]

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Two Epicureans in the Age of Enlightenment: Hume and Rousseau on Luxury and Happiness
SUSATO Ryu
29th ECSSS(Eighteenth Scottish Studies Society)/ 47th ASECS(American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies) Joint Annual Meeting   Mar 2016   
Invited Commentator for Book Panel “Author Meets Critics”: Andrew Sabl’s Hume’s Politics: Coordination and Critics in the History of England (with Willem Lemmens and Mark G. Spencer) [Invited]
SUSATO Ryu
40th Hume Society Conference   Jul 2014   Hume Society
Hume as a Friend of Liberty: the Reception of his Perfect Commonwealth
SUSATO Ryu
25th ECSSS (Eighteenth-Century Scottish Studies Society) Annual Meeting   Apr 2012   ECSSS (Eighteenth-Century Scottish Studies Society)
The Empire of Imagination: The Association of Ideas in Hume’s Social Philosophy
SUSATO Ryu
37th Hume Society Conference   Jul 2011   Hume Society
ヒュームの懐疑主義的啓蒙(ヒューム生誕 300 年記念シンポジウム「いまなぜヒュームか」)
SUSATO Ryu
日本イギリス哲学会第35回総会・研究大会   Mar 2011   日本イギリス哲学会
Hume’s ‘Opinion’ in the History of England
SUSATO Ryu
22nd ECSSS Annual Meeting   Jul 2009   ECSSS (Eighteenth-Century Scottish Studies Society)
"The Philosophy of Our Passions" in Hume’s Economic Thought
SUSATO Ryu
35th Hume Society Conference   Aug 2008   Hume Society
Hume’s ‘Mistakes’ and his View of Faction
SUSATO Ryu
33rd Hume Society Conference   Aug 2006   Hume Society
Refinement of Democracy: the Significance of Hume’s perfect commonwealth
SUSATO Ryu
32nd Hume Society Conference,   Jul 2005   Hume Society
Hume’s View of the Persistence of Public Credit
SUSATO Ryu
9th ESHET (European Society for the History of Economic Thought) Conference   Jun 2005   ESHET (European Society for the History of Economic Thought)

Research Grants & Projects

 
Comparative Intellectual History on Hume and Rousseau as Enlightenment Thinkers
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2017    Investigator(s): Ryu Susato
Hume's Sceptical Enlightenment
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2010 - Mar 2013    Investigator(s): Ryu Susato
The Idea of Manners in Hume and the Eighteenth-century Enlightenment
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2008 - Mar 2009    Investigator(s): Ryu Susato
Hume's View of Civilization and Decline
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2006 - Mar 2007    Investigator(s): Ryu Susato
Hume's View of Civilization and Decline
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2004 - Mar 2005    Investigator(s): Ryu Susato