Ohtani Hiroshi

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Ohtani Hiroshi
Tokyo Woman's Christian University

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Musashino University Faculty of Human Sciences Department of Human Sciences
Apr 2007
Mar 2012
Apr 2008
Mar 2010
Aug 2009
Apr 2010
Sep 2013
Mar 2014
Sophia Univeristy Lecturer


Apr 2002
Mar 2004
Graduate School, Division of Humanities and Social Sciences, The University of Tokyo
Apr 2004
Mar 2007
Graduate School, Division of Humanities and Social Sciences, The University of Tokyo
Apr 1998
Mar 2002
The University of Tokyo

Published Papers

Experimental ordinary language philosophy: a cross-linguistic study of defeasible default inferences
Eugen Fischer, Paul E. Engelhardt, Joachim Horvath, Hiroshi Ohtani
Synthese      Jan 2019   [Refereed]
Philosophical pictures about mathematics: Wittgenstein and contradiction
Synthese   195(5) 2039-2063   May 2018   [Refereed]
Ethics of Noriyuki Makihara: Popular Music as Ethical Inquiry
Philcul   1(2) 142-163   Sep 2016   [Invited]
Synthese   193(6) 1795-1816   Jun 2016   [Refereed]
World-Pictures in On Certainty
Hiroshi Ohtani
Papers of the 37th International Wittgenstein Symposium   200-202   Aug 2014   [Refereed]
In On Certainty, Wittgenstein argues that world-pictures are things that stand fast. However, what do the sentences about them express? Some say that they are propositions, while others regard them as grammatical rules. In this paper, I inv...

Conference Activities & Talks

Experimental Pragmatics Meets Philosophical Paradox: A Cross-Linguistic Study
Eugen Fischer, Paul Engelhardt, Joachim Horvath and Hiroshi Ohtani
2nd International Conference of the Experimental Philosophy Group Germany   17 Nov 2017   Institute of Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Mind and Cognition Group
Philosophical clarification in Rawls and Wittgenstein
Ohtani Hiroshi
Wittgensteinian Approaches to Moral Philosophy, 3rd edition   21 Sep 2017   KU Leuven
Wittgenstein and Japanese Pure Land Buddhism: A study in the philosophy of religion [Invited]
Wittgenstein in different philosophical and cultural traditions   15 Jul 2017   University of Amsterdam
Political philosophy from a Wittgensteinian point of view
The 45 International Meeting of Hongo Metaphysics Club   4 Mar 2017   
Does Wittgenstein offer a theory in the philosophy of mathematics?
Wittgenstein and Contemporary Philosophy   12 Nov 2016   Musashino University