Fumitake Yoshizawa

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Fumitake Yoshizawa
Akita University
Center for Promotion of Educational Research and Affairs
Job title
Assistant Professor
Ph.D.(Chiba University)
Research funding number

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Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2019
Lecturer, Global Center for Higher Education, Akita University
Apr 2016
Mar 2018
Assistant Professor, Division of Global and Carrier Education, Kogakuin University

Published Papers

Fumitake Yoshizawa
Journal of Philosophy of Life (Special Issue: Reconsidering Meaning in Life – A Philosophical Dialogue with Thaddeus Metz)   5(3) 134-149   Oct 2015   [Refereed]
Fumitake Yoshizawa
Applied Ethics: Risk, Justice and Liberty   85-95   Jul 2013   [Refereed]
Contemporary and Applied Philosophy   4 1-18   Jul 2012   [Refereed]
In this paper, I distinguish three conflicts between our commonsensical understandings of the
dead: (1) a conflict about the harm of death that the dead suffers, (2) a conflict about the relations
that the living person bears to the dead, and (3...
Studies on humanities and social sciences of Chiba University   0(20) 253-263   Mar 2010


Humanities and Social Science Studies for Space  Exploration:Current Status and Future Perspectives
Humanities and Social Science Studies for Space  Exploration:Current Status and Future Perspectives      Mar 2016

Books etc

Space Ethics
Fumitake Yoshizawa (Part:Contributor)
Dec 2018   ISBN:4812217385
Reconsidering Meaning in Life: A Philosophical Dialogue with Thaddeus Metz
Fumitake Yoshizawa (Part:Contributor, Death and the Meaning of Life: A Critical Study of Metz’s Meaning in Life)
Journal of Philosophy of Life   Jan 2016   ISBN:ASIN: B01A7021ZY
Kindle: http://www.amazon.co.jp/dp/B01A7021ZY/
This book is a collection of all the papers and essays published in the Special Issue “Reconsidering Meaning in Life: A Philosophical Dialogue with Thaddeus Metz,” Journal of Philosophy of Life, Vol....

Conference Activities & Talks

Philosophy of Meaning and Death [Invited]
Fumitake Yoshizawa
6 Sep 2019   
Internal and External Relations between Death and the Meaninglessness of Life
Fumitake Yoshizawa
Meaning of Life International Conference   12 Jun 2019   
What does death deprive us of? [Invited]
Fumitake Yoshizawa
30 Mar 2019   
What exactly is the Asymmetry of Procreational Duties (that is Allegedly Explained by Benatar’s Basic Asymmetry)?
Fumitake Yoshizawa
Seminar on “Meaning in life” and Analytic Existentialism Meeting with David Benatar and Thaddeus Metz   19 Aug 2018   
Lacking Properties and Zero Well-Being [Invited]
Fumitake Yoshizawa
Workshop: Philosophy of Death and Meaning   4 Aug 2018