MOON Kyungnam

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MOON Kyungnam
Tohoku Gakuin University
Department of Language and Culture, Faculty of Liberal Arts
Job title
Associate Professor
Doctor of Philosophy(University of Tokyo)
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2017
Associate Professor, Department of Language and Culture, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Tohoku Gakuin University
Apr 2016
Mar 2017
Adjunct Faculty, Faculty of Letters, Faculty of Psychology, Rissho University
Apr 2016
Mar 2017
Assistant Professor, Division of First-Year Education, Komaba Organization for Educational Excellence, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences/College of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo
Sep 2015
Mar 2016
Academic Assistant, Programs in English at Komaba, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo
Apr 2015
Mar 2016
Adjunct Faculty, School of Network and Information, Senshu University


Apr 2006
Mar 2016
Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies, Department of Comparative Literature and Culture, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo
Apr 2002
Mar 2006
Department of Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies, Japanese Intercultural Studies, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo

Awards & Honors

Mar 2010
Ichiko Memorial Award, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo

Published Papers

MOON Kyungnam
University of Tokyo      2016
MOON Kyungnam
UTCP-Uehiro Booklet 1, "Papers from the 2012 University of Tokyo – University of Hawai’i summer residential institute in comparative philosophy"   149-158   Aug 2013
MOON Kyungnam
Journal of Classical Studies   LX 76-86   Mar 2012   [Refereed]
Aristotle's formulation of perception as receiving form without matter in De anima II.12 has proven one of the most challenging phrases in his corpus. Recent debates between spiritualists who believe that no corresponding material changes accompan...
MOON Kyungnam
UTCP Booklet 21, ICCT Series 1, "Rethinking Enlightenment in global and historical context"   87-96   Mar 2011
MOON Kyungnam
Archive for Philosophy and the History of Science   13 169-196   Mar 2011   [Refereed]


MOON Kyungnam
New Frontiers in Asian Scholarship      Jun 2015
MOON Kyungnam
NewFrontiers in Asian Scholarship      Jun 2014
MOON Kyungnam
   Jul 2013

Conference Activities & Talks

Pathos and the nature of persuasion: Aristotle's rhetorical publicness
MOON Kyungnam
10th East-West Philosophers' Conference   May 2011   
Beyond the essential and formal definitions of Enlightenment
MOON Kyungnam
International Center for Critical Theory 2010 Summer Workshop   Aug 2010   
Aristotle on perceptual consciousness: How are we conscious when we see?
MOON Kyungnam
6th Ohsawa Colloquium   May 2009   

Research Grants & Projects

Scholarship Recipient
Atsumi International Foundation: Scholarship
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2016    Investigator(s): MOON Kyungnam
Visiting Fellow
Harvard Yenching Institute: Visiting Fellowship
Project Year: Aug 2013 - Dec 2014    Investigator(s): MOON Kyungnam
Scholarship Recipient
Japanese Government (MEXT): Scholarship for Research Students
Project Year: Apr 2010 - Mar 2013    Investigator(s): MOON Kyungnam
Scholarship Recipient
Nomura Cultural Foundation (currently the Nomura Foundation): Scholarship
Project Year: Apr 2008 - Mar 2010    Investigator(s): MOON Kyungnam
Scholarship Recipient
The Japan International Cooperation Foundation: Jinnai International Student Scholarship for Undergraduate Student
Project Year: Apr 2002 - Mar 2006    Investigator(s): MOON Kyungnam


Sep 2016
Invited Commentator of the round table discussion “Humans and Robots: Towards a Society of Coexistence,” and Session Chair of the session “Diversity (1),” at 3rd Asia Future Conference, University of Kitakyushu, Kitakyushu.
Feb 2013
Commentator at CPAG-UTCP Asian Philosophy Forum Workshop by Professor Yong Huang and Professor John Tucker, University of Tokyo, Komaba.
Dec 2012
Moderator at UTCP Lecture by Dr. George Wrisley, “The Buddha Still Rides a Bike: Wittgenstein, Dōgen, and the Entanglement of Language and Enlightenment,” University of Tokyo, Komaba.