Masako Ota

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Name
Masako Ota
E-mail
mskphil0161gmail.com
Affiliation
Toyo University
Research funding number
50376969

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2019
 - 
Today
parttime lecturer, Toyo University
 

Published Papers

 
Is Self-Deception Responsible?
Masako Ota
The Annals of Legal Philosphy   270-281   Oct 2014   [Refereed]
Masako Ota
Kagaku Tetsugaku   44(1) 75-90   Aug 2011   [Refereed][Invited]
In his Book Kagaku no Sekai to Kokoro no Tetsugaku, Michio Kobayashi features on Descartes’ theory of minds as “subjective-active consciousness”, and defends it against the physicalist movement of philosophy of mind. I try to show that Kobayashi’s...
Masako Ota
JOURNAL OF THE GRADUAE SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES AND SCIENCES   10 153-160   Mar 2008   [Refereed]
In order to vindicate the causality of the mental, the three principles "distinctness of the mental from the physical," "physical closure of causality," and "causal relevance of the mental" must hold coherently. However, one of the problems of men...
Masako Ota
Kagaku Tetsugaku   38(1) 17-29   Jul 2005   [Refereed]
Masako Ohta
Kagaku Tetsugaku   37(1) 15-27   Jul 2004   [Refereed]
Masako Ohta
Philosophy of Science   32(1) 45-54   Jul 1999   [Refereed]
Is physical explanation ...than nonphysical explanation?
Masako Ohta
Journal of faculty of Human Science, ochanomizu University Graduate School   (20) 109-115   Mar 1998
Masako Ota
24(2) 39-44   Feb 1998   [Refereed]
On caulal explanation
Masako Ohta
Journal of faculty of Human Science, ochanomizu University Graduate School   (19) 135-142   Mar 1997

Books etc

 
Masako Ota
Keiso Shobo   Jan 2010   ISBN:4326154098
Mind in a Physical World
Jaegwon Kim (Part:Single Translation)
Keiso Shobo   Jul 2006   ISBN:4326199490
Tim Crane (Part:Joint Translation, prologue; chapter 2)
Keiso Shobo   Sep 2001   ISBN:4326153563

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Justificaton, excuse and blame
Masako Ota
JACAP 8th meeting   7 May 2016   
Looking for the place of belief from a self-deceptional point of view
Masako Ota
3 Nov 2012   
The Motivation and Role of Negative Self-Deception
Masako Ota
Nov 2011   

Education

 
Apr 1994
 - 
Mar 2001
Department of Comparative Studies of Societies and Cultures, Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences (doctorial course), Ochanomizu University
 
Apr 1992
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Mar 1994
Department of Philosophy, Graduate School of Humanities (master course), Ochanomizu University
 
Apr 1988
 - 
Mar 1992
Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Letters and Education, Ochanimizu University