ABE Hiroshi

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ABE Hiroshi
Kyoto University
Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Department of Human Coexistence
Job title
Associate Professor
(BLANK)(Kyoto University), (BLANK)(Kyoto University)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2016
Professor, Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University
Apr 2006
Mar 2016
Associate Professor, Graduate School for Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University
Apr 2011
Jul 2012
Research Fellow, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
May 2003
Mar 2006
Assistant Professor, Department of Research, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature
Apr 2000
Apr 2003
Asistant Professor, Graduate School for Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University


Graduate School, Division of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University
Faculty of Literature, Kyoto University

Awards & Honors

Jun 2017
Philipp Franz von Siebold Award, Federal Republic of Germany

Published Papers

Apel and Locke on our Duty to Future Generations
Hiroshi Abe
Metodo. International Studies in Phenomenology and Philosophy   5(2) 47-56   Dec 2017   [Refereed][Invited]
Madame la métaphysique se meurt, madame la métaphysique est morte?
ABE Hiroshi
Wozu Metaphysik? Historisch-systematische Perspektiven   69-78   Oct 2017   [Refereed][Invited]
A ‘Cosmopolis’ as the Foundation for Understanding Cultural Differences
ABE Hiroshi
Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering   4(3) 169-173   Jan 2017   [Refereed][Invited]
Ist die Welt sinnlos? –– Leibniz und Jonas
ABE Hiroshi
Giornale Critico di Storia delle Idee   14 113-122   Jan 2016   [Refereed][Invited]
Umweltethik im modernen Japan
Hirohshi Abe
Begriff und Bild der modernen japanischen Philosophie, ed. by R. C. Steineck, E. L. Lange and P. Kaufmann (Frommen-Holzboog)   299-315   2014   [Refereed][Invited]
From Symbiosis (kyosei) to the Ontology of 'Arising both from Onself and from Another' (gusho)
Hiroshi Abe
Environmental Philosophy in Asian Tradition of Thought, ed. by J. B. Callicott and J. McRae (SUNY Press)   315-336   2014   [Refereed][Invited]
Nishida und Heidegger über das Selbstsein
Hiroshi Abe
Kitaro Nishida in der Philosophie des 20. Jahrhundert, ed. by R. Elberfeld and Y. Arisaka (Karl Alber)   294-312   2014   [Refereed][Invited]
Thinking as intense as Silence. Spivak wins Kyoto Prize 2012 (tr. in Hungarian by K. Fenyvesi)
Hiroshi Abe
Kalligram Journal (Kalligram)   November 2012 56-57   Nov 2012   [Refereed][Invited]
Global Environmental Studies, Precautionary Principle and Homo Respondens
Hiroshi Abe
SANSAI (Kyoto University Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies)   3 105-115   2008   [Refereed][Invited]

Books etc

Heidegger-Handbook 2
ABE Hiroshi (Part:Joint Editor)
(in Japanese) Hosei University Press   May 2016   
Hiroshi Abe (Part:Joint Editor)
(in Japanese) Hosei University Press   2014   
Those Who Love Wisdom and Skeptical Mind
Hiroshi Abe (Part:Joint Editor)
(in Japanese) Koyo-Shobo   Feb 2008   
The Heritage of Kyoto School of Philosophy. Life, Death and Environment
Hiroshi Abe (Part:Joint Work, PP. 71-119)
(in Japanese) Koyo-Shobo (Ed. T. Ogawa)   2008   
Das "Da": Its Logos and Ethos. "Ent-sprechung" to Heidegger
Hiroshi Abe
(in Japanese) Koyo-shobo   2002   

Conference Activities & Talks

From the Temporality of the Eternal Return to Intergenerational Responsibility
ABE Hiroshi
24th World Congress of Philosophy   19 Aug 2018   
Wissenschaft vom Menschen als Ethik? –– Tetsuro Watsujis Ethik wieder aufgreifen [Invited]
ABE Hiroshi
10th Nichi-Doku Joint Lecture   19 Jul 2018   
Tetsuro Watsujis Ethik [Invited]
ABE Hiroshi
Zweites Tübinger Phänomenologisches Kolloquium   17 Jul 2018   
Hans Jonas in Japan [Invited]
ABE Hiroshi
Internationale Hans Jonas Tagung   9 Jun 2018   
Hans Jonas on ontology / metaphysics [Invited]
ABE Hiroshi
Internationale Hans Jonas Tagung   7 Jun 2018   
Double Intergenerational Responsibility
ABE Hiroshi
2017 Annual Meeting of International Association for Environmental Philosophy   22 Oct 2017   
Being Japanese in Light of the ‘I-Novel’ (Shishôsetsu) [Invited]
ABE Hiroshi
University of Macau, Macau, China   28 Apr 2017   
Schelling und Spinoza über menschliche Freiheit [Invited]
ABE Hiroshi
1. Workshop des DFG-Projekts “Schellings Philosophie der menschlichen Freiheit”: Methode und System in Schellings Freiheitsschrift (Carl Friedrich von Siemens Foundation, Munich, Germany)   21 Jul 2016   
Why do we owe a duty to future generations? [Invited]
ABE Hiroshi
The 7th Future Earth in Asia Seminar: Including Future Generations in Discussions on Sustainability (Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Kyoto, Japan)   25 Mar 2016   
What is Intergenerational Responsibility?
ABE Hiroshi
International Conference: Nature Time Responsibility 2 (Kyoto University, Kyoto)   12 Mar 2016   
Santouka Taneda. Ein Künstler im Zeitalter des Ge-stells [Invited]
ABE Hiroshi
Deutsch-Japanisches Symposium zum 30. Jubiläumsjahr der Städtepartnerschaft Meßkirch-Kahokushi (Schloss Meßkirch, Meßkirch, Germany)   5 Sep 2015   
Ist die Welt sinnlos? ― Leibniz und Jonas [Invited]
ABE Hiroshi
Hans Jonas und die klassische Philosophie (Haus Erholung, Mönchengladbach, Germany)   17 Dec 2014   
Ist Existenzphilosophie heute möglich?
ABE Hiroshi
Swiss-Kyoto-Symposium, Session "Existentialismus heute" (Zurich University, Zurich, Switzerland)   22 Nov 2013   
The Groundwork for Protecting Nature ― From a Japanese Point of view
ABE Hiroshi
Humboldt-Kolleg "Nature Time Responsibility" (Macau University, Macau, China)   14 Apr 2013   
Über zukunftsorientierte Verantwortung (Ludwig-Maximilian University, Munich, Germany) [Invited]
ABE Hiroshi
16 Jul 2012   
Nishida und Heidegger über das Selbstsein [Invited]
ABE Hiroshi
Nishida Kitaro in der Philosophie des 20. Hundert (Hildesheim University, Hildesheim, Germany)   7 Sep 2011   
A 'Cosmopolis' as the Foundation for Understanding Cultural Differences [Invited]
ABE Hiroshi
The Fourth Meeting at the Gateway of the Balkans Interdisciplinary Conference: Chances of Cultural Differnces-The Ethics, Petics, and Politics of Borderless Hospitality (Pecs Cultural Centre, Pecs, Hungary)   5 Nov 2010   
The Civilization of Science and Technology for an Integrated System of Global Environmental Studies: An Interpretation of Hans Jonas's The Imperative of Responsibility [Invited]
Abe, H.
The 9th Kyoto University International Symposium: Integrating Global Environmental Studies towards Human Security   23 Jun 2007   

Research Grants & Projects

Study on Heidegger's philosophy
Study on possibilities of phenomenological philosophy
Philosophical study on environmental problem