Makoto Usami

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Name
Makoto Usami
URL
http://www.envpolicy.ges.kyoto-u.ac.jp/Eng_index.html
Affiliation
Kyoto University
Section
Hall of Global Environmental Research
Job title
Professor
Degree
Doctor of Laws(Nagoya University)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
2013
 - 
Today
Professor, Hall of Global Environmental Research, Kyoto University
 
2013
 - 
2015
Adjunct Professor, Graduate School of Decision Science and Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology
 
2008
 - 
2013
Professor, Graduate School of Decision Science and Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology
 
2004
 - 
2008
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Decision Science and Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology
 
2002
 - 
2004
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chukyo University
 

Education

 
1989
 - 
1991
Graduate School of Law, Nagoya University
 
1985
 - 
1989
Department of Law, Nagoya University
 

Committee Memberships

 
2014
 - 
Today
Science Council of Japan  Member
 
2014
 - 
Today
Public Policy Studies Association, Japan  Auditor
 
2013
 - 
Today
Japanese National Commission for UNESCO  Member
 
2011
 - 
Today
Philosophy Study  Member, Editorial Board
 
2009
 - 
Today
Japan Association of Legal Philosophy  Member, Council
 

Published Papers

 
Defining Truth Commission
Makoto Usami
Journal of Social Sciences   2(1) 56-61   Feb 2016   [Refereed]
Justice after Catastrophe: Responsibility and Security
Makoto Usami
Ritsumeikan Studies in Language and Culture   26(4) 215-230   Mar 2015
Intergenerational Justice: Rights versus Fairness
Makoto Usami
Philosophy Study   1(4) 237-246   2011   [Refereed]
Global Justice: Redistribution, Reparation, and Reformation
Makoto Usami
Archiv fuer Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie, Beiheft   109 162-169   2007

Books etc

 
Philosophy of Law in the Arctic ("Moral Grounds for Indigenous Hunting Rights")
Makoto Usami et al. (Dawid Bunikowski, ed.) (Part:Contributor, pp. 100-108)
University of the Arctic (e-book)   Jul 2016   
Policy Analysis in Japan ("Law and Public Policy in Contemporary Japan")
Makoto Usami et al. (Yukio Adachi, Sukehiro Hosono and Jun Iio, eds.) (Part:Contributor, pp. 73-87)
Bristol: Policy Press   Jan 2015   
Philosophy of Law
Hirohide Takikawa, Makoto Usami, Ohya Takehiro (Part:Joint Work)
Yuhikaku   Dec 2014   
Transition Management for Sustainable Development ("Deliberation, Expertise and Sustainability")
Makoto Usami et al. (Kazuhiro Ueta and Yukio Adachi, eds.) (Part:Contributor, pp. 189-204)
Tokyo: United Nations University Press   May 2014   
Human Rights and Global Justice: The 10th Kobe Lectures, July 2011 (Archiv fuer Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie, Beiheft 139)
Tetsu Sakurai and Makoto Usami (eds.)
Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag   Jan 2014   
An Anthology of Philosophical Studies, Vol. 5 ("Intergenerational Rights: A Philosophical Examination")
Makoto Usami et al. (Patricia Hanna, ed.) (Part:Contributor, pp. 333-342)
Athens: Athens Institute of Education and Research   2011   
Law and Economics: Exploring the Foundations and Frontiers
Makoto Usami (ed.)
Keisoshobo   Nov 2010   
Politics of Law and Legal Policy: Between Modern and Post-Modern Jurisprudence ("Law as Public Policy: Combining Justice with Interest")
Makoto Usami et al. (Tadeusz Biernat and Marek Zirk-Sadowski, eds.) (Part:Contributor, pp. 292-315)
Warsaw: Wolters Kluwer Polska   2008   
Publicness from the Perspective of Intergenerational Relations
Kotaro Suzumura, Makoto Usami, and Tae-Chang Kim (eds.)
University of Tokyo Press   Jul 2006   
Human Rights in Philosophy and Practice ("Retroactive Justice: Trials for Human Rights Violations under a Prior Regime")
Makoto Usami et al. (Burton M. Leiser and Tom D. Campbell, eds.) (Part:Contributor, pp. 423-442)
England: Ashgate   2001   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
"Historical Responsibility for Climate Change:The problem of Excusable Ignorance”
Makoto Usami
2nd World Congress on Climate Change   26 Sep 2019   
Universal Human Rights: An Uncompromised Defense
Makoto Usami
29th World Congress on the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR-2019)   Jul 2019   International Association for the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR)
What Challenge to Democracy Will Climate Change Present?
Makoto Usami
4th International Conference on Public Policy (ICPP4)   Jun 2019   International Public Policy Association (IPPA)
Historical Responsibility in Climate Justice
Makoto Usami
2nd International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts & Responses   Apr 2019   Climate Change: Impacts & Responses Research Network
Democracy and Violence: What Relationship Exists between Them?
Makoto Usami
9th Tokyo Tech Liberal Arts Mini-Symposium, “Global Justice: Violence and Democracy”   Jan 2019   Tokyo Institute of Technology
Crime, Luck, and Distributive Justice
Makoto Usami
11th East Asian Conference on Philosophy of Law   13 Dec 2018   
The Self and Non-existence
Makoto Usami
Workshop on the Self   19 Oct 2018   University of California San Diego, Kyoto University
Digitization and Distributive Justice
Makoto Usami
Conference on Digitization and Business Ethics   Sep 2018   Business Ethics and Global Governance, Technical University of Munich; Research Group on Ethics of Digitization
Artificial Intelligence and Distributive Justice
Makoto Usami
25th World Congress of Political Science (2018 IPSA World Congress)   Jul 2018   International Political Science Association (IPSA)
Epistemic Democracy: An Examination
Makoto Usami
1st IVR Japan International Conference (IVRJ 2018)   Jul 2018   International Association for the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, Japan Division (IVRJ)
Epistemic Democracy: An Examination of Judgement Democracy
Makoto Usami
2018 Association for Social and Political Philosophy Conference   Jun 2018   Association for Social and Political Philosophy
Crime Prevention as Distributive Justice: A Luck Egalitarian Perspective
Makoto Usami
Redesigning Justice: Promoting Civil Rights, Trust and Fairness   Mar 2018   Howard League for Panel Reform
Disaster Resilience and Social Fairness: A Legal Perspective
Makoto Usami
Research Symposium on Enhancement of Urban Disaster Resilience under the UNU Grant for Global Sustainability Project   Jan 2018   United Nations University Grant for Global Sustainability Project, “Enhancement of Urban Disaster Resilience through Activities of Local Participatory Platform”
The Politics of Anger: Perception vs. Fact
Makoto Usami
Australian Political Studies Association Conference 2017   Sep 2017   Australian Political Studies Association
Prioritarianism and Levelling Down
Makoto Usami
9th European Congress of Analytic Philosophy (ECAP9)   Aug 2017   European Society for Analytic Philosophy
The Right to Development in Climate Policy: A Philosophical Appraisal
Makoto Usami
Institute for Public Policy and Economic Analysis 2017 International Conference (IPPEAN 2017)   Aug 2017   Institute for Public Policy and Economic Analysis
Moral Grounds for Human Rights: An Integrated Approach
Makoto Usami
28th World Congress on the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR-2017)   Jul 2017   International Association for the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy
Generationengerechtigkeit für Sozialversicherung und Finanzen
Makoto Usami
Symposium über Alternde Gesellschaft und die Antworten des Rechts   Jul 2017   Deutsch-Japanische Juristenvereinigung,Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Japanisch-Deutsches Zentrum
Democracy, Expertise, and Climate Change
Makoto Usami
3rd International Conference on Public Policy (ICPP3)   Jun 2017   International Public Policy Association
Disaster Resilience and Social Fairness: Legal Issues
Makoto Usami
Expert Meeting in the Workshop on Enhancement of Urban Disaster Resilience through Activities of Local Participatory Platform   Jan 2017   United Nations University Grant for Global Sustainability Project, “Enhancement of Urban Disaster Resilience through Activities of Local Participatory Platform”
Distributive Goals in Climate Justice
Makoto Usami
4th International Conference on Sustainable Development   Sep 2016   European Center of Sustainable Development
Moral Grounds for Human Rights: A Dualist Approach
Makoto Usami
53rd Societas Ethica Annual Conference “Ethics and Law”   Aug 2016   Societas Ethica
Fairness Issues on Local Participatory Platform: Theoretical and Practical
Makoto Usami
Workshop on Enhancement of Urban Disaster Resilience through Activities of Local Participatory Platform   Jul 2016   United Nations University Grant for Global Sustainability Project, “Enhancement of Urban Disaster Resilience through Activities of Local Participatory Platform”
Distributive Goals and Measures in Global Justice
Makoto Usami
Workshop on Philosophy and Poverty   May 2016   Centre for Ethics and Poverty Reserach, University of Salzburg
Fairness Concerning the Process and Products of Local Participatory Platform
Makoto Usami
Expert Meeting in the Grant for Global Sustainability Project, “Enhancement of Urban Disaster Resilience through Activities of Local Participatory Platform”   Mar 2016   United Nations University Grant for Global Sustainability Project, “Enhancement of Urban Disaster Resilience through Activities of Local Participatory Platform”
The Role of Political Arrangements in Legal Philosophy: A Foreigner's Perspective
Makoto Usami
Workshop “Foreigners in Philosophy”   Mar 2016   Philosophy Department, San Francisco State University
Distributive Goals and Measures in Disaster Resilience Policy
Makoto Usami
Expert Meeting in the Grant for Global Sustainability Project, “Enhancement of Urban Disaster Resilience through Activities of Local Participatory Platform”   Jan 2016   United Nations University Grant for Global Sustainability Project, “Enhancement of Urban Disaster Resilience through Activities of Local Participatory Platform”
Distributive Goals in Climate Justice: Equality, Priority, and Sufficiency
Makoto Usami
52nd Annual Conference of Societas Ethica   Aug 2015   Societas Ethica
The Core, Scope, and Ground of Luck Egalitarianism
Makoto Usami
27th World Congress on the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR-2015)   Jul 2015   International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR)
Human Rights as the Rights of Humans: Philosophical Not Practical
Makoto Usami
Workshop, “The Future of Human Rights: Foundations, Norms, Institutions”   May 2015   Ethics Institute, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Utrecht University
Penal Populism: A Critical Examination
Makoto Usami
Annual International Conference on Interdisciplinary Legal Studies (AICILS 2015)   Mar 2015   FLE Learning
Makoto Usami
2nd International Conference on Sustainable Development   Sep 2014   The European Center of Sustainable Development
Human Rights: Philosophical Not Practical
Makoto Usami
9th East Asian Conference on Philosophy of Law   Aug 2014   
Responsibility for Structural Injustice: A Critical Examination
Makoto Usami
Association for Legal and Social Philosophy Annual Conference   Jul 2014   Association for Legal and Social Philosophy
Makoto Usami
International Conference, “Social Justice and Catastrophe: Risk, Responsibility and Reciprocity”   Mar 2014   
The Paradox of Democratic Penal Policy
Makoto Usami
International Conference, "What Is Justice? Re-imagining Penal Policy"   Oct 2013   The Howard League for Panel Reform
Sustainability Science: The Challenge of Comprehensive Discipline Integration
Makoto Usami
UNU/IR3S/UNESCO Joint Symposium, "Sustainability Science: Promoting Integration and Cooperation"   Sep 2013   
Governance for a Low-Carbon Society
Makoto Usami
Earth System Governance Tokyo Conference: Complex Architectures, Multiple Agents   Jan 2013   Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN), Academy for Co-creative Education of Environment and Energy Science (ACEEES), and Science Council of Japan
Global Justice: What Do We Owe to the Poor?
Makoto Usami
2nd Global Conference “Living Responsibility: Ethical Issues in Everyday Life”   May 2012   Inter-Disciplinary.Net
Tolerating the Hardly Tolerable: The Offense Principle Reconsidered
Makoto Usami
Debating Toleration: Attitudes, Practices and Institutions   Nov 2011   Society for Applied Philosophy and RESPECT Research Project
Truth Commissions in the State-Building Process: Promise and Pitfalls
Makoto Usami
International Workshop on Statebuilding   Oct 2011   Japan International Cooperation Agency Research Institute (JICA-RI)
Global Justice, Human Rights, and State Duties
Makoto Usami
Association for Legal and Social Philosophy Annual Conference   Jul 2011   Association for Legal and Social Philosophy
Makoto Usami
5th Annual International Conference on Philosophy   May 2010   Philosophy Research Unit, Athens Institute for Education and Research
Climate Change, Rights, and Fairness
Makoto Usami
Association for Legal and Social Philosophy Annual Conference   Jul 2009   Association for Legal and Social Philosophy
The Moral Foundations of Sustainability: Rights versus Fairness
Makoto Usami
From the Local to the Global: International SustainAbility Conference   Apr 2009   
Reasons for Climate Change Policy
Makoto Usami
Salzburg Conference 2008 “Energy and Climate Policy—Towards a Low Carbon Future”   Sep 2008   Environmental Policy Research Centre (FFU)
Law as Public Policy: Combining Justice with Interest
Makoto Usami
23rd World Congress of Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR-2007)   Aug 2007   International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy
Government, Civil Society, and Posterity
Makoto Usami
Democracy for the Sustainable Future: First International Symposium   May 2007   
Global Justice: Redistribution, Reparation, and Reformation
Makoto Usami
22nd World Congress of Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR-2005)   May 2005   International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy
Retroactive Justice: A Dilemma in Trials for Human Rights Violations under a Prior Regime
Makoto Usami
19th World Congress of Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR-99)   Jun 1999   International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy