Tanaka, Senji

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Name
Tanaka, Senji
Affiliation
Keio University
Section
Faculty of Letters Department of Humanities and Social Science (Philosophy)
Job title
Associate Professor
Other affiliation
Research and Education Center for Natural Sciences
Research funding number
90757098

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2008
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Mar 2009
Intern, Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University
 
Apr 2009
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Mar 2010
Lecturere (part-time), Faculty of Buisiness Administration, Ryukoku University
 
Apr 2009
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Mar 2011
Lecturer (part-time), Faculty of Letters, Kyoto University
 
Apr 2009
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Mar 2012
Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
 
Apr 2009
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Mar 2013
Visiting Associate Researcher, Faculty of Letters, Keio University
 

Education

 
Apr 1999
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Mar 2003
Philosophy and History of Science, Faculty of Letters, Kyoto University
 
Apr 2003
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Mar 2005
Philosophy and History of Science, Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University
 
Apr 2005
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Mar 2008
Philosophy and History of Science, Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University
 

Committee Memberships

 
Apr 2019
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Mar 2020
日本科学哲学会  第52回(2019年度)大会実行委員会実行委員
 
Apr 2018
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Today
日本科学哲学会  編集委員
 
Apr 2017
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Today
慶應義塾大学 三田哲学会  『哲学』編集委員
 
Apr 2017
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Today
慶應義塾大学 三田哲学会  幹事(会計)
 
Apr 2017
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Today
科学基礎論学会  編集委員
 

Awards & Honors

 
Nov 2013
Microorganisms and essentialism: A critical examination of the homeostatic property cluster view of the species category, The Japanese Association for Philosophy of Science Promotion Award, The Japanese Association for Philosophy of Science
 

Published Papers

 
Rethinking the unification of biology: A critical examination of the Evolutionary Synthesis and a reflection on morphodynamics for unifying various approaches of biology
TANAKA SENJI
Morphologia   39 2-21   Oct 2017   [Invited]
SUZUKI G. DAICHI, TANAKA SENJI
Biological Theory   12(3) 169-180   May 2017   [Refereed]
Reconsidering the Theory of Punctuated Equilibria
TANAKA SENJI
Philosophy of Science   48(2) 75-91   Dec 2015   [Refereed]
Biological individuation: The cases of organisms and species
TANAKA SENJI
Philosophy   134 55-77   Mar 2015   [Invited]
The evolution of altruism and levels of selection
TANAKA SENJI
   2013   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Book Review: Yuichi Amitani, "The Origin of Reason" (Kawade Shobo Shinsha, 2017) "
TANAKA SENJI
Philosophy of Science   50(1/2) 137-140   Dec 2017   [Invited]
Individuation in paleontology
TANAKA SENJI, AKINORI TAKAHASHI
Taiwan Conference on Scientific Individuation in the Physical, Biological and Experimental Sciences      Dec 2014
Can biological phenomena be explained by physics and chemistry?
TANAKA SENJI, SATO NAOKI
Biological Science   65(1) 2-9   Jul 2013   [Refereed]
Miscellaneous thoughts of summer session: Monkeys in Arashiyama and primatology
TANAKA SENJI
The Japanese Journal of the History of Biology   78 88-90   Jun 2007   [Invited]
Animals and domestic ehics in 19th-century America
TANAKA SENJI
The Japanese Journal of the History of Biology   78 71-75   Jun 2007   [Invited]

Books etc

 
よくわかる哲学・思想
納富信留,檜垣立哉,柏端達也 他 (Part:Joint Work, 論理実証主義、科学哲学、生命と進化)
ミネルヴァ書房   Apr 2019   ISBN:978-4-623-08410-4
An Introduction to Philosophy of Biology
MORIMOTO RYOTA, TANAKA SENJI (Part:Joint Work)
Keiso Shobo   Aug 2016   ISBN:978-4-326-10254-9
Moral Psychology
OTA KOJI, ODA RYO, TANAKA SENJI, IIJIMA KAZUKI, NAGAMORI NOBUTOSHI, NOBUHARA YUKIHIRO, KATAOKA MASATOMO, TACHIBANA KOJI, YOSHIDA KEI (Part:Contributor, Chapter 2 The evolution of moral psychology and ethics)
Shunjusha   May 2016   ISBN:978-4-393-32365-6
The Evolved Apprentice
KIM STERELNY, trans. TANAKA SENJI, NAKAO HISASHI, GENKA TOHRU, SUGAWARA HIROKI (Part:Joint Translation)
Keiso Shobo   Dec 2013   ISBN:978-4-326-19964-8
Introduction to the Philosophy of Science: Readings and Discussions
NISHIWAKI YOSAKU, GENKA TOHRU, KOGA MASATO, TANAKA SENJI, ISHIDA TOMOKO, MORIMOTO RYOTA, SUGIO HAJIME (Part:Contributor, Chapter 3 What is an organism?: Ontology within biology)
Keio University Press   Nov 2013   ISBN:978-4-7664-2102-6

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Consciousness and organisms
Senji Tanaka
第13回生物学基礎論研究会   21 Aug 2019   生物学基礎論研究会
コメントと総括
田中泉吏
日本進化学会第21回大会   9 Aug 2019   
細胞の意思:生命現象を理解するための擬人化手法の導入
金子洋之,佐藤由紀子,田中泉吏
日本動物学会関東支部第71回大会   9 Mar 2019   日本動物学会関東支部
果てしない生物学基礎論の可能性と広い射程のその中で―理性の起源を問いなおす―
TANAKA SENJI
第11回生物学基礎論研究会シンポジウム「なぜ生物学が哲学の問題になるのか、あらためて考える」   11 Sep 2017   生物学基礎論研究会
The theory of evolution: From a viewpoint of philosophy of biology [Invited]
TANAKA SENJI
第49回ゲーテ自然科学の集いシンポジウム「進化論という思想―ゲーテ形態学と生物学の哲学」   15 Nov 2016   ゲーテ自然科学の集い

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