Koji Tachibana

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Name
Koji Tachibana
E-mail
koji-tkumamoto-u.ac.jp
URL
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5203-7081
Affiliation
Kumamoto University
Section
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
Ph.D.(University of Tokyo)
Other affiliation
Georgetown University Medical Center
Research funding number
30707336
Twitter ID
tachibanakoji
ORCID ID
0000-0001-5203-7081

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My main research fields are;
Ancient Greek philosophy (esp. Aristotle's Ethics)
Contemporary Virtue Ethics
Neuroethics
Space Ethics

Research Areas

 
 

Education

 
 
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Feb 2012
Ph.D. of Arts and Sciences. Department of Basic Sciences, The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo
 
Apr 2006
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Mar 2009
Doctral Course. Department of Basic Sciences, The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo
 
Apr 2003
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Mar 2006
Master of Arts and Sciences. Department of Basic Sciences, The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo
 
Apr 1999
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Mar 2003
Bachelor of Arts, Faculty of Letters, Waseda University
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2018
 - 
Today
Adjunct Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo
 
Dec 2017
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Today
Research Collaborator, Center for Philosophy of Sciences, the University of Lisbon
 
Apr 2017
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Today
Associate Professor, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Kumamoto University
 
Feb 2017
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Feb 2019
Academic Visitor, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford
 
Jan 2015
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Today
International Associate Scholar, the Neuroethics Studies Program of the Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics, Georgetown University Medical Center
 
Apr 2013
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Mar 2018
Research Collaborator, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
 
Apr 2013
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Mar 2017
Associate Professor, Faculty of Letters, Kumamoto University
 
Oct 2014
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Dec 2014
Visiting Scholar, the Neuroethics Studies Program of the Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics, Georgetown University Medical Center
 
Dec 2012
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Mar 2013
Contract Research Fellow, Center for Biomedical Ethics and Law (CBEL), Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
 
Oct 2012
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Mar 2013
Adjunct Lecturer, Saitama Prefectural University
 
Apr 2012
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Mar 2013
Adjunct Lecture, Faculty of Arts and Literature, Seijo University
 
Apr 2012
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Jul 2012
Adjunct Lecturer, Chiba University
 
Apr 2009
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Mar 2012
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
 
May 2011
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Jul 2011
Adjunct Lecturer, Chiba University
 
Mar 2010
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Mar 2011
Academic Visitor, Oriel College, The University of Oxford
 
Apr 2009
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Jul 2009
Adjunct Lecturer, Chiba University
 
Nov 2007
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Mar 2009
A cooperative assistant among industry, government and academia, Program: "Science-Technology Literacy in the 21st Century". Project: "Interdisciplinary Textbook for Neuroscience Literacy", Japan Society and Technology Agency (JST), The Research Institute of Science and Technology for Society (RISTEX)
 
Apr 2007
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Mar 2009
Doctoral Research Fellow, The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
 

Published Papers

 
Koji Tachibana
Journal of Moral Education      Apr 2019   [Refereed]
DOI: 10.1080/03057240.2019.1577723
Koji Tachibana
Futures: The journal of policy, planning and futures studies      2019   [Refereed]
DOI: 10.1016/j.futures.2019.02.011
Kelly C. Smith, Keith Abney, Gregory Anderson, Linda Billings, Carl L. Devito, Brian Patrick Green, Alan R. Johnson, Lori Marino, Gonzalo Munevar, Michael P. Oman-Reagan, Adam Potthast, James S. J. Schwartz, Koji Tachibana, John W. Traphagan, Sheri Wells-Jensen
Futures: The journal of policy, planning and futures studies      2019   [Refereed]
DOI: 10.1016/j.futures.2019.02.004
Koji Tachibana
Journal of Cognitive Enhancement   4(2) 397-403   Nov 2018   [Refereed]
DOI: 10.1007/s41465-018-0112-1
Koji Tachibana
Proceedings of the XXIII World Congress of Philosophy   2(2) 309-313   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
DOI: 10.5840/wcp232018221325
Koji Tachibana
Humana Mente: Journal of Philosophical Studies   11(33) 19-42   May 2018   [Refereed]
A Special Issue: "The Learning Brain and the Classroom". Edited by Alex Tillas and Byron Kaldis.
Koji Tachibana
Annals of the University of Bucharest - Philosophy Series   66(2) 25-41   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
A Special Issue: "Ethics for New and Emerging Technologies: From moral intuitions to ethical theories". Edited by Julian Savulescu and Constantin Vică.
Koji Tachibana, Shoichi Tachibana, Natsuhiko Inoue
Acta Astronautica   140 273-283   Aug 2017   [Refereed]
DOI: 10.1016/j.actaastro.2017.08.015
Eisuke Nakazawa*, Keiichiro Yamamoto*, Koji Tachibana*, Soichiro Toda, Yoshiyuki Takimoto, Akira Akabayashi (*equal contribution)
American Journal of Bioethics: Neuroscience   7(2) 110-117   Jul 2016   [Refereed]
Eisuke Nakazawa, Keiichiro Yamamoto, and Koji Tachibana make the equal contribution (co-first authorship).
DOI: 10.1080/21507740.2016.1172134
Koji Tachibana
Studia Classica   3 21-67   Dec 2012   [Refereed]
Reprinted with minor corrections in "The Joint Journal of the National Universities in Kyushu: Education and Humanities (九州地区国立大学教育系・文系研究論文集)" Vol.1, No.1(2013/10) ( http://id.nii.ac.jp/1066/00000178/ ).
Koji Tachibana
The University of Tokyo      Feb 2012   [Refereed]
Dissertation, pp. vi+227
Koji Tachibana
Journal of the Philosophy of Science Society, Japan   42(2) 41-58   Dec 2009   [Refereed][Invited]
Koji Tachibana
Applied Ethics: Perspectives from Asia and Beyond   26-39   Jul 2008   [Refereed]
Edited by Kohji Ishihara and Shunzo Majima.
科学研究費助成事業データベースを手がかりにみる我が国の教育哲学研究の在処
Koji TACHIBANA
Humanitas: 玉川大学人文科学研究センター年報   (7) 107-118   Mar 2016   [Invited]
Koji TACHIBANA
Riso   (696) 100-113   Mar 2016
ISBN: 978-4-650-00696-4
Koji Tachibana
Journal of General Education in Seijo University   (5) 75-91   Mar 2013   [Refereed]
Koji Tachibana
The Seijo Bungei : the Seijo University arts and literature quarterly   (220) 36-54   Sep 2012   [Refereed]
立花幸司
エンハンスメント・社会・人間性(UTCP Booklet, vol. 8)   83-102   Mar 2009
Koji Tachibana
哲学・科学史論叢   10 13-36   Jan 2008   [Refereed]
Koji Tachibana
哲学・科学史論叢   9 91-122   Jan 2007   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
今野晴貴, 奥田愛基, ドミニク・チェン, 飯田泰之, 立花幸司 (Part:Joint Work)
堀之内出版   Dec 2016   ISBN:4906708323
Moral Psychology: Ethics from Mind and Behavior (Japanese)
Tokyo: Shunjusha   May 2016   ISBN:4393323653
荻野 弘之, 河谷 淳, 篠澤 和久, 金子 善彦, 松浦 和也, 神崎 繁, 山内 志朗, 坂下 浩司, 立花 幸司, 森 一郎 (Part:Joint Work)
理想社   Mar 2016   ISBN:4650006961
Aristotle (Part:Joint Translation, Japanese translation of Book 6-10)
Tokyo: Kobunsha   Jan 2016   ISBN:4334753248
Japanese translation from the "original" Greek.
Aristotle (Part:Joint Translation)
Tokyo: Kobunsha   Dec 2015   ISBN:4334753221
Japanese translation from the "original" Greek.
Edited by Daniel C. Russell
Tokyo: Shunjusha   Sep 2015   ISBN:439332353X
Translation supervised by Koji Tachibana.
Translated by Y. Aizawa, K. Inamura, and S. Sarodo.
The Institute of Time Studies (Editorship) (Part:Joint Work, Chapter 8 "Seeing Invisibles: An Essay on Virtue Ethics for Disaster Prevention")
Tokyo: Kouseisha-Kouseikaku   Mar 2015   ISBN:4769915624
Seiriki, N. (ed.) (Part:Joint Work, Chapter 5 "Toughening through Admitting Weakness: An Possibility of the Ethics of Science and Technology without Virtue of Individuals")
Chiba: Azusa-Publishing   Mar 2015   ISBN:4872620364
Philippa Foot (Part:Joint Translation, I translated chaps. 4 and 5.)
Chikuma Publishing   Apr 2014   ISBN:4480843027
Tokyo: Maruzen Publishing   Jan 2012   ISBN:4621083872
I translated the following two items into Japanese; "ecological integrity" and "John Rawls".
Seiriki, N. (ed.) (Part:Joint Work, Chapter 5, "How Do We Learn The Ethics of Science-Technology?" and Column 5, "The Ethics of Science-Technology and Public Participation")
Chiba: Azusa Publisher   Mar 2011   ISBN:4872620240
Donald Davidson. (Part:Joint Translation, I translates the following five chapters about ancient Greek philosophy into Japanese; "Plato's Philosopher", "The Socratic Concept of Truth", "Dialectic and Dialogue", "Gadamer and Plato's Philebus", and "Aristotle's Action".)
Tokyo: Shunjusha   Dec 2010   ISBN:4393323254
Trns. by Kashiwabata, T., Tachibana, K. Araiso, T., Ogata, M., Naruse, T.
Nobuhara, Y., Hara, S., Yamamoto, M. (eds.) (Part:Joint Work, Chapter 6. "Morail: Its Rationalism and Emotionalism")
Tokyo: Keiso-Shobo   Oct 2010   ISBN:4326102012
Nakamura, Y. (ed.) (Part:Joint Work, a boxed item "Brain Scientists Read Philosophy.")
Kyoto: Shouraisha   Mar 2010   ISBN:4879842834
Applied Ethics: Perspectives from Asia and Beyond
Kohji ISHIHARA and Shunzo MAJIMA (eds.) (Part:Joint Work, Chapter 4, "An Inquiry into the Relationship between Public Participation and Moral Education in Contemporary Japan: Who decides your way of life?")
Center for Applied Ethics and Philosophy, Hokkaido University   May 2008   ISBN:978-4-9904046-0-4

Misc

 
Koji Tachibana
American Journal of Bioethics: Neuroscience   8(1) W6-W7   Mar 2017   [Refereed]
As a part of "Selected Abstracts From the 2016 International Neuroethics Society Annual Meeting" (pp. W1-W17) (Received 09 Dec 2016, Accepted 09 Dec 2016, Published online: 22 Mar 2017)
Koji TACHIBANA, Shoichi TACHIBANA, Natsuhiko INOUE
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, ed. Humanities and Social Science Studies for Space Exploration: Current Status and Future Perspectives. (JAXA-SP-15-017)   101-123   Mar 2016
Koji TACHIBANA
Journal of Classical Studies   61 165-167   Mar 2013   [Invited]
Toward a Good Relationship between Brain Science and Society: STS, Philosophy of Science, and Neuroethics
立花幸司
The Proceedings of 2nd East Asian STS Student Workshop,   121-133   Jan 2008
大平 英樹, 立花 幸司, 中村 靖子
日本心理学会大会発表論文集   72 WS036-WS036   Sep 2008
DOI: 10.4992/pacjpa.72.0_WS036
The Possibility of Civic Virtue in present-day Japan: Consensus Conference, Jury System and Moral Education
立花幸司
The Proceedings of Applied Ethics: The Second International Conference in Sapporo   216-228   Nov 2007   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Koji TACHIBANA
Philosophical Association of Western Japan   3 Dec 2016   西日本哲学会
Koji TACHIBANA
10th Kumamoto University Bioethics Roundtable   20 Nov 2016   Kumamoto University
Koji TACHIBANA
International Neuroethics Society--10th Annual Meeting   11 Nov 2016   International Neuroethics Society
Koji TACHIBANA
10 Nov 2016   Swartz Center for Computational Neuroscience (SCCN), the University of California San Diego (UCSD)
Koji TACHIBANA
SoCIA2016: Social and Conceptual Issues in Astrobiology   25 Sep 2016   the International Society for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology
Keiichiro YAMAMOTO*, Koji TACHIBANA*, Eisuke NAKAZAWA, Yoshiyuki TAKIMOTO (*=presenters)
11th Annual International Electromaterials Science Symposium   10 Feb 2016   Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science (ACES)
Koji TACHIBANA
tachibanakoji   3 Oct 2015   
Koji TACHIBANA
tachibanakoji   19 Sep 2015   
An Lecture on Moral Neuroenhancement and Education
Koji TACHIBANA
Gerogetown University Medical Center   8 Dec 2014   
Koji TACHIBANA
The 13th International Society of Utilitarian Studies   21 Aug 2014   International Society of Utilitarian Studies
tachibanakoji   29 Jun 2014   
Moral Neuroscience and Aristotelian Practical Wisdom
Koji TACHIBANA
44th Annual Conference of the International Society for the Comparative Study of Civilizations   12 Jun 2014   
June 11-14, 2014, Monmouth University, New Jersey, USA
(The theme of this year's conference is "Can Collective Wisdom Save Civilization"?)
Koji TACHIBANA
tachibanakoji   4 Oct 2013   
Koji TACHIBANA
23rd World Congress of Philosophy   7 Aug 2013   
University of Athens, Greece
Koji TACHIBANA
First Conference on Contemporary Philosophy in East Asia   Sep 2012   Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica; National Tsing-Hua University; National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan
Koji TACHIBANA
Annual Meeting (10th) of Japanese Society for Science and Technology Studies   3 Dec 2011   日本科学技術社会論学会
立花幸司
日本哲学会第68回大会   16 May 2009   
実験系のための道徳哲学(史)入門 [Invited]
立花幸司
心理学セミナー「道徳と規範の哲学・心理学・神経科学」   Dec 2008   大平英樹
立花幸司
日本科学哲学会(第41回大会・シンポジウム)   Oct 2008   [司会]横山輝雄 [提題者]坂上雅道・鈴木貴之・立花幸司
シンポジウム名「脳科学と社会」
立花幸司
日本心理学会(第72回大会・ワークショップ)   Sep 2008   [提題者]大平秀樹(兼司会)・中村靖子・立花幸司
ワークショップ名「Affective Neuroscience for Psychologists 8 -感情の神経科学と人文学‐」
Toward a Good Relationship between Brain Science and Society: STS, Philosophy of Science, and Neuroethics
Koji Tachibana
2nd East Asian STS Student Workshop   25 Jan 2008   
Koji Tachibana
Applied Ethics: The Second International Conference in Sapporo(一般発表)   23 Nov 2007   Center for Applied Ethics and Philosophy, Hokkaido University
立花幸司
日本科学哲学会第40回大会   10 Nov 2007   
立花幸司
科学基礎論学会(秋の研究例会)   22 Oct 2005   

Teaching Experience

 
 

Committee Memberships

 
May 2018
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Today
METI International  Advisory Council
 
Apr 2015
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Mar 2017
The Philosophical Association of Western Japan  Secretary
 

Research Grants & Projects

 
JST/RISTEX: Human Information Technology Ecosystem
Project Year: Oct 2018 - Sep 2021    Investigator(s): Takayuki Suzuki
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2021    Investigator(s): Tomohiko KONDO
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B)
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): Koji TACHIBANA
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): Eisuke NAKAZAWA
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Postdoctoral Fellowships for Research Abroad
Project Year: Feb 2017 - Feb 2019    Investigator(s): Koji TACHIBANA
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B)
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2017    Investigator(s): Koji TACHIBANA
Suntory Foundation: Aid for Interdisciplinary Group Research on Humanities and Social Sciences
Project Year: Aug 2013 - Jul 2014    Investigator(s): Koji OTA
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Excellent Young Researcher Overseas Visit Program
Project Year: Mar 2010 - Mar 2011    Investigator(s): Koji TACHIBANA
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for JSPS Research Fellow (PD)
Project Year: Apr 2009 - Mar 2012    Investigator(s): Koji TACHIBANA
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for JSPS Research Fellow (DC2)
Project Year: Apr 2007 - Mar 2009    Investigator(s): Koji TACHIBANA

Social Contribution

 
A talk for high school students
[Lecturer]  13 Nov 2015 - 13 Nov 2015
[Lecturer]  tachibanakoji  12 Nov 2013 - 12 Nov 2013
A talk for junior high-school students
[Lecturer]  tachibanakoji  26 Sep 2013 - 26 Sep 2013