Tanaka, Senji

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Affiliation

Faculty of Letters, Department of Humanities and Social Science (Philosophy) 哲学専攻 (Mita)

Position

Associate Professor

Other Affiliation 【 Display / hide

  • Research and Education Center for Natural Sciences

Career 【 Display / hide

  • 2008.04
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    2009.03

    Kyoto University, Graduate School of Letters, Intern

  • 2009.04
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    2010.03

    Ryukoku University, Faculty of Buisiness Administration, Lecturere (part-time)

  • 2009.04
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    2011.03

    Kyoto University, Faculty of Letters, Lecturer (part-time)

  • 2009.04
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    2012.03

    Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Research Fellow

  • 2009.04
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    2013.03

    Keio University, Faculty of Letters, Visiting Associate Researcher

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Academic Background 【 Display / hide

  • 1999.04
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    2003.03

    Kyoto University, Faculty of Letters, Philosophy and History of Science

    Japan, University, Graduated

  • 2003.04
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    2005.03

    Kyoto University, Graduate School of Letters, Philosophy and History of Science

    Japan, Graduate School, Completed, Master's course

  • 2005.04
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    2008.03

    Kyoto University, Graduate School of Letters, Philosophy and History of Science

    Japan, Graduate School, Withdrawal after completion of doctoral course requirements, Doctoral course

Academic Degrees 【 Display / hide

  • 修士(文学), 京都大学大学院文学研究科

  • 博士(哲学), 慶應義塾大学大学院文学研究科, Dissertation

 

Research Areas 【 Display / hide

  • Philosophy/Ethics

Research Keywords 【 Display / hide

  • Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Biology

 

Books 【 Display / hide

  • よくわかる哲学・思想

    納富信留,檜垣立哉,柏端達也 他, ミネルヴァ書房, 2019.04,  Page: 232

    Scope: 論理実証主義、科学哲学、生命と進化,  Contact page: 94-95, 100-101, 194-195

  • An Introduction to Philosophy of Biology

    MORIMOTO RYOTA, TANAKA SENJI, Keiso Shobo, 2016.08

  • Moral Psychology

    OTA KOJI, ODA RYO, TANAKA SENJI, IIJIMA KAZUKI, NAGAMORI NOBUTOSHI, NOBUHARA YUKIHIRO, KATAOKA MASATOMO, TACHIBANA KOJI, YOSHIDA KEI, Shunjusha, 2016.05

    Scope: Chapter 2 The evolution of moral psychology and ethics

  • The Evolved Apprentice

    KIM STERELNY, trans. TANAKA SENJI, NAKAO HISASHI, GENKA TOHRU, SUGAWARA HIROKI, Keiso Shobo, 2013.12

  • Introduction to the Philosophy of Science: Readings and Discussions

    NISHIWAKI YOSAKU, GENKA TOHRU, KOGA MASATO, TANAKA SENJI, ISHIDA TOMOKO, MORIMOTO RYOTA, SUGIO HAJIME, Keio University Press, 2013.11

    Scope: Chapter 3 What is an organism?: Ontology within biology

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Papers 【 Display / hide

  • 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 (Verein für Goethes Naturwissenschaft)  39   2 - 21 2017.10

    Research paper (scientific journal), Single Work

  • A phenomenological and dynamic view of homology: Homologs as persistently reproducible modules

    SUZUKI G. DAICHI, TANAKA SENJI

    Biological Theory (Springer)  12 ( 3 ) 169 - 180 2017.05

    Research paper (scientific journal), Joint Work, Accepted,  ISSN  1555-5542

  • Reconsidering the Theory of Punctuated Equilibria

    TANAKA SENJI

    Philosophy of Science (The Philosophy of Science Society, Japan)  48 ( 2 ) 75 - 91 2015.12

    Research paper (scientific journal), Single Work, Accepted,  ISSN  978-4-411-90190-3

  • Biological individuation: The cases of organisms and species

    TANAKA SENJI

    Philosophy (Mita Philosophy Society, Keio University)  134   55 - 77 2015.03

    Research paper (bulletin of university, research institution), Single Work

  • The biostratigraphic origin of the theory of punctuated equilibria

    TANAKA SENJI, TAKAHASHI AKINORI

    Proceedings of the CAPE International Workshops, 2012 (CAPE Studies in Applied Philosophy & Ethics Series, Vol.1) (Center for Applied Philosophy & Ethics (CAPE), Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University)  1   111 - 126 2013

    Research paper (international conference proceedings), Joint Work, Except for reviews,  ISSN  2187-6223

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Papers, etc., Registered in KOARA 【 Display / hide

Reviews, Commentaries, etc. 【 Display / hide

  • Book Review: Yuichi Amitani, "The Origin of Reason" (Kawade Shobo Shinsha, 2017) "

    TANAKA SENJI

    Philosophy of Science (The Philosophy of ScienceSociety, Japan)  50 ( 1/2 ) 137 - 140 2017.12

    Book review and document introduction, etc., Single Work,  ISSN  0289-3428

  • Individuation in paleontology

    TANAKA SENJI, AKINORI TAKAHASHI

    Taiwan Conference on Scientific Individuation in the Physical, Biological and Experimental Sciences (Philosophy and Cross-disciplinary Group, Department of Philosophy, National Chung Cheng University)   2014.12

    Summary of the papers read (international conference), Joint Work

  • Can biological phenomena be explained by physics and chemistry?

    TANAKA SENJI, SATO NAOKI

    Biological Science (Japanese Society of Biological Scientists)  65 ( 1 ) 2 - 9 2013.07

    Introduction and explanation (scientific journal), Joint Work,  ISSN  4910055150734

  • Miscellaneous thoughts of summer session: Monkeys in Arashiyama and primatology

    TANAKA SENJI

    The Japanese Journal of the History of Biology (The Biological Unit of the History of Science Society of Japan)  78   88 - 90 2007.06

    Other article, Single Work

  • Animals and domestic ehics in 19th-century America

    TANAKA SENJI

    The Japanese Journal of the History of Biology (The Biological Unit of the History of Scuebce Society of Japan)  78   71 - 75 2007.06

    Summary of the papers read (national conference and other science council), Single Work,  ISSN  0386-9539

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Presentations 【 Display / hide

  • Consciousness and organisms

    Senji Tanaka

    第13回生物学基礎論研究会 (自然科学研究機構) , 2019.08, Symposium, Workshop, Panelist (nomination), 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 (北海道大学) , 2019.08, Symposium, Workshop, Panelist (nomination)

  • 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 (中央大学) , 2019.03, Poster (general), 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」 (北海道医療大学札幌サテライトキャンパス) , 2017.09, Symposium, Workshop, Panelist (nomination), 生物学基礎論研究会

  • The theory of evolution: From a viewpoint of philosophy of biology

    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」 (慶應義塾大学三田キャンパス) , 2016.11, Oral Presentation(guest/special), ゲーテ自然科学の集い

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Research Projects of Competitive Funds, etc. 【 Display / hide

  • 意識のハード・プロブレムの「生物学の哲学」による再構成と解明に向けた研究

    2020.04
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    2023.03

    MEXT,JSPS, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research, 田中 泉吏, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), Principal Investigator

Awards 【 Display / hide

  • The Japanese Association for Philosophy of Science Promotion Award

    2013.11, The Japanese Association for Philosophy of Science, Microorganisms and essentialism: A critical examination of the homeostatic property cluster view of the species category

    Type of Award: Awards of National Conference, Council and Symposium

 

Courses Taught 【 Display / hide

  • SPECIAL LECTURE OF PHILOSOPHY 2

    2021

  • SPECIAL LECTURE OF PHILOSOPHY 1

    2021

  • PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE 2

    2021

  • PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE 1

    2021

  • PHILOSOPHY OF MIND 2

    2021

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Courses Previously Taught 【 Display / hide

  • Philosophy of Science I

    Keio University, 2018, Spring Semester, Major subject, Lecture, Within own faculty

  • Advanced Study of Humanities II

    Keio University, 2018, Autumn Semester, General education subject, Seminar, Within own faculty

  • Philosophy Special Lectures II

    Keio University, 2018, Autumn Semester, Major subject, Lecturer outside of Keio

  • Philosophy Seminar II, IV

    Keio University, 2018, Autumn Semester, Major subject, Seminar, Within own faculty

  • Philosophy of Mind II

    Keio University, 2018, Autumn Semester, Major subject, Lecture

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Educational Activities and Special Notes 【 Display / hide

  • よくわかる哲学・思想

    2019.04

    , Development of Textbook and Teaching Material

  • An Introduction to Philosophy of Biology

    2016.08

    , Development of Textbook and Teaching Material

  • Introduction to the Philosophy of Science: Readings and Discussions

    2013.11

    , Development of Textbook and Teaching Material

  • Sex and Death: An Introduction to Philosophy of Biology (translation)

    2009.07

    , Development of Textbook and Teaching Material

 

Memberships in Academic Societies 【 Display / hide

  • Keio University Mita Philosophy Society

     
  • The Philosophy of Science Society, Japan

     
  • The Japanese Association for Philosophy of Science

     
  • The Society of Evolutionary Studies, Japan

     
  • Colloquium for Foundation of Biology

     

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Committee Experiences 【 Display / hide

  • 2019.04
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    2020.03

    第52回(2019年度)大会実行委員会実行委員, 日本科学哲学会

  • 2018.04
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    Present

    編集委員, 日本科学哲学会

  • 2017.04
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    Present

    『哲学』編集委員, 慶應義塾大学 三田哲学会

  • 2017.04
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    Present

    評議員, 科学基礎論学会

  • 2017.04
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    Present

    企画広報委員, 科学基礎論学会

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