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Kannon’s Enduring Embrace

G. Clinton Godart

in Darwin, Dharma, and the Divine: Evolutionary Theory and Religion in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824858513
eISBN:
9780824873639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824858513.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

Postwar Japan saw a remarkable popularity and influence of non-selectionist theories of evolution. This can be seen most noteably in the works of Imanishi Kinji, postwar Japan’s most well-known and ... More


The Birth of Cultural Primatology from the Spirit of Japanese Uniqueness

Nicolas Langlitz

in Chimpanzee Culture Wars: Rethinking Human Nature alongside Japanese, European, and American Cultural Primatologists

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691204284
eISBN:
9780691204260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691204284.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the birth of cultural primatology in mid-twentieth-century Japan, looking at the prehistory of the chimpanzee culture wars. The story begins in 1948 with the observation of a ... More


Thinking the Ambient: On the Possibility of (Naturing Science)

Augustin Berque

in Japanese Environmental Philosophy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190456320
eISBN:
9780190456351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190456320.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The philosophical implications of shizen (nature). IMANISH Kinji (1902–1992) attained international acclaim as the initiator of a paradigm shift in primatology by recognizing the animal’s ... More


Introduction

Nicolas Langlitz

in Chimpanzee Culture Wars: Rethinking Human Nature alongside Japanese, European, and American Cultural Primatologists

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691204284
eISBN:
9780691204260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691204284.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter provides a background of the ensuing controversy over chimpanzee culture. Japanese and Euro-American primatologists have come to question whether humans are the only ... More


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