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Twentieth-Century Philosophy

James W. Heisig, Thomas P. Kasulis, and John C. Maraldo (eds)

in Japanese Philosophy: A Sourcebook

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835521
eISBN:
9780824870270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835521.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This section provides an overview of twentieth-century philosophy in Japan. The fall from grace of the Kyoto School after the death of Nishida Kitarō and allegations of wartime complicity in its ... More


Training, Productivity, and Quality Control in Japanese Multinational Companies

Mari Sako

in The Japanese Firm: Sources of Competitive Strength

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288152
eISBN:
9780191684579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288152.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter provides a helpful insight into Japanese multinational companies to understand their training, productivity, and quality control processes. This chapter is a report of research on eight ... More


Framework

James W. Heisig, Thomas P. Kasulis, and John C. Maraldo (eds)

in Japanese Philosophy: A Sourcebook

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835521
eISBN:
9780824870270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835521.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book is a collection of translations of various texts representing the entire Japanese philosophical tradition. It is divided into two parts: Historical and “Additional Themes.” The historical ... More


Beginnings, Definitions, Disputations

James W. Heisig, Thomas P. Kasulis, and John C. Maraldo (eds)

in Japanese Philosophy: A Sourcebook

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835521
eISBN:
9780824870270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835521.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This section provides an overview of Modern Academic Philosophy in Japan, with particular emphasis on disputations about terminology and the beginnings of philosophy. It first looks at the ... More


Place and Dialectic: Two Essays by Nishida Kitaro

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199841172
eISBN:
9780199919543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841172.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book consists of two significant essays by Nishida Kitarō, the founder of the Kyoto school of modern Japanese philosophy, “Basho” and “Logic and Life,” together with a substantial introduction ... More


The Kyoto School

James W. Heisig, Thomas P. Kasulis, and John C. Maraldo (eds)

in Japanese Philosophy: A Sourcebook

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835521
eISBN:
9780824870270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835521.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This section provides an overview of the Kyoto School and its philosophical significance. Kyoto School thought most closely resembles what is termed “speculative philosophy” in the West. Unlike ... More


Japanese Philosophy: A Sourcebook

James W. Heisig, Thomas P. Kasulis, and John C. Maraldo (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835521
eISBN:
9780824870270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835521.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book documents the richness and diversity of Japanese philosophy as it has developed throughout history. Writings of more than a hundred philosophical thinkers from all eras and schools of ... More


Confucian Traditions

James W. Heisig, Thomas P. Kasulis, and John C. Maraldo (eds)

in Japanese Philosophy: A Sourcebook

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835521
eISBN:
9780824870270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835521.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This section provides an overview of the Confucian traditions, with particular emphasis on their philosophical significance. It begins by discussing the role of Inoue Tetsujirō (1855–1944), the first ... More


Japanese Environmental Philosophy

J. Baird Callicott and James McRae (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190456320
eISBN:
9780190456351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190456320.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Comparative environmental philosophy is valuable in many ways. Perhaps it is most valuable because it reveals some of the foundational assumptions that run so deep in the poles of comparison that ... More


Buddhist Traditions

James W. Heisig, Thomas P. Kasulis, and John C. Maraldo (eds)

in Japanese Philosophy: A Sourcebook

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835521
eISBN:
9780824870270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835521.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This section provides an overview of Buddhist traditions, with particular emphasis on their philosophical significance. Buddhism was one of the three streams of ethico-religious culture that have ... More


Bioethics

James W. Heisig, Thomas P. Kasulis, and John C. Maraldo (eds)

in Japanese Philosophy: A Sourcebook

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835521
eISBN:
9780824870270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835521.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This section provides an overview of bioethics and its place in Japanese philosophy. Ethical questions surround the effects of science and technology on everyday life. Debates about everything from ... More


Aesthetics

James W. Heisig, Thomas P. Kasulis, and John C. Maraldo (eds)

in Japanese Philosophy: A Sourcebook

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835521
eISBN:
9780824870270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835521.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This section provides an overview of aesthetics as a field of Japanese philosophy. It was Nishi Amane who introduced the field of aesthetics to Japan through his 1877 work, The Theory of Aesthetics, ... More


The Shōtoku Constitution

James W. Heisig, Thomas P. Kasulis, and John C. Maraldo (eds)

in Japanese Philosophy: A Sourcebook

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835521
eISBN:
9780824870270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835521.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This Prelude provides an overview of the Seventeen-Article Constitution, which probably marked the birth of Japanese philosophy. The document was believed to have been issued by the legendary figure ... More


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