MASASHI KASAKI

Last Updated :2023/02/02

Affiliations, Positions
Hiroshima University
E-mail
kasakihiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2011/09/11, 2013/03/21, University of British Columbia, Department of Philosophy, Post-Doctoral Fellow
  • 2013/04/01, 2014/03/31, Osaka University
  • 2014/04, 2020/02, Osaka University
  • 2014/04/01, 2017/02/28, Kyoto University
  • 2015/06, 2015/07, Unisersity of St Andrews, Arché: Philosophical Research Centre for Logic, Language, Metaphysics and Epistemology, Visiting Fellow
  • 2015/07, 2015/08, University of Edinburgh, Department of Philosophy
  • 2017/03, 2021/02, Nagoya University, Institute of Liberal Arts and Sciences Education Planning & Development Center Division of Academic Writing Education, Designated Associate Professor
  • 2021/03, 9999, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences/School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Associate Professor
  • 2021/03, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences/School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Associate Professor

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Calgary

Research Fields

  • Humanities;Philosophy;History of thought

Research Keywords

  • Robot Philosophy
  • Higher Education
  • Academic Writing
  • Experimental Philosophy
  • Philosophy

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, PhilosophyA
  2. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, Second Semester, PhilosophyA
  3. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  4. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Modern Thought
  5. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Seminar in Comparative Philosophy
  6. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Contemporary Philosophy I
  7. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Contemporary Philosophy II
  8. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Contemporary Philosophy
  9. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Philosophy of Culture
  10. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Practical Ethics
  11. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Special Study

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Thick Evaluation and Evolutionary Debunking Arguments, Annals of Ethics, 70, 68-72, 202206
  2. Trends and Problems in the Applied Ethics of Autonomous Driving: Autonomous Cars and the Trolly Problem, Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, 39(1), 22-27, 2021
  3. What is It to Conceptually Engineer "Philosophy"?, Inquiry of Philosophy, 47, 2-26, 202005
  4. The Ubiquity of the Generality Problem, Jahrbuch für Philosophische Forschung (Kwansei Gakuin University), 53, 31-59, 201903
  5. A Report of Demographic Research into Philosophy and Thought Teachers in Japan, A Study on Gender Equity and Support for Early-Career Research in Philosophy (Japanese Association of Philosophy Working Group for Gender Equality and for Early Career Researchers ), 201903
  6. The Rise and Fall of the Cambridge School of Analysis: When did the "Linguistic Turn" Happen?, Journal of the Philosophy of Science Society, Japan, 51(2), 3-28, 201812
  7. Definite descriptions and the alleged east–west variation in judgments about reference, Philosophical Studies, 175(5), 1183-1205, 20180501
  8. Subthalamic nucleus detects unnatural android movement, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 7, 201712
  9. Problems of Translation for Cross-Cultural Experimental Philosophy, JOURNAL OF INDIAN COUNCIL OF PHILOSOPHICAL RESEARCH, 34(3), 481-500, 201709
  10. Knowledge, Evidence, and Inference, Philosophical Forum, 47(3-4), 439-458, 20160901
  11. The traditional conception of the a priori, SYNTHESE, 192(9), 2725-2746, 201510
  12. Subject-Sensitive Invariantism and Isolated Secondhand Knowledge, ACTA ANALYTICA-INTERNATIONAL PERIODICAL FOR PHILOSOPHY IN THE ANALYTICAL TRADITION, 29(1), 83-98, 201403
  13. A Case Study: Are Philosophical Claims Justified by Intuitions?, Papers of the 37th International Wittgenstein Symposium, 144-146, 2014
  14. VIRTUE EPISTEMOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL LUCK, JOURNAL OF PHILOSOPHICAL RESEARCH, 39, 285-299, 2014
  15. The Knowledge-Action Principle and Isolated Secondhand Knowledge, Papers of the 34th International Wittgenstein Symposium, 130-132, 2011
  16. Book Review: Tomoji Shogenji, Formal Epistemology and Cartesian Skepticism: In Defense of Belief in the Natural World, Routledge, 2018, 193pp., Annals of the Japan Association for Philosophy of Science, 29, 107-114, 20201118

Publications such as books

  1. 2020/04/01, Academic Skills Guide for Students at Nagoya University: Academic Writing, Academic Skills Guide for Students at Nagoya University: Academic Writing, Nagoya University, 202004, Others, Single work, eng
  2. 2020/06, Introduction to Experimental Philosophy, Introduction to Experimental Philosophy, Keiso Shobo, 2020, 06, Contributor, Masashi Kasaki, Chapter 2 pp. 21-44, Chapter 5 pp. 89-114
  3. 2022/03, Social Acceptance of Mobility Innovation: Teachonology to Humans, and Humans to Techonology, Social Acceptance of Mobility Innovation: Teachonology to Humans, and Humans to Techonology, Kitaooji Shobo, 2021, 03, Scholarly Book, Contributor, 日本語, Masashi Kasaki, Tora Koyama, Chapter 4 pp. 104-137
  4. 2019/09, I Got a Robot at Home Today: Robotics and Happiness for Anshin in the Future, I Got a Robot at Home Today: Robotics and Happiness for Anshin in the Future, Kitaohji Syobo, 2019/09, Contributor, Masashi Kasaki; Tora Koyama
  5. 2016/08, Cognitive Neuroscience Robotics B: Analytic Approaches to Human Understanding, Cognitive Neuroscience Robotics B: Analytic Approaches to Human Understanding, Springer Japan, 2016/08, Joint editor, eng, Kasaki Masashi; Ishiguro Hiroshi; Asada Minoru; Osaka Mariko; Fujikado Takashi, 9784431545989, 0-275
  6. 2016/07, Cognitive Neuroscience Robotics A: Synthetic Approaches to Human Understanding, Cognitive Neuroscience Robotics A: Synthetic Approaches to Human Understanding, 2016/07, Joint editor, eng, Kasaki Masashi; Ishiguro Hiroshi; Asada Minoru; Osaka Mariko; Fujikado Takashi, 9784431545941, 1-236

Works, etc.

  1. 名古屋大学生のためのアカデミック・スキルズ・ガイド アカデミック・ライティング編「① レポートの類型と作成プロセスを知る」, 「② 学術的資料の読み方とまとめ方を知る」, 「③ レポートの構成とパラグラフ・ライティングを知る」, 名古屋大学高等教育センター・教養教育院発行, 2019/04
  2. イギリスの哲学分野における女性(翻訳:the British Philosophical Association and the Society for Women in Philosophy UK, "Women in Philosophy in the UK"), KASAKI Masashi, 2019/03
  3. 名古屋大学生のためのアカデミック・スキルズ・ガイド 入門編「議論する」, 「レポート課題に備える」, 「クリティカル・リーディングを行う」, 名古屋大学高等教育センター・教養教育院発行, 2018/04

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. 2019/04, 2023/03
  2. 2019/10, 2021/03
  3. 2019/08, 2020/07
  4. 2016/04, 2020/03
  5. 2017/04, 2019/03
  6. 2016/04, 2019/03
  7. 2016/04, 2019/03
  8. 2015/04, 2018/03
  9. 2015/08, 2017/07
  10. 2014/04, 2016/03
  11. Government of Canada Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, Epistemic Contextualism and Intuitions, 2011/09, 2012/08
  12. 2010