SHIMPEI OKAMOTO

Last Updated :2024/02/01

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Assistant Professor
E-mail
sokmthiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Educational Backgrounds

  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Letters , Japan, 2011/04, 2015/03
  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Letters , Japan, 2009/04, 2011/03
  • Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan, 2005/04, 2009/03

Academic Degrees

  • Hiroshima University
  • Hiroshima University

Research Fields

  • Humanities;Philosophy;Philosophy / Ethics

Research Keywords

  • Ethics
  • British Philosophy
  • Applied Ethics

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2023, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Introduction to Humanities B
  2. 2023, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  3. 2023, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Introduction to Ethics
  4. 2023, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Lecture on British and American Ethics
  5. 2023, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Special Lecture on Ethics
  6. 2023, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Seminar in Applied Ethics A
  7. 2023, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Seminar in Applied Ethics B
  8. 2023, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Seminar in Applied Ethics C
  9. 2023, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Seminar in Applied Ethics D
  10. 2023, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Special Seminar on Ethics B
  11. 2023, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Special Seminar on Ethics D
  12. 2023, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Guidance on Graduation Thesis A
  13. 2023, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Guidance on Graduation Thesis B
  14. 2023, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Graduation Thesis
  15. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Science and Technology in Society
  16. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Science History for Humanities and Social Sciences
  17. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Introductory Seminar on Applied Ethics A
  18. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Introductory Seminar on Applied Ethics B
  19. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Study of Applied Ethics A
  20. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Study of Applied Ethics B
  21. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Special Research
  22. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Special Research

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Should We Really Eat Human-Pig Chimeras? A Reply to Bobier, Food Ethics, 8, 1-5, 20230704
  2. Clockwork Courage: A Defense of Virtuous Robots, Journal of Philosophy of Life, 13(1), 112-124, 20221205

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Some ethical debates on Robotics and AI in Japan, Shimpei Okamoto, Centrum für Bioethik, 2019/12/14, With Invitation, English, WWU Münster, Münster, Germany
  2. The Glory of Science, The Scandal of Philosophy: J.S. Mill and Hume on the ground of Induction, Shimpei Okamoto, 2019/12/10, With Invitation, English, WWU Münster, Münster, Germany
  3. J. S. Mill and the Justification of Induction, Shimpei Okamoto, Setouchi Philosophy Forum:Berkeley, Hume, Mill, 2018/03/01, Without Invitation, English

Social Activities

Organizing Academic Conferences, etc.

  1. Setouchi Philosophy Forum Online Workshop: Perception, Impression, and Knowledge in Ancient Philosophy, organizer, 2022/02, 2022/02