Philosophy, Ethics, and Jurisprudence.

[Associate Professor] Kozi Asano

Basic Information

Kozi Asano

Degree

Ph. D. (University of Texas at Austin)

Date of birth

1961/2/1

Laboratory Name

Humanities

Research Fields

Philosophy, Ethics, and Jurisprudence.

Website

http://www.toyota-ti.ac.jp/Lab/Kyouyou/Asano/indexe.html

E-mail Address

Academic Background

University of Texas at Austin (1997)

Work History

Assosiate Professor, Toyota Technological Institute (Apr., '99-present)
Part-time Lecturer, Eichi University (Apr., '96-Mar., '99)
Part-time Lecturer, Kobe Gakuin University (Apr., '95-Mar., '99)
Part-time Lecturer, Hannan University (Apr., '94-Mar., '99)

Membership of Academic Societies

・The Philosophical Society of Tohoku
・The Society of Philosophy
・The Society of Ancient Philosophy
・The Japanese Society of Medieval Philosophy
・The Philosophical Association of Japan
・The American Philosophical Association
・The Classical Society of Japan
・The Kansai Philosophical Association
・The Chubu Society of Philosophy
・The Japanese Society for Ethics
・Aichi Society for Legal Philosophy
・Japan Association of Legal Philosophy
・Internationale Vereinigung fuer Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie (IVR) Japan
・International Plato Society
・Society for Jurisprudence
・Tokyo Society for Legal Philosophy
・Kyoto Society for Bioethics

Social Activities

Board member, Friends of L'Arche at Nagoya (2011-)

Research Themes

Duty to Assist, Global Justice.

Original Papers

[Academic Year] 2014
[Title] Against Animal Experiments
[Author] Kozi Asano
[Journal] Medicine, Life, Ethics and Society. Vol. 12: 49-58.
[Date] 2015/3


[Academic Year] 2014
[Title] T. Pogge and D. Miller on Global (International) Justice
[Author] Kozi Asano
[Journal] Toyota Technological Institute Discussion Paper No. 9.
[Date] 2015/3


[Academic Year] 2013
[Title] A Critical Examination of J. Rawls's View on International Assistance
[Author] Kozi Asano
[Journal] Toyota Technological Institute Discussion Paper No. 8.
[Date] 2014/3


[Academic Year] 2012
[Title] P. Singer on Our Duty to Assist the Distant Needy
[Author] Kozi Asano
[Journal] Toyota Technological Institute Discussion Paper No. 7.
[Date] 2013/1


[Academic Year] 2012
[Title] P. Singer on the Ogligation to Assist: How is Distance Morally Relevant?
[Author] Kozi Asano
[Journal] Annual Review of the Kansai Philosophical Association 20: 68-79.
[Date] 2012/6


[Academic Year] 2012
[Title] P. Singer on the Ogligation to Assist: How does the existence of many other wealthy people affect my obligation?
[Author] Kozi Asano
[Journal] Tohoku Tetsugakukai Nempo (The Tohoku Philosophical Society) 28: 49-61.
[Date] 2012/5


[Academic Year] 2011
[Title] Libertarian Arguments for and against the Sales of Organs
[Author] Kozi Asano
[Journal] Toyota Technological Institute Discussion Paper No. 6.
[Date] 2011/11


[Academic Year] 2010
[Title] A Criticism of Morimura's Argument against Inheritance
[Author] Kozi Asano
[Journal] Toyota Technological Institute Discussion Paper No. 5.
[Date] 2010/4


[Academic Year] 2009
[Title] McCaffery's Case against the Estate Tax
[Author] Kozi Asano
[Journal] Toyota Technological Institute Discussion Paper No. 4.
[Date] 2009/6


[Academic Year] 2009
[Title] Is Inheritance Morally Justified?
[Author] Kozi Asano
[Journal] Toyota Technological Institute Discussion Paper No. 3.
[Date] 2009/5


[Academic Year] 2008
[Title] Will as the Ground of Inheritance
[Author] Kozi Asano
[Journal] Philosophia Iwate 40: 31-44.
[Date] 2008/11


[Academic Year] 2005
[Title] John Locke's Theory of Private Property: A Critical Reconstruction
[Author] Kozi Asano
[Journal] Toyota Technological Institute Discussion Paper No. 06-1.
[Date] 2006/3


[Academic Year] 2002
[Title] Labor Theory of Property: Reappraisal of Lockean Theory
[Author] Kozi Asano
[Journal] The Chubu Tetsugakukai Nenpo (The Chubu Society of Philosophy) 35: 1-16.
[Date] 2003/3

Reviews

[Academic Year] 2009
[Title] The Friend of the Poor
[Author, Translator] Jean Vanier, Kozi Asano
[Journal] Medicine and the Gospel (Japan Christian Medical Association) November/December Issue, 2009: 43-46.
[Date] 2009/12


[Academic Year] 2009
[Title] Jean Vanier's Thought
[Author] Kozi Asano
[Journal] Fukuin to Sekai Sep. Issue, 2009: 50-55.
[Date] 2009/9


[Academic Year] 2009
[Title] A Retreat at l'Arche, Trosly
[Author] Kozi Asano
[Journal] Medicine and the Gospel (Japan Christian Medical Association) May/June Issue, 2009: 48-50.
[Date] 2009/6


[Academic Year] 2007
[Title] Ending A Chain of Violence: An Interview with Jean Vanier
[Author, Translator] Austen Ivereigh, Kozi Asano
[Journal] Fukuin to Sekai Feb. Issue, 2008: 37-41.
[Date] 2008/2


[Academic Year] 2007
[Title] Teaching Philosophy: My practice and suggestions
[Author] Kozi Asano
[Journal] The Chubu Tetsugakukai Nenpo (The Chubu Society of Philosophy) 39: 41-53.
[Date] 2007/9


[Academic Year] 2006
[Title] Interview with Jean Vanier
[Author, Translator] Jean Vanier, Kozi Asano
[Journal] Fukuin to Sekai Jan. Issue, 2007: 56-61.
[Date] 2007/1


[Academic Year] 2006
[Title] A Brief Biography of Jean Vanier: Part I & Part II
[Author] Kozi Asano
[Journal] Fukuin to Sekai May Issue, 2006: 59-66; June Issue, 2006: 56-61.
[Date] 2006/5,6


[Academic Year] 2003
[Title] Anti-Realist Perspective on Language, Thought, Logic, and the History of Analytic Philosophy: An Interview with Michael Dummett
[Author, Translator] F. Pataut, Kozi Asano
[Journal] Shiso (Iwanami Publishing) 954 (Oct., 2003): 73-105.
[Date] 2003/10


[Academic Year] 2000
[Title] Aristotle on Natural Teleology
[Author, Translator] Yasuo Iwata, Kozi Asano
[Book] Chumaru Koyama, ed. Medieval Thought: Some Approaches East and West (Leiden: Brill, 2000): 1-21.
[Date] 2000/12


[Academic Year] 1999
[Title] Particular and General
[Author, Translator] G. E. L. Owen, Kozi Asano and Naoto Chatani
[Journal] Aichi (Kobe University) 15: 82-106.
[Date] 2000/3


[Academic Year] 1999
[Title] The Mediator Mediated: Faith and Reason in Augustine's De Magistro
[Author, Translator] Louis Mackey, Kozi Asano and Naoto Chatani
[Journal] Fukuin to Sekai (Tokyo) Jun. Issue, 1999: 28-45.
[Date] 1999/6

Books

[Academic Year] 2012
[Title] Understanding Catholicism
[Author, Translator] Monika K. Hellwig, Kozi Asano
[Publisher] Nanso Publishing
[Date] 2012/11


[Academic Year] 2011
[Title] Jean Vanier's Words: Talks and Interviews
[Author, Translator] Jean Vanier, Kozi Asano
[Publisher] Shinkyo (Protestant) Publishing
[Date] 2012/3


[Academic Year] 2006
[Title] SIPRI Yearbook 2006: Armaments, Disarmaments, and International Security
[Editor, Translator] Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, Kozi Asano
[Publisher] Hiroshima University Press
[Date] 2007/3


[Academic Year] 2005
[Title] Becoming Human
[Author, Translator] Jean Vanier, Kozi Asano
[Publisher] Shinkyo (Protestant) Publishing
[Date] 2005/9


[Academic Year] 1999
[Title] Windows on the World of Jesus: Time Travel to Ancient Judea
[Author, Translator] Bruce J. Malina, Kozi Asano
[Publisher] Shinkyo (Protestant) Publishing
[Date] 1999/6

Conference Presentations

[Academic Year] 2014
[Title] Carruthers' Contractarian Arguments against the Moral Standing of Animals
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] Kyoto Society for Bioethics
[Date] 2014/12


[Academic Year] 2014
[Title] Human Rights and Animal Rights
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] the Society of Philosophy
[Date] 2014/11


[Academic Year] 2014
[Title] Justification of the Basic Human Rights
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] the Tohoku Philosophical Society
[Date] 2014/10


[Academic Year] 2014
[Title] Against Animal Experiments
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] the 13th Conference of the International Society for Utilitarian Studies
[Date] 2014/8


[Academic Year] 2014
[Title] Ethics of Animal Experiments: Ichinose's Idea of Degrees of Personhood
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] the Philosophical Association of Japan
[Date] 2014/6


[Academic Year] 2014
[Title] On the Claim that Freedom is the Possession of Things: Once Again on Justice of the Initial Distribution of Natural Resources
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] Tokyo Society for Legal Philosophy
[Date] 2014/6


[Academic Year] 2014
[Title] Against Animal Experiments
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] Kyoto Society for Bioethics
[Date] 2014/6


[Academic Year] 2014
[Title] Just Person and Just State: Comments on Usami's Chapter on Aincient Greek Political Thought
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] the Society for Jurisprudence
[Date] 2014/5


[Academic Year] 2013
[Title] Justice of the Initial Distribution of Natural Resources
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] the Society for Jurisprudence
[Date] 2014/2


[Academic Year] 2013
[Title] Is Ethical Vegetarianism a Theory or an Intuition?: On Ichinose's "Screaming of Animals"
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] Kyoto Society for Bioethics
[Date] 2013/12


[Academic Year] 2013
[Title] S. Freeman's Interpretation of Rawls's The Law of Peoples: Our Duty to Assist Burdened Soceities
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] Aichi Society for Legal Philosophy
[Date] 2013/10


[Academic Year] 2013
[Title] A Defense of Ethical Vegetarianism
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] the Chubu Society of Philosophy
[Date] 2013/9


[Academic Year] 2013
[Title] D. Miller on Our Responsibility to the Global Poor
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] XXIII World Congress of Philosophy
[Date] 2013/8


[Academic Year] 2013
[Title] D. Miller on Our Responsibility to the Global Poor
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] Kyoto Society for Bioethics
[Date] 2013/6


[Academic Year] 2012
[Title] Explanatory Nationalism in J. Rawls's The Law of Peoples
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] the Society for Jurisprudence
[Date] 2013/3


[Academic Year] 2012
[Title] Explanatory Nationalism in J. Rawls's The Law of Peoples
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] Kyoto Society for Bioethics
[Date] 2013/3


[Academic Year] 2012
[Title] T. Pogge's Theory of Global Justice and J. Rawls's The Law of Peoples
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] the Tohoku Philosophical Society
[Date] 2012/10


[Academic Year] 2012
[Title] T. Pogge's Theory of Global Justice and J. Rawls's The Law of Peoples
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] the Japanese Society for Ethics
[Date] 2012/10


[Academic Year] 2012
[Title] Utilitarian Happiness? On Satoshi Kodama's Introduction to Utilitarianism
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] Kyoto Society for Bioethics
[Date] 2012/9


[Academic Year] 2012
[Title] P. Singer and D. Miller on the Duty to Help the World's Poor
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] the Iwate Philosophical Association
[Date] 2012/7


[Academic Year] 2012
[Title] T. Pogge and D. Miller on Global Justice
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] Tokyo Society for Legal Philosophy
[Date] 2012/6


[Academic Year] 2012
[Title] P. Singer and T. Pogge on the Duty to Help the World's Poor
[Speaker] Quiz Asano
[Society] Aichi Society for Legal Philosophy
[Date] 2012/5


[Academic Year] 2012
[Title] Singer and Pogge on the Duty to Help the World's Poor
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] the Philosophical Association of Japan
[Date] 2012/5


[Academic Year] 2011
[Title] P. Singer and T. Pogge on the Duty to Help the World's Poor
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] Kyoto Society for Bioethics
[Date] 2012/3


[Academic Year] 2011
[Title] P. Singer and D. Miller on the Duty to Help the World's Poor
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] the Society for Jurisprudence
[Date] 2011/12


[Academic Year] 2011
[Title] P. Singer on the Ogligation to Assist: How does the existence of many other wealthy people affect my obligation?
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] the Tohoku Philosophical Society
[Date] 2011/10


[Academic Year] 2011
[Title] P. Singer on the Ogligation to Assist: How is Distance morally relevant?
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] Kansai Philosophical Association
[Date] 2011/10


[Academic Year] 2011
[Title] P. Singer on the Ogligation to Assist: Is the Obligation to Assist an Incomplete Duty?
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] the Japanese Society for Ethics
[Date] 2011/10


[Academic Year] 2011
[Title] P. Singer on the Ogligation to Assist: How is Distance morally relevant?
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] Kyoto Society for Bioethics
[Date] 2011/6


[Academic Year] 2011
[Title] Libertarian Arguments for and against the Sale of Organs
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] Tokyo Society for Legal Philosophy
[Date] 2011/6


[Academic Year] 2011
[Title] Libertarian Arguments for and against the Sale of Organs
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] Aichi Society for Legal Philosophy
[Date] 2011/5


[Academic Year] 2010
[Title] Libertarian Arguments for and against the Sale of Organs
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] Kyoto Society for Bioethics
[Date] 2010/12


[Academic Year] 2010
[Title] Is Inheritance a Pareto Improvement?
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] the Chubu Society of Philosophy
[Date] 2010/10


[Academic Year] 2010
[Title] A Criticism of Morimura's Argument against Inheritance
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] Aichi Society for Legal Philosophy
[Date] 2010/5


[Academic Year] 2009
[Title] A Criticism of Morimura's Argument against Inheritance
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] the Society for Jurisprudence
[Date] 2010/2


[Academic Year] 2009
[Title] A Criticism of Morimura's Argument against Inheritance
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] Tokyo Society for Legal Philosophy
[Date] 2010/1


[Academic Year] 2008
[Title] McCaffery's Case against the Estate Tax
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] the Society for Jurisprudence
[Date] 2009/1


[Academic Year] 2008
[Title] McCaffery's Case against the Estate Tax
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] Aichi Society for Legal Philosophy
[Date] 2008/12


[Academic Year] 2008
[Title] Does Utilitarianism Support Inheritance?
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] the Tohoku Philosophical Society
[Date] 2008/10


[Academic Year] 2008
[Title] Does Utilitarianism Support Inheritance?
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] the Japanese Society for Ethics
[Date] 2008/10


[Academic Year] 2008
[Title] Will as the Ground of Inheritance
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] the Iwate Philosophical Association
[Date] 2008/7


[Academic Year] 2008
[Title] Contemporary Japanese Arguments for Inheritance: A Critical Assessment
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] the Institute for Social Ethics, Nanzan University
[Date] 2008/4


[Academic Year] 2007
[Title] John Locke on Inheritance: Interpretation and Criticism
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] the Philosophical Association of Japan
[Date] 2007/5


[Academic Year] 2007
[Title] John Locke on Inheritance
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] the Society for Jurisprudence
[Date] 2007/4


[Academic Year] 2005
[Title] Lockean Proviso: What does it amount to?
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] the Tohoku Philosophical Society
[Date] 2005/10


[Academic Year] 2005
[Title] Lockean Proviso: What does it amount to?
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] Aichi Society for Legal Philosophy
[Date] 2005/5


[Academic Year] 2002
[Title] Labor Theory of Property: Reappraisal of Lockean Theory
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] the Chubu Society of Philosophy
[Date] 2002/10


[Academic Year] 1999
[Title] Mathematical Numbers and Ideal Numbers: Self-Predication of Universals
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] the Philosophical Association of Japan
[Date] 1999/5

Invited Lectures

[Academic Year] 2010
[Title] Human Dignity as Seen in Religions: Contents and Measures
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] the Faculty Development Meeting of Human Dignity Courses
[Date] 2010/12


[Academic Year] 2008
[Title] Jean Vanier: His Life and Thought
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] Nagoya Chapter of Japan Christian Medical Association
[Date] 2009/3


[Academic Year] 2006
[Title] Teaching Philosophy: My Practice and Some Suggestions
[Speaker] Kozi Asano
[Society] Workshop at the Chubu Society of Philosophy
[Date] 2006/10

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