1982: Master of Arts (Kyoto University), 1986 to 1989: German scientific exchange scholarship at Brunswick college of engineering and Osnabrück University, 1989: Doctor of Philosophy (Osnabrück. The main referees were Prof .Dr. Boeder and Prof. Dr. Lenzen.)
Fields of Specialization
Studying Leibniz and Husserl or epistemology and ontology, besides teaching environmental ethics in Japanese contexts. Now doing an inter or transdisciplinary research project about the science and technology from the viewpoint of synergy of public and expertise together with the colleagues of the natural and social scientists, as one of the advanced interdisciplinary research of Kobe University.
- “A Projective Hermeneutical Ethic from Environmental Risks in Japanese Context” in: Transdisziplinär' 'Interkulturell'. Technikphilosophie nach der akademischen Kleinstaaterei. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann. 2015: Funk, Michael (Hg.) pp.393-405.
- Philosophy of Parts and Whole, its History and Now, (ed.) Shunjyusha, Tokyo, 2014 (in Japanese).
- “Leibniz on Causation：From his definition of cause as ‘coinferens’ ” Studia Leibnitiana Sonderheft, 37. pp. 101-110. 2010.
- Leibniz on Knowledge from an antiskeptical point of view, Sobunsha, Tokyo, pp.1-346.2003 (in Japanese)