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Yutaka Tanaka
Professor, the Department of Philosophy, Sophia University,

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President of the Japan Society for Process Studies
President of the
Japan Society for Buddhist Christian Studies

Books

From Paradox to Reality Kouro-sha, Kyoto,1993
(Japanese)
Whitehead Koudan-sha, Tokyo, 1998
(Japanese)(Chinese version 2000)

Papers
(readable in English)

Philosophy of Nothingness and Process Theology  PDF

Hayathology and Whitehead's Process Philosophy   PDF

Irreversibility and Reciprocity in the Divine-Human Relationship

The Principle of Relativity and Process Cosmology PDF

The Problem of the Indeterminate Past in Quantum Physics and Whitehead's Epochal Theory of Time    PDF

Bell's Theorem and the Theory of Relativity

Einstein and Whitehead

Process Philosophy and Modern Physics

Papers
(readable only in Japanese) 
 Lectures at the Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies (PDF)

場所の論理と宗教の批判
the Logic of Place and the criticism of "Religion"


キリスト教と仏教との邂逅と創造的転換の哲学

the Encounter of Christianity with Buddhism and the Philosophy of Creative Transformation


自然ということ 
On Nature and Grace  


絶対者の人格性と非人格性をめぐってー人格的なものと最も普遍的なもの

Personal and Impersonal characteristics of the Absolute-the coincidence of the most personal with the most universal

無の哲学とキリスト教
the Philosophy of Nothingness and Christianity 


絶対無の創造性と矛盾的自己同一ー西田哲学から歴程神学へ

Creativity of Absolute Noithingness and the contradictory Self-Identity: From Nishida's Philosophy to Theology of Historical Process

Open Lectures at Sophia University

共生の智を求めてー文学での人文的学びのために (2013-9-16)
Enquiry into the wisdom of Coexistence (sapientia Convivendi)-for the learned ignorance at the faculty of Humanities

論理学講義(ビデオ講義)(2013年度春学期)
Open Lectures on Philosophical Logic (video-lectures 2013 Spring)

形なきものの形、聲なきものの聲
The Form of the Formless, the Voice of the Voiceless-Japanese Spirituality and Christianity
Lecture at the Sophia Philosophical Society, 2012


西田哲学とキリスト教
Nishida's Philosophy and Christianity
Lecture at the Institute of Christian Culture,Sophia University, 2012

Letures at the Japan Society for Philosophy of Science

相対性理論の意味するもの
The Meaning of Relativity
Lecture at the Symposium commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Theory of Relativity, at Tokyo University

科学・宗教・哲学ー田辺元の科学哲学と宗教哲学
Science-Religion-Philosophy: Tanabe Hajime's Philosophy of Science and Religion
Lecture at the Japan Society of Philosophy,
Tokyo University, 1997


Art and Life

桃李歌壇Website of Touri-Kadan for co-creating Japanese traditional linked-poems and Haiku

場所の詩学 PDF 
Poetics of Place and the Art of Creative Intersubjectivity
Open Lecture at the First Annual Meeting of Nishida Philocophical Society

いのちの重みー復生の文学・生命と医療の倫理
The Weight of Life:Literature of Resurrected Life and Ethics of Life and Medical Healing