Center for Applied Philosophy & Ethics

Center for Applied Philosophy & Ethics (CAPE)

Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University

Japanese / English

CAPE Studies in Applied Philosophy &Ethics Series

Published by CAPE Publications, Kyoto, Japan.
ISSN: 2187-6223

About the Series

The series CAPE Studies in Applied Philosophy & Ethics Series aims to publish papers based on talks or lectures given in conferences or workshops organized by CAPE (Center for Applied Philosophy & Ethics). It will include papers in a variety of fields such as analytic metaphysics, applied ethics, logic, and philosophy of science.

Vol. 1 Proceeding of the CAPE International Workshops, 2012.

Editor: Hisashi Nakao

A collected volume of papers presented at “IHPST, Paris – CAPE, Kyoto philosophy of biology workshop (November 4-5, 2012, Kyoto, Japan)”, and “CAPE philosophy of animal minds workshop (January 6, 2013, Kyoto, Japan)”

Forthcoming Events

CAPE Taiwan-Japan Philosophy of Biology Workshop

Date : March 15 (Fri.), 2013
Place: Kyoto University, Graduate School of Letters
Lecture Room 1
(number 8 of the above map)

10:45-12:00 Hsien-I Chiu (National Chung Cheng University)
“Why phylogenetics can’t solve the problem of species concept”
commentator:  Yuichi Amitani (Kyoto University)

13:00-14:15 Senji Tanaka (Keio University)
“The organism problem”
commentator :Rueylin Chen(National Chung Cheng University)

14:30-15:45 Hsiao-Fan Yeh (National Chung Cheng University)
“The integration of mechanism discovery, phenomenon investigation and experimental discovery in biological practice”
commentator: Yuuki Sugawara (Kyoto University)

16:00-17:15 Rueylin Chen (Professor, National Chung Cheng University)
“Darwin’s debt to Malthus’s theory of population: a structural approach.” (coauthored with Jean-Sebastien Bolduc)
commentator: Tetsuji Iseda (Kyoto University)

Sponcered by: Center for Applied Philosophy and Ethics (CAPE), Kyoto University

Hakubi Center & CAPE Symposium
“Actuality of Life Sciences: Political and Ethical Problems — Present Circumstances on Reproductive Technologies and Regenerative Medicine”

date: 2013/04/13 (sat) 13:00 – 18:00
location: Faculty of Letters, Lecture Room No. 3
(On 2F of the building between bldg No. 5 and No. 8 in this map: )

* The talks in this symposium will be given in Japanese.

Hakubi Center:

Former Events

2012/07/10 5th CAPE Lecture
2012/06/26 4th CAPE Lecture
2012/05/29 3rd CAPE Lecture
2012/05/22 2nd CAPE Lecture
2012/05/14 1st CAPE Lecture


Prof. Masahiko MIZUTANI


North Comprehensive Education and Research Building Room No. 404
(Building No. 13)


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