Graduation Theses

2016

Nao HIRATA
Are ten cloud-genera natural kinds?

2015

Daichi ISHIKAWA
Can quantum physics maintain the classical picture?

2014

Kota ISHIBASHI
The interactions between the category theory and the homology theory in the 1940s

Haruo ONO
Mediating effect of artifacts and norm of function

Naofumi SONODA
Alfred Russel Wallace–the formation of his evolutionary thought–

Sohei HARA
Van Fraassen and the EPR problem

Reo YONEDA
Discussion on the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster from viewpoint of science journalism

2013

Takaaki KOYAMA
A Study on the Quartz Revolution: From the Viewpoint of Hughes’ Systems Approach

Kazumichi MANO
Revaluation of Punctuated Equilibrium

Yoshinari YOSHIDA
Evolutionary and Developmental Researches in the 1980s: A Historical and Philosophical Study of the Researches on Epigenetics

Toma KAWANISHI
What Is Computer for Konrad Zuse?

Tetsufumi FUJISAKI
Methodology of Historical Science

2012

Yusuke MORIMOTO
Materia Medica of the Edo Period: A Reconsideration of the History of the Controversy over “Ryu-Kotsu”

Masatoshi YANASE
A Philosophical Study on the Mechanisms of Evolutionary Theory

Shiori OIWA
Scientific Literacy and Education of Natural Science in Senior High Schools: A Study from the Viewpoint of Scientific Literacy Improvement in a New Subject “Science and Human life”

2010

Haruka KATAOKA
The Beginnings of the Electric Power Industry in Japan

Hirokazu KOI
Engineering Knowledge and Translation of Interests

Kosuke NEMOTO
Fictionality and Science

Masahiko ROKUYAMA
A Study on an Early Instance of the Application of the Replacement Axiom

2009

Ryota ETO
The Researches of the Liquefaction of Gases in the Late 19th Century: The Discovery and the Application of Joule-Thomson Effect

Misato TAKEBE
On the History of the Central Dogma

2008

Toshimasa CHIKAOKA
Naturalized Epistemology: The Embodiment of Rationality

Yuuki NISHIKAWA
The Birth of the C Language

2007

Hajime INABA
Probability in Classical Statistical Mechanics: Gibbs’ Coarse-Graining and Entropy

Yukinori OONISHI
Constructive Empiricism: Its Features and Problems

2006

Youta UWAMORI
A Critique of the “Natural Ontological Attitude”

Shiro FUKUDA
Mach’s Principle and the Machian Dynamics

Sawako MOTOOKA
A History of the Kidney Transplant

Yuko SUZUKI
On the Irreversibility of Time in Physics

2005

Hisashi NAKAO
The Evolution of Altruistic Behavior

2004

Shogo KATSURA
The Development of the Atomic Bomb in the USA during the World War II

2003

Senji TANAKA
The Descent and Function of Emotions

Mai SUGIMOTO
C. E. Shannon’s Theory of Cryptography

Kentaro YAMAGUCHI
E. Lorentz and Chaos

Kazunobu TANIJIRI
Vesalius on the Urinary Organs

2002

Amane KOUDA
The Development of WWW on the Internet

Shingo NAKAZAWA
How the Riken Institute was Founded

Yoshiaki KATSURADA
The Mechanical Masters of the Renaissance Italy

Kazuhisa YOSHIDA
Dawkins on the Extended Phenotype

Dai KAWAI
Free Software and Open Software

2001

Takashi TAKADA
Real Numbers in an Axiomatic Set Theory

Naoki KUNISHIRO
Robert Boyle’s Study on the Air

Yukihiro YAMASHITA
From Genes to Replicators

2000

Kazuya HASHIMOTO
Quine’s Philosophy and the Transformation of Empiricism

Hari ONODA
Einstein’s Cosmology: The Origins of a Relativistic Cosmology

Katsuhiko SANO
Prior on McTaggart’s Theory of Time: How to Treat Tensed Statements

1999

Akiko KANEDA
The Semantics of Guantified Modal Logic in Relation to the Problems of Reference and Essentialism

Akihisa SETOGUCHI
The Origins of the Biodiversity and the Conservation Biology: Ecology and Environmental Problems in the United States, 1960-1990

Sakurako FUJIWARA
The Use of Science in Criminal Investigations: On the Reliability of DNA Analysis

1998

Tadashi SAWAI
Harvey on Generation

1997

Emiko ITO
On the Scope of Ethical Considerations in Environmental Ethics

Akira UEDA
Poincare’s Conventionalism

Makoto MATSUBARA
Recombinant DNA and the NIH Guidelines

1996

Tomo TADA
On the “Objectivity” in Weber’s Methodology of Social Science

Satoshi NOZAWA
Descartes’s Theory of Motion

Kaniwa HIOKI
Egyptian Arithmetic Reconstructed from Papyri