Yasuo Deguchi

Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University, Japan

Yasuo Deguchi is Professor of Philosophy at Kyoto University, Japan. He obtained his PhD on Kant’s epistemology and ontology from Kyoto University, and studied philosophy of science, especially that of probability and statistics at LSE. His research interests also include Kant’s philosophy of mathematics, realism vs. anti-realism issues in philosophy of Science, philosophy of mathematics and logic, philosophy of Skolem, philosophy of scientific simulation, methodology and ethics of clinical trial, and applied philosophy. In addition to those, he is currently working on Analytic Asian Philosophy that reinterprets Asian thoughts from perspectives of analytic philosophy and contemporary logic. In this field, he co-authored several papers with Jay Garfiled and Graham Priest. His co-edited book; The Moon Points Back, will appear in June 2014 from Oxford UP.


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