Toshiro Osawa

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Visiting address Blindernveien 31 Georg Morgenstiernes hus 0313 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1020 Blindern 0315 OSLO

Research project

I work on a project titled "The Division of Ethics from Political Philosophy: Kant and Baumgarten on Right, Virtue, and Justice", funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 101027095.

Academic interests

My research is in the field of Immanuel Kant's ethics, with a special focus on Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten's legacy and a growing interest in Kant's political philosophy.

See also my personal web page.

Background

PhD, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, 2014.

Publications

Osawa, Toshiro (forthcoming 2021). "Can Love Be Excessive? Baumgarten and Kant on Love, Respect, and Friendship". Proceedings of the 13th International Kant Congress 'The Court of Reason' (Oslo, 6-9 August 2019). Ed. Camilla Serck-Hanssen and Beatrix Himmelmann. Berlin/Boston: de Gruyter.

Osawa, Toshiro (2018). "Kant's Debt to Baumgarten in His Religious (Un-)Grounding of Ethics". Kant Yearbook 10: 105–23.

Osawa, Toshiro (2018). "General Conception of Duties towards Oneself in Baumgarten and Kant". Natur und Freiheit. Akten des XII. Internationalen Kant-Kongresses 2015. Ed. Violetta L. Waibel, Margit Ruffing, and David Wagner. Berlin/Boston: de Gruyter: 2013-20.

Tags: Philosophy, Kant, Ethics, Political philosophy, History of philosophy, History of philosophy 1600-1800
Published Sep. 8, 2021 2:25 PM - Last modified Sep. 20, 2021 3:09 PM