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Table of Contents:

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  • John C. Maraldo: Revisiting Rude Awakenings. The Dangerous (?) Thought of the Kyoto School
  • Raquel Bouso: Disimagination and Sentiment in Nishitani’s Religious Aesthetics
  • 氣多雅子 (Keta Masako): 哲学と生死の問題 – 日本哲学の意義と可能性をめぐって
  • Flavia Baldari: Karl Löwith’s Encounter with Japanese Philosophy. Reconstructions in a New Light
  • Alexandra Mustățea: On the Convolutions of Modernity and Confucianism in Japan. Loyalty from Yamaga Sokō’s Shidō to Pre-war Kokutai Ideology
  • Ferenc Takó: Notions of Love in Shinto and Buddhist Thought
  • Carlos Barbosa Cepeda: Nishitani Keiji’s Notion of Mind


  • Miki Kiyoshi: “Consciencia histórica y consciencia mítica” (trans. by Fernando Wirtz)
  • Hiromatsu Wataru: “The Philosophical Dimension of Semiotics: The Subsistence Mechanism of Signification” (trans. by Michael Santone)

Research Notes:

  • Katsumori Makoto: Hiromatsu’s Philosophy: An Introductory Survey
  • 米山優 (Yoneyama Masaru): 散文が美に近づくとき

Book Reviews:

  • Pierre Bonneels et Jaime Derenne, eds.: Fortune de la philosophie cartésienne au Japon (Review by Georgii Bakhtiiarov)
  • Dominic Smith: Exceptional Technologies: A Continental Philosophy of Technology (Review by Alessio Gerola)
  • Joseph S. O’Leary: Reality itself: Philosophical Challenges of Indian Mahāyāna (Review by Bart Dessein)

Previous Volumes:

EJJP 1 (2016)

EJJP 2 (2017)

EJJP 3 (2018)

Call for Papers:

Submissions of articles and translations for the next issue of EJJP (Vol. 5, 2020) are welcome! Please see our submission guidelines for details.

The deadline for submissions to EJJP 5 (2020) is April 30th, 2020.

Editorial Team:

Chief Editors:

Book Review Editors:

  • Roman Paşca (Kyoto University)
  • Richard Stone (Hokkaido University: English, Japanese)

Language Editors:




  • Laurentiu Andrei (Université Blaise Pascal; Clermont-Ferrand: French, Romanian)*
  • Simon Ebersolt (INALCO; French, Japanese)
  • Michael Lucken (INALCO; English, French, Japanese)
  • Michel Dalissier (PHIER Université Blaise Pascal; French, Japanese)
  • Pierre Bonneels (Université Libre de Bruxelles; French, Japanese)*
  • Romaric Jannel (EPHE; English, French, Japanese)
  • Thierry Hoquet (Université Paris Ouest Nanterre; French)
  • Florencia di Rocco (Universite de Paris I-Pantheon Sorbonne)



  • Enrico Fongaro (Tohoku University; Italian, Japanese, German)
  • Matteo Cestari (Università Degli Studi di Torino; Italian, English Spanish, Japanese)
  • Marcello Ghilardi (Università degli Studi di Padova; Italian, English, Japanese)




  • Niklas Söderman (Tallinn University)


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About the European Journal of Japanese Philosophy (EJJP)

The European Journal of Japanese Philosophy, the official academic organ of the European Network of Japanese Philosophy, is a peer-reviewed journal published annually. It’s aim is to provide a forum for critical articles and translations related to Japanese Philosophy. Contributions are welcome in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian and Japanese.