Faculty of Arts - Humanities

Dr Koji Tanaka

Senior Lecturer i nPhilosophy ,
Undergraduate Adviser Philosophy

Dr Koji Tanaka

Humanities, Philosophy

Email: k.tanaka@auckland.ac.nz

Extension: 89961 (ph + 64 9 373 7599)

Arts 2
18 Symonds St
Level 2
Room 210

Research interests

Logic, philosophy of logic, Buddhist philosophy, classical Chinese philosophy.


Current research

Logic, Philosophy of Logic, Buddhist Philosophy, Classical Chinese Philosophy.

Dr Koji Tanaka's Research

Recent publications

Moonshadows: Conventional Truth in Buddhist Philosophy, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011, co-authored with Georges Dreyfus, Bronwyn Finnigan, Jay Garfield, Guy Newland, Graham Priest, Mark Siderits, Sonam Thakchoe, Tom Tillemans, Jan Westerhoff.

Paraconsistency: Logic and Applications, Dordrecht: Springer, forthcoming, co-edited with Francesco Berto, Edwin Mares and Francesco Paoli.

"Making Sense of Paraconsistent Logic: The Nature of Logic, Classical Logic and Paraconsistent Logic", Paraconsistency: Logic and Applications, Koji Tanaka, Francesco Berto, Edwin Mares and Francesco Paoli (eds.), Dordrecht: Springer, forthcoming.

"Inference in Mengzi 1A:7", Journal of Chinese Philosophy, Vol. 38, 2011, forthcoming.

"Japanese and Korean Philosophy", Oxford Handbook of World Philosophy, Jay Garfield and William Edelglass (eds.), Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 297-301, 2011.

"Boolean Conservative Extension Results for Some Modal Relevant Logics", Australasian Journal of Logic, Vol. 8, pp. 31-49, 2010, co-authored with Edwin Mares.

"Guest Editors' Introduction", Logic and Logical Philosophy, Special Issue on Paraconsistent Logic, Vol. 19, pp. 5-6, 2010, co-authored with Francesco Berto, Edwin Mares and Francesco Paoli.

"Don't Think! Just Act!", Philosophy and Martial Arts, Graham Priest and Damon Young (eds.), Chicago and La Salle: Open Court, pp. 25-33, 2010, co-authored with Bronwyn Finnigan.

"A Dharmakirtian Critique of Nagarjunians", Pointing at the Moon, Mario D'Amato, J. Garfield and T. Tillemans (eds.), Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 101-113, 2009.

Dr Koji Tanaka's Recent Publications

Current teaching

Course Title Availability in 2014
PHIL 224 Buddhist Philosophy Not offered in 2014.
PHIL 266 Games, Rationality and Choice Semester 1
PHIL 344 Buddhist Philosophy Not offered in 2014.
PHIL 738 Philosophical Logic Semester 2

Dr Koji Tanaka's Teaching

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