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SAKURAI Tetsu
Graduate School of Intercultural Studies / Department of Culture and Globalization
Professor
Law / Political Sciences
Last Updated :2020/06/04

Researcher Profile and Settings

Affiliation

  • <Faculty / Graduate School / Others>

    Graduate School of Intercultural Studies / Department of Culture and Globalization
  • <Related Faculty / Graduate School / Others>

    Faculty of Global Human Sciences / Department of Global Cultures, Faculty of Intercultural Studies / Department of Intercultural Studies

Degree

  • Ph.D. / Doctor

Teaching

Research Activities

Research Interests

  • Liberal Eugenics
  • Global Justice
  • Legal Philosophy

Research Areas

  • Humanities & social sciences / Legal theory and history

Committee Memberships

  • 法哲学・社会哲学国際学会連合, 理事
  • 日本法哲学会, 理事

Published Papers

  • SAKURAI TETSU

    This article considers the moral implications of the development of genetic technology in the laboratories of affluent societies in the light of the fundamental inequalities that exist on a global scale. I take up Audrey Chapman’s criticism of biocentrism from her egalitarian point of view, and examine her prediction that, if expensive genetic enhancement technology is used in

    Springer, Feb. 2014, M. Albers, T. Hoffmann and J. Reinhardt eds. Human Rights and Human Nature, 217 - 234, English

    [Refereed][Invited]

    Scientific journal

  • Is a Human Right to Democracy Justifiable?

    SAKURAI TETSU

    In this article, I examine the view that there is a human right to democracy, and consider why we should regard this issue as decisive in solving the problems of foreign interference in the protection of human rights. I also note that there has been almost no discussion about the holder of the human right to democracy, that is, who is to hold this right. After comparing John Ra

    David Publishing, Nov. 2013, Philosophy Study, 3 (11), 983 - 996, English

    [Refereed]

    Scientific journal

  • Liberal Eugenics Faces the Challenge of Global Justice

    櫻井 徹

    Dec. 2010, Intercultural Studies, 第35号,41-72頁, Japanese

    Scientific journal

  • The Conflict between the Ideas of Life over Liberal Eugenics

    SAKURAI, Tetsu

    Jun. 2010, Law and Culture Series 9, Yoshiaki Sanada ed., Legal Culture of Life and Death, 163-96頁, Japanese

    [Refereed]

    Scientific journal

  • The Philosophical Impacts of Kinji Imanishi's Evolutionary Theory on Normative Science

    SAKURAI, Tetsu

    Nov. 2004, 神戸大学国際文化学部紀要『国際文化学研究』, 22,23, 9-26, English

    Scientific journal

  • Universal Minority Rights?: A Transnational Approach

    MORIGIWA, Yasutomo, ISHIYAMA, Fumihiko, SAKURAI, Tetsu

    2004, Archiv fuer Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie (ARSP) Beiheft Nr. 96, Franz Steiner Verlag, ,, English

    Scientific journal

  • What's Wrong with Taking Human Life?: An Essay from the Viewpoint of Conventionalism

    SAKURAI, Tetsu

    Sep. 2002, 神戸大学国際文化学会(編)『国際文化学』, 7, 83-98, Japanese

    [Refereed]

    Scientific journal

  • The Individual in Contemporary Liberal Democracy: Environment, Self-owenership, and Other Persons

    SAKURAI, Tetsu

    Oct. 1999, 日本法哲学会(編)『知的資源としての戦後法哲学 法哲学年報 1998』, 有斐閣。, , 76-94, Japanese

    Scientific journal

  • The Correlation between Empiricism and Social Theory in Humean Philosophy

    SAKURAI, Tetsu

    Mar. 1999, 日本イギリス哲学会(編)『イギリス哲学研究』, 22, 37-51, Japanese

    [Refereed]

    Scientific journal

  • Outlines of Pufendorf's Legal Theory

    SAKURAI, Tetsu

    Sep. 1998, 神戸大学国際文化学部紀要『国際文化学研究』, 10, 25-48, Japanese

    Scientific journal

  • An Encounter between Natural Law Theory and Utilitarianism: Cumberland's Benevolence and Common Good

    SAKURAI, Tetsu

    Sep. 1997, 神戸大学国際文化学部紀要『国際文化学研究』, 8, 61-88, Japanese

    Scientific journal

MISC

  • Book Review: Niall Shanks, God, The Devil, and Darwin.

    SAKURAI, Tetsu

    Mar. 2005, 日本イギリス哲学会(編)『イギリス哲学研究』, 28, 110-12, Japanese

    Introduction scientific journal

  • Book Review: Quentin Skinner, Liberty before Liberalism, translated by Jun-ichi Umezu.

    SAKURAI, Tetsu

    Mar. 2003, 日本イギリス哲学会(編)『イギリス哲学研究』, 26, 100-102, Japanese

    Introduction scientific journal

  • 環境思想についての覚書

    SAKURAI, Tetsu

    Oct. 1997, 日本法哲学会(編)『環境問題の法哲学 法哲学年報 1995』,有斐閣。, , 95-99, Japanese

    Others

Books etc

  • Bridge Book: Philosophy of Law, Second Edition

    TSUNODA, Takeshi, HASEGAWA, Ko, MOURI, Yasutoshi, MORIMURA, Susumu, ISHIYAMA, Fumihiko, SAKURAI, Tetsu, SUMIYOSHI, Masami, HAMA, Shinichiro

    Joint work, 信山社, Feb.2014 , Japanese, This book introduces undergraduate beginners to the basic points of legal philosophy., ISBN: 9784797223491

    Textbook

  • Human Rights and Global Justice (Archiv für Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie Beiheft 139)

    SAKURAI TETSU

    Joint editor, Franz Steiner Verlag, Jan.2014 , English, Global justice has been one of the hottest issues among legal and political philosophers in the past several decades. David Miller, Professor of Political Theory at Oxford University, is without doubt one of the theorists who have been taking the lead in the debate on global justice. In the summer of 2011 he was invited to give the tenth Kobe Lecture, which was first establis, ISBN: 9783515104890

    Scholarly book

  • Sources of the self : the making of the modern identity

    櫻井 徹, 下川 潔, 田中 智彦

    Joint translation, University of Nagoya Press, Sep.2010 , Japanese

    Scholarly book

  • Legal Philosophy and Ideas For Beginners

    櫻井 徹, 竹下 賢, 角田 猛之, 市原 靖久

    Joint editor, Minerva Publishing, Apr.2010 , Japanese

    Textbook

  • Lectures on Contemporary Legal Philosophy

    櫻井 徹, 井上 達夫, 石山 文彦, 高橋 文彦, 横濱 竜也

    Joint work, Shinzansha Publishing, Apr.2009 , Japanese

    Textbook

  • Jurists in Modern Europe

    櫻井 徹, 勝田 有恒, 山内 進, 村上 裕, 森 征一

    Joint work, Minerva Publishing, Feb.2008 , Japanese

    Textbook

  • Dictionary of British Philosophy and Thought

    IWAI, Jun, OOKUBO, Masatake, KUME, Akira, SAKAMOTO, Tatsuya, SAKURAI, Tetsu, SHINOHARA, Hisashi, TADAKOSHI, Chikakazu, TANAKA, Hideo, TSUGE, Hisanori, TERANAKA, Heiji

    Joint work, 研究社, Nov.2007 , Japanese

    Others

  • Liberal Eugenics and Justice

    SAKURAI, Tetsu

    Single work, Nakanishiya Publishing, Jan.2007 , Japanese

    Scholarly book

  • The Fundamental Problems of British Philosophy

    OHKUBO, Masatake, ADACHI, Mami, TERANAKA, Heiji, NAKASAI, Toshiro, TADAKOSHI, Chikakazu, TSUGE, Hisanori, KUBOTA, Kenji, SAKURAI, Tetsu, YONEZAWA, Katsuo

    Joint work, 研究社, Apr.2005 , Japanese

    Scholarly book

  • Bridge Book: Philosophy of Law

    TSUNODA, Takeshi, HASEGAWA, Ko, MOURI, Yasutoshi, MORIMURA, Susumu, ISHIYAMA, Fumihiko, SAKURAI, Tetsu

    Joint work, 信山社, Sep.2004 , Japanese

    Textbook

  • Topics of Legal Ideas: History as a Compass

    SUMIYOSHI, Masami, NISHINO, Mototsugu, MORIMURA, Susumu, SAKURAI, Tetsu, HIRANO, Toshihiko, TSUNODA, Takeshi, TAKESHITA, Ken

    Joint work, 法律文化社, Apr.2000 , Japanese

    Textbook

  • 多文化時代の市民権――マイノリティの権利と自由主義

    TSUNODA, Takeshi, SAKURAI, Tetsu, INADA, Yasuaki, FURUKAWA, Saiji, ISHIYAMA, Fumihiko, YAMAZAKI, Yasuji

    Joint editor, 晃洋書房, Dec.1998 , Japanese

    Scholarly book

Presentations

  • Unanimous Convention as a Requirement for Legitimate Democracy

    SAKURAI TETSU

    Normativity and Institution, Jun. 2014, English, International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Germany, While the political basis of major industrialized nations has been relatively stable over a long period of time, there are many areas in the world where sub-national identities arouse loyalties that override loyalty to the nation as a whole and therefore democratic government is still threatened by political violence and conflicts. Particularly in relatively poor African count, International conference

    [Invited]

    Invited oral presentation

  • Can We Justify a Human Right to Democracy?

    SAKURAI TETSU

    Human Rights and the Problem of Legal Injustice, Jun. 2012, English, International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, The 5th Federal Regional Court, Recife, Brazil, In this article, I examine the view that there is a human right to democracy, and consider why we should regard this issue as decisive in solving the problems of foreign interference in the protection of human rights. I also note that there has been almost no discussion about the holder of the human right to democracy, that is, who is to hold this right. After comparing John Ra, International conference

    [Invited]

    Invited oral presentation

  • Should Society Guarantee Individuals a Right to Keep ‘Normal Functioning’?

    櫻井 徹

    25nd IVR World Congress, Aug. 2011, English, Internationale Vereinigung für Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie (IVR), Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main, Germany, International conference

    Oral presentation

  • Human Rights and International Society

    櫻井 徹

    The 10th Kobe Lecture, Jul. 2011, English, IVR Japan National Section, Japan Association of Legal Philosophy, Divinity Hall, Imadegawa Campus, Doshisha University, International conference

    Public symposium

  • Can David Miller Sidestep 'Benevolent Imperialism'?

    櫻井 徹

    Society for Jurisprudence, May 2011, May 2011, Japanese, Koenkan, Doshisha University, Domestic conference

    [Invited]

    Invited oral presentation

  • Does Liberal Eugenics Postulate Darwinian View of Life?

    SAKURAI, Tetsu

    第10回法文化学会研究大会, Nov. 2007, Japanese, 法文化学会, 横浜, 日本, Domestic conference

    [Invited]

    Invited oral presentation

  • Darwinism and Liberal Eugenics

    SAKURAI, Tetsu

    日本イギリス哲学会関西部会第32回研究例会, Jul. 2005, Japanese, 日本イギリス哲学会関西部会, 京都, 日本, Domestic conference

    Oral presentation

  • Is Liberal Eugenics Refutable in the Globalized World?: Liberty, Evolution, and Justice

    SAKURAI, Tetsu

    The 23rd World Congress of the International Association for Legal and Social Philosophy (IVR), May 2005, English, Internationale Vereinigung für Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie (IVR), グラナダ, スペイン, International conference

    Oral presentation

  • The Contemporary Significance of Darwinism

    SAKURAI, Tetsu

    第28回日本イギリス哲学会研究大会, Mar. 2004, Japanese, 日本イギリス哲学会, 秋田, 日本, Domestic conference

    Oral presentation

  • The Impact of a Japanese Theory of Evolution on Legal Philosophy: Darwin versus Kinji Imanishi

    SAKURAI, Tetsu

    22nd World Congress of the International Association for Legal and Social Philosophy (IVR), Aug. 2003, English, The International Association for Legal and Social Philosophy (IVR), ルンド, スウェーデン, International conference

    Oral presentation

  • なぜ人を殺してはいけないのか――シンガーとヒュームを手がかりに――

    SAKURAI, Tetsu

    日本イギリス哲学会関西部会第26回研究例会, Dec. 2001, Japanese, 日本イギリス哲学会関西部会, 京都, 日本, Domestic conference

    Oral presentation

  • なぜ人を殺してはいけないのか――生命権と功利主義

    SAKURAI, Tetsu

    法理学研究会2001年11月例会, Nov. 2001, Japanese, 法理学研究会, 京都, 日本, Domestic conference

    Oral presentation

  • 現代リベラルデモクラシーの行方と環境倫理

    SAKURAI, Tetsu

    1998年度日本法哲学会学術大会, Nov. 1998, Japanese, 日本法哲学会, 東京, 日本, Domestic conference

    Public symposium

  • 経験主義的知識論と社会哲学の相関性――モンテーニュとヒュームを手がかりに

    SAKURAI, Tetsu

    日本イギリス哲学会第22回研究大会, Mar. 1998, Japanese, 日本イギリス哲学会, 熊本, 日本, Domestic conference

    Public symposium

  • The Correlation between Empiricism and the Social Theory in Humean Philosophy

    SAKURAI, Tetsu

    24th Hume Society Conference, Aug. 1997, English, Hume Society, Monterey, アメリカ, International conference

    Oral presentation

  • Utilitarianism and the Natural Law Tradition: Cumberland on Utility

    SAKURAI, Tetsu

    Fifth Conference of the International Society for Utilitarian Studies (第5回国際功利主義学会会議), Mar. 1997, English, International Society for Utilitarian Studies(国際功利主義学会), New Orleans, アメリカ, International conference

    Oral presentation

Association Memberships

  • 法哲学・社会哲学国際学会連合

  • 日本イギリス哲学会

  • 日本法哲学会

Research Projects