Emma Cook degree icon

Lecturer

school icon

Research Faculty of Media and Communication, Hokkaido University

mail icon

Feel free to contact me at:

godart [at] imc.hokudai.ac.jp




Publications List

Books

Articles and Book Chapters

  • Nichirenism, Utopianism, and Modernity: Rethinking Ishiwara Kanji’s East-Asia League Movement,” Japanese Journal for Religious Studies, 42/2, December 2015, pp. 235-274.
  •  “Herbert Spencer in Japan: Boom and Bust of A Theory (1868-1911)” in Bernard Lightman (Ed.), Global Spencerism: The Communication and Appropriation of a British Evolutionist (Leiden: Brill, 2015), pp. 56-77.
  • Tezuka Osamu’s Circle of Life: Vitalism, Evolution, and Buddhism,” Mechademia (University of Minnesota Press) November 2013, Volume 8, Issue 1, pp. 34 – 47.
  • ““Philosophy” or “Religion”? The Confrontation with Foreign Categories in Late Nineteenth Century Japan,” Journal of the History of Ideas, Vol. 69, No.1, January 2008, pp. 71-91.
  • “From Moss Animals to Philosophy: Oka Asajirō, Modern Japan’s pioneer in the Philosophy of Biology and Evolutionary Theory,” Studies in Japanese Philosophy (in Japanese: “Kokemushi kara tetsugaku made: seibutsugaku, shinkaron no tetsugaku no senkusha toshite no Oka Asajirō,” Nihon tetsugakushi kenkyū, Vol. 4, 2007, pp. 75-99.)
  • “Tracing the Circle of Truth: Inoue Enryō on the History of Philosophy and Buddhism,” The Eastern Buddhist (Vol. XXXVI, December 2004), pp. 106-133.

Book Reviews (Invited)

  • “Nagai Kafu’s Occidentalism: Defining the Japanese Self, by Rachael Hutchinson,” The International Journal of Asian Studies, volume 11, issue 1 (2014) pp. 107-108.

Other

  • “Inoue Enryō”; Introduction and translation for Sourcebook in Japanese Philosophy, edited by James W. Heisig, John Maraldo, and Thomas P. Kasulis. (Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2011.), p. 611-618.
  • “Inoue Tetsujirō”; Introduction and translation for Sourcebook in Japanese Philosophy, edited by James W. Heisig, John Maraldo, and Thomas P. Kasulis. (Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2011.), p. 619-630.

 

In Preparation

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles & Book Chapters:

  • “Opposing the China War, 1937-1941: Ishiwara Kanji and the East-Asia League”
  • “Future War and Future Peace after 1919: New Visions in the Imperial Japanese Army in the Wake of the First World War”