Takashi Shogimen Selected Publications#


[1] The Structure of Patriotism 愛国の構造 (Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten 岩波書店, 2019), 352p. – in Japanese.

(Iwanami Shoten is arguably the most prestigious academic press in Japan. Reviewed in national newspapers such as Mainichi Shimbun and Nihon Keizai (Nikkei) Shimbun. Reprinted December 2019)

[2] Patriotism: The Textbook for the Japanese Nation 日本国民のための愛国の教科書 (Tokyo: Hyakuman’nen Shobō 百万年書房, 2019), 200p. – in Japanese.

(Reviewed in national newspapers such as Yomiuri Shimbun and Mainichi Shimbun, 10 regional newspapers in the Kyodo News network including Ryūkyū Shinpō, Okinawa Times, and Ehime Shimbun, and the current affairs magazine Weekly Tōyō Keizai. Reprinted October 2019)

[3] The Suppression of Speech: Mapping the Yanaihara Incident 言論抑圧 矢内原事件の構図 (Tokyo: Chūō Kōron Shinsha 中央公論新社, 2014), 238pp.

(Chūō Kōron Shinsha is one of the leading publishers in Japan, established in 1886. Reviewed or discussed in Japanese media including: four largest national newspapers (Asahi [three times]], Yomiuri [twice]], Mainichi and Nikkei), other newspapers such as Kyodo Tsushin, Komei Shinbun and Shinbun Akahata, and journals such as Shukan Asahi, Bungei Shunju, Nikkei Business Online, Shukan Kinyobi, Shukan Dokushojin, Kotoba and College Management)

[4] The Birth of European Political Thought ヨーロッパ政治思想の誕生(Nagoya: University of Nagoya Press 名古屋大学出版会, 2013), 324pp. –First published in August 2013; reprinted in October 2013; Awarded the 2013 Suntory Prize for Social Sciences and Humanities (History and Civilization section) in Japan.

[5] Ockham and Political Discourse in the Late Middle Ages (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007; paperback edition, 2010), xiv+301pp. – published as vol. 69 in the fourth series of the Cambridge Studies in Life and Thought, which was inaugurated by G.G. Coulton in 1921; one of the best known scholarly series in medieval studies in the world.

[6] Political Diagnostics: An Introduction 政治診断学への招待 (Tokyo: Kodansha 講談社, 2006), 218pp. – A study of the theory of political judgement modelled on clinical judgement in medicine. Kodansha is the largest publishing house in Japan, established in 1909.

[7] Against the Tyrant: An Intellectual History 反「暴君」の思想史 (Tokyo: Heibonsha 平凡社, 2002), 240pp. – A comparative historical account of the idea of dissent from tyranny in Europe and East Asia. Heibonsha is one of the leading publishers in Japan, established in 1914.

Edited volumes:

[1] Visions of Peace: Asia and the West, eds. Takashi Shogimen and Vicki A. Spencer (Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, 2014; Oxford: Routledge, 2016), 208pp. – This edited volume emerged from the symposium, which I organized and hosted in 2009.

[2] Western Political Thought in Dialogue with Asia, eds. Takashi Shogimen and Cary J. Nederman (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books/Rowman and Littlefield, 2008), 330pp. – This collection of essays arose from the symposium in 2006, which I organized and hosted.

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