9780415476461

The Philosophy of Japanese Wartime Resistance: A reading, with commentary, of the complete texts of the Kyoto School discussions of "the standpoint of world history and Japan"

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    9780415476461

  • ISBN10:

    0415476461

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 4/14/2014
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

This is a complete translation, together with a substantial commentary and introduction, of The Standpoint of World History and Japan , an important work by leading philosophers of the Kyoto School, long regarded as one of the most notorious "fascist" texts produced in Japan during the Pacific War.

Table of Contents

Prologue: What is the Kyoto SchoolThe Book in BriefAcknowledgementsA Concise Outline of the Great East Asian War, 1931-45Japanese Usage and StylePart I. The Philosophy of Japanese Resistance1. The Event Pearl Harbour as the End of History2. The Conspiracy Plotting to Bring Tojo Down3. The Text How to Read The Standpoint of World History and Japan4. The Significance Texts Written in the Shadow of Prison5. The Controversy Wartime Japan as It Really WasPart II. The Standpoint of World History and Japan1. 'The Standpoint of World History and Japan' (26 November 1941)2. 'The Ethical and Historical Character of the East Asian Co-prosperity Sphere' (4 March 1942)3. 'The Philosophy of Total Resistance' (24 November 1942)Postscript: The publication of The Standpoint of World and Japan as a book in 1943 and the fate of the publisher Chuo Koron-shaAppendix: Translation of 'The Preface' to the book version of The Standpoint of World History and Japan (1943)Works CitedIndex

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