Defending Japan's Pacific War: The Kyoto School Philosophers and Post-White Power

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This book puts forward a revisionist view of Japanese wartime thinking. It seeks to explore why Japanese intellectuals, historians and philosophers of the time insisted that Japan had to turn its back on the West and attack the United States and the British Empire. Based on a close reading of the texts written by members of the highly influential Kyoto School, and revisiting the dialogue between the Kyoto School and the German philosopher Heidegger, it argues that the work of Kyoto thinkers cannot be dismissed as mere ...

Defending Japan's Pacific War: The Kyoto School Philosophers and Post-White Power 2005, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780415323154

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Defending Japan's Pacific War: The Kyoto School Philosophers and Post-White Power 2004, Routledge Curzon, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780415323147

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