Interview with Nitobe Fellows #4: “Modern European Thought and Contemporary Society” (Takashi Kato with Shion Kono)

The fourth installment of the “Interview with Nitobe Fellows” series features Takashi Kato, professor emeritus of Seikei University, who conducted research at Cambridge University (Clare Hall) in the UK as a Nitobe Fellow. He specializes in the history of European political thought and philosophy and has made great contributions to the study of such seventeenth-century political thinkers as Hobbes, Spinoza, and Locke, as well as to the study of the history of political science in Japan and contemporary political philosophy.

International House of Japan

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