The Annals of Legal Philosophy

Latest Issue: The Future of Retribution: Mapping the Questions Concerning Retributivism

The Annals of Legal Philosophy 2015, edited by the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy
2016, Yuhikaku Publishing Co. Ltd.,Tokyo, Japan (written in Japanese, with English summaries)

The 2015 Japan Association of Legal Philosophy Annual Conference “The Future of Retribution: Mapping the Questions Concerning Retributivism"
The Future of Retribution / TAKIKAWA Hirohide
Retributive Punishment and Vengeance / HASHIMOTO Yuko
Desert and Retribution / YONEMURA Kotaro
Repugnance between Consequentialism and Retrivutivism (?) / ANDO Kaoru
Retribution as the Ground Justifying Punishment: From the Viewpoint of Criminal Law / MATSUBARA Yoshiro
Development of the Recent Neuroscience and Direction of the Retributive Theory / OKAUE Masami
Comment / MORIMURA Susumu
Comment: From the Viewpoint of Criminal Law / IDA Makoto
Special Project
Thinking LAW in Okinawa: The disposition of Ryukyu and Legal Pluralism (summary) / TOKUNAGA Kenji
Ryūkyū Shogun and Sparing the Old Orders / DANA Masayuki
Book Review
Philosophy of Law and “Common Understandings” / TAKAHASHI Fumihiko
Thinking “Jurisprudence” Over Again / TAKAHASHI Hiroshi
Toward a Deeper Understanding of The Pure Theory of Law: A Reply to Prof. Hitoshi Takahashi’s Comment / OHTSUKA Shigeru
Spontaneous Order in Japan / HAMA Shinichirou
A Reply to Prof. Shinichiro Hama / KATSURAGI Takao
“Acoustics of Society” written by Yasutoshi Mouri / AOYAMA Haruki
Some Remarks about the Possibilities of Extension of Luhmanean System Theory in Favor of Legal Theory: A Reply to Prof. Haruki Aoyama / MOURI Yasutoshi
Are You Ready to Bear the Costs to Revive a Liberal Society?: Review of the Book, Give Me Liberty, or Give Me Happiness: On Possible Alternatives of Society in the 21st Century, by Takehiro Ohya (Chikuma, 2014) / MATSUO Yoh
A Reply to Prof. Matsuo / OHYA Takehiro
A Reply to Prof. Michihiro Kainoh / OKAZAKI Osamu
The Significance of Historical Studies on Anglo-Americal ‘Legal’ Thought: A Reply to Prof. Ryuichi Yamaoka / KAINOH Michihiro
Workshops
Towards Legal Reforms of Sexual Violence Crime / SEKI Yoshinori
Beyond the Retribution: The Challenge of Restorative Justice and Restorative Practice / SYUKUYA Akihiro
Whether the Death Penalty can be Justified? / AOYAMA Haruki
Reports
Some Observations on the Nation State II: Its Ideas and Institutions / TSUNAMI Atsushi
The Common Law Tradition Underlying the Constitutional Theory in the Late Nineteenth Century America / SHIMAZU Jun
Legal Powers in Right-Duty Relationship / SATO Ryo
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In Memory of Professor Yoshiyuki Ishimae / HAMA Shinichirou

Past Issues

2014: Legal Philosophy of Legislation: Reconsideration of Legisprudence

Legal Philosophy of Legislation: Reconsideration of Legisprudence

The Annals of Legal Philosophy 2014, edited by the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy
2015, Yuhikaku Publishing Co. Ltd.,Tokyo, Japan (written in Japanese, with English summaries)

The 2014 Japan Association of Legal Philosophy Annual Conference "Legal Philosophy of Legislation: Reconsideration of Legisprudence"
Legal Philosophy of Legislation: Reconsideration of Legisprudence / YAMADA Yachiko
Toward Rehabilitation of Parliamentary Sovereignty: A Normative Positivistic Theory of Legislation: YOKOHAMA Tatsuya
Authority of Law, Not Deriving from That of Legislation / SHIMAZU Itaru
Legislation Embedded in the Government Structure: A View from Public Law Scholarship / FUJITANI Takeshi
Legisprudence in the Eta of Post-Administrative State / MATSUO Yoh
Legislation in the Development Process toward Good Governance: With Special Attention to the Complementarity between Legitimacy and Justness / MATSUO Hiroshi
The Communication between the Legislature and the Courts: A Comment on Professor Matsuo’s Article / HAMA Shinichiro
Quality Control and Democratic Legitimacy on Legislation / OHYA Takehiro
Current Situation and Issue of Politics and Law on the Quality of Legislation in Japan / KAWASAKI Masai
Legal Philosophy as a Philosophy of Legislation: A Comprehensive Comment / INOUE Tatsuo
Symposium Summary / YAMADA Yachiko
Book Review
Law in Monarchy and Law in Republic / YAMAOKA Ryuichi
The Historical Background of the Modern AMerical Legal Thought / KAINO Michihiro
Global Justice and Nationalism: In Reply to Teruhisa Se / INOUE Tatsuo
Reductionism on Personal Identity and Libertarianism: A Reply to Takayuki Kira / MORIMURA Susumu
A Reply to Prof. Ichiro Sako / KIHARA Jun
Workshops
Theories on Legislation in 19th Century Germany and England / MURABAYASHI Seiko
Hegel’s Theory, Civic-Jurisprudence, Constitutionalism and Republicanism / SAKO Ichiro
Sexual Business and Legal Order / SUEHISA Toshihiko
Deliberative Democracy and the Modern Japanese Politics / OHNO Tatsuji
Reports
Deconstructive Philosophy of Law of D. Cornell: On the Ethics in the Law / KATADA Kenichi
How Law Should be Related to Emotions: An Argument on the Theories of Nussbaum and Dworkin / TAKAHASHI Hideharu
Solving the Fullerian Puzzles: Legal Morality in the Age of Globalization / SHIINA Tomohiko
In Defense of Same-Sex Marriage against Moral Animosity in the United “States”: An Approach from the Argument of Legislative Discretion in Constitutional Theory / ABE Junko
The Relativity of Hobbes’s Fundamental Natural Law / NAITO Atsushi
A Study on Bereaved Family’s Legal Role in the Law on Organ Transplantation from a Constitutional Perspective / SHISHIDO Keisuke
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In Memory of Professor Yoshimi Mishima / SAKO Ichiro

2013: ‘Tacit Knowledge’ of Legal Thinking in Civil Cases

‘Tacit Knowledge’ of Legal Thinking in Civil Cases: ‘Judicial Syllogism’ Revisited

The Annals of Legal Philosophy 2013, edited by the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy
2014, Yuhikaku Publishing Co. Ltd.,Tokyo, Japan (written in Japanese, with English summaries)

The 2013 Japan Association of Legal Philosophy Annual Conference “‘Tacit Knowledge’ of Legal Thinking in Civil Cases: Judicial Syllogism Revisited"
‘Tacit Knowledge’ of Legal Thinking in Civil Cases / TAKAHASHI Fumihiko
Do Lawyers Apply the Law to the Facts or Apply the Facts to the Law? / KAMEMOTO Hiroshi
Syllogistic Reasoning in the Supreme Court's Cases on Excess Interest Rates / SEGAWA Nobuhisa
How Do Judges Choose and Construct Legal Rules in Civil Cases? / MURATA Wataru
Fact-finding in Civil Process: Tacit-knowing Behind Language / SHIMAZU Itaru
Fact for a Lawyer: Legal Thinking in the Formative Process of Minor Premise / NAKAMURA Tamiko
The Structure of Fact-finding in Civil Cases / TEJIMA Asaml
A Comment on AI Presentations: "Legal Syllogism" Revisited / KATO Shintaro
Elucidation and Examination of “Tacit Knowledge" in Legal Thinking: An Overall Comment / TANAKA Shigeaki
Symposium Summary / TAKAHASHI Fumihiko
Book Review
A New Reading on Kant: Philosophy of Law or Political Philosophy? / SAKO Ichiro
The Potency of Justice / SE Teruhisa
Temporality and Personality in Libertarianism / KIRA Takayuki
A Reply to Prof. Yoshiki Wakamatsu / ITO Yasushi
Workshops
On the Queer Legal Theory / AYABE Rokuro
Dialogue between Normative Theory and Positive Theory / WAKAMATSU Yoshiki
Kant’s Rationalist Legal Theory and Republicanism / TAKESHITA Ken
Reconstruction of Public/Private Law Divide in Globalization / ASANO Yuki
In Search of a Real Image of Fact-finding in Civil Litigation / KOBAYASHI Satoshi
Judicial Independence and the Implementation of Natural Law by Courts: The US Documents on Sunagawa Case in Japan / FUKAWA Reiko
Reports
Legal Institutionalism of Ethics: Clinical and Research Ethics / YAMAZAKI Yasuji
Some Observations on the Nature and Phases of the Nation State / TSUNEKI Atsushi
Critical Study on the Historical Development of the Juristic Methodology in Japan: Comparing with the Controversy and the Situation of Discussion in Germany / HATTORI Hiroshi
Possibility of the Normative Legal Theory of Semantic Change / HIRAI Mitsuki
Is Self-Deception Responsible? / OTA Masako
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In Memory of Professor Junichi Aomi / INOUE Tatsuo
In Memory of Professor Junshiro Miyokawa / SAKURAI Tetsu

2012: Justice beyond State Borders

Justice beyond State Borders

The Annals of Legal Philosophy 2012, edited by the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy
2013, Yuhikaku Publishing Co. Ltd.,Tokyo, Japan (written in Japanese, with English summaries)

The 2012 Japan Association of Legal Philosophy Annual Conference "Justice beyond State Borders"
Justice beyond State Borders / ISHIYAMA Fumihiko
Global Economic Justice / USAMI Makoto
Global Distributive Justice and Membership of Political Community / URAYAMA Seiko
Is International Law an Obstacle to Global Justice? / KAKU Shun
Conceptualizing Justice in a Globalizing World / OSHIMURA Takashi
A Cosmopolitan Conception of Justice / TAKIKAWA HIrohide
Problem of Justice Beyond Borders: An Overview and Comments / INOUE Tatsuo
Lecture
A Brief Report on My Two Favorite Subjects of Study: Ockham and Moudawwana / KOBAYASHI Isao
Book Review
A Monumental Work of Jurisprudence / OHYA Takehiro
The Best Guidebook for Legal Philosophers / WAKAMATSU Yoshiki
A Reply to Prof. Fumihiko Takahashi / SHIMAZU Itaru
Let Each Student Think of Herself / KAMEMOTO Hiroshi
Workshops
Human Rights and Legal Cultures on Human Rights under Legal Pluralism in the Global World: From the Perspective of Jurisprudence and Legal Anthropology / TSUNODA Takeshi
Prospects of Philosophy of International Law: Interaction with International Legal Studies / KAKU Shun
Shinpei Goto's Philosophy and Technology for Governance: Public Health, Colonial Administration and the Law: SUZUKI Shintaro
Uncertainty of Law and Science: on the Legitimacy of "Science Courts" / KIRA Takayuki & KAWASE Takayuki
Reports
Rawls's Theory of Justice and 'Meaningful Work' / OSAWA Shin
The Transition from Philosophy to Politics in the Existential Thought of Hannah Arendt / HASEGAWA Yoko
Law as Humanities : Humanistic Law of James Boyd White / KOBAYASHI Fumiaki
National Responsibility in the Context of Global Economic Justice: A Critical Examination of David Miller's Two Models of Collective Responsibility / ISHIZUKA Atsuko
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Condolences to Prof. Dr. José Llompart, S.J. / KUZUU Eijiro & KAWAMI Makoto
A Tribute to the Memory of Prof. Setsuko Sato / TAKAHASHI Fumihiko

2011: The Renaissance of Utilitarianism

The Renaissance of Utilitarianism as Philosophy for Governance

The Annals of Legal Philosophy 2011, edited by the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy
2012, Yuhikaku Publishing Co. Ltd.,Tokyo, Japan (written in Japanese, with English summaries)

The 2011 Japan Association of Legal Philosophy Annual Conference "The Renaissance of Utilitarianism as Philosophy for Governance"
The Renaissance of Utilitarianism as Philosophy for Governance / WAKAMATSU Yoshiki
Utilitarianism and Public Health / KODAMA Satoshi
Public Health and Liberal Utilitarianism: A Comment on Professor Kodama's Article / SUZUKI Shintaro
Utilitarianism and Education: The Role of Education in Jeremy Bentham's Theory of Government / KOMATSU Kayoko
Does Bentham's Utilitarian Theory of Education Connect Individual Freedom and Government of Society?: A Reply to Prof. Komatsu / SEKI Yoshinori
Utilitarianism as a Philosophy of Government / ANDO Kaoru
Utilitarianism and Law: Mutual Relation of Regulators / OHYATakehiro
Utilitavianism as a Theory of Governance: in Response to Ando and Ohya / INOUE Tatsuo
Symposium Sumary / WAKAMATSU Yoshiki
Book Review
We Cannot But Live with the Question, 'Is It Just?' / TAKAHASHI Fumihiko
On the Usage of the 7th Chords in the Philosophy of Law / MOURI Yasutoshi
Human Rights and the Golden Rule / KOBAYASHI Isao
Workshops
Hegel and Modern Society: Recht, State, and CivilSociety / SHINOHARA Toshio
Philosophy of Law & Norme: From M. Foucault to Legal Theory / SEKI Yoshinori
Law and Experiences of Families: Views into/from Intimate Spheres / NASU Kosuke
Citizen Participation in Criminal Justice in Japan and South Korea / OKA Katsuhiko
Reports
Legitimacy of Constitutional Law Education: An Introduction - A Perspective of Liberal Constitutionalism / KURITA Yoshiyasu
Norm and the Law in Francois Ewald's Legal Philosophy / NISHISAKO Daisuke
Social Rights and Positive Duties / ENDO Chikako
Meanings and Problems of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Over the Definitional Issues of "Indigenous Peoples" / INADA Yasuaki
Jus Post Bellum / FUKUHARA Masato
The Rights-based Approach to the Intimate Sphere: Starting from Kitay's Case / OGUMIYoshie
The Distortion of Hege'ls Concept >Volksgeist< in the Nationalistic Legal Thinking of Karl Larenz: Its Reasons and Extent / KANAZAWA Shuji

2010: Roles of Citizen or "Civil Society" and Responsibility of State

Roles of Citizen or "Civil Society" and Responsibility of State

The Annals of Legal Philosophy 2010, edited by the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy
2011, Yuhikaku Publishing Co. Ltd.,Tokyo, Japan (written in Japanese, with English summaries)

The 2010 Japan Association of Legal Philosophy Annual Conference "Roles of Citizen or "Civil Society" and Responsibility of State"
Roles od Citizen or "Civil Society" and Responsibility of State: Concepts, Issues and Prospects / OHNO Tatsuji
Current State and Issue of Governmental Policy of Nonprofit Organization in Japan --- Why the Government Stifled Volunteerism on Nonprofit Organizations? / TANAKA Yayoi
The Role of the State in Consumer Law / KUMAGAI Shiro
The Legal System of "Civil Society" where People with Mental Disabilities Can be Included Rightly --- the Concept of "Civil Society" in the English Adult Guardianship System / SUGA Fumie
Opening Administrative Organization and Its Legitimacy / MORI Toru
On Civil Society and its Non-Political Foundation: Between Civiv Virtues and Civil Liberties / NASU Kosuke
The Citizen / Society beyond Borders? --- The Case of the European Union / ENDO Ken
Globalization and the Fate of Community / TANIGUCHI Koichi
Comment / SUGITA Atsushi
Symposium Summary / OHNO Tatsuji
Book Review
A Response to Mr. Shimazu's Review on my Book: "A History of Legal Thoughts" (TUP, 2009) / SASAKURA Hideo
Law, Logic, Calculation --- Recension: Kobayashi, Ko: Philosophy of Law / KABASHIMA Hiroshi
Workshops
The Legal Theory of R. Alexy / ADACHI Hidehiko
"Law and Literature" Studies / KOBAYASHI Fumiaki, TANIGUCHI Koichi
Searching the Substantive Grounds for the Restriction of Free Will in Bioethics: Social Anxiety about Unforeseen Consequences? / NOZAKI Akiko
Revising Rawls' Theory of Justice / WATANABE Mikio
Reports
Judicial Viewpoint and Internal-Measurement in Law / MATSUOKA Nobuki
"Great Society" and its Constituting Norms / NOBORIO Akira
Principle of Proportionality --- Arguments for and against Robert Alexy's Theory of Constitutional Rights / MATSUBARA Mitsuhiro
Border and the Democratic Peace by Kant / KIHARA Jun
Lecture
Legal Philosophy, Legal Study and the Problems of Rule of Law / FUKADA Mitsunori

2009: Risk Society and Law

Risk Society and Law

The Annals of Legal Philosophy 2009, edited by the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy
2010, ISBN 978-4-641-12544-5 Yuhikaku Publishing Co. Ltd.,Tokyo, Japan (written in Japanese, with English summaries)

The 2009 Japan Association of Legal Philosophy Annual Conference "Risk Society and Law"
Risk Society and Law: Concepts, Issues and Prospects / NAKAYAMA Ryuichi
Law and Democracy in "Risk Society" / AIKYO Koji
Deliberative Risk and Deliberative Hope: A Comment / HIRAI Ryosuke
Transformation of Private Law in a Risk Society / ASANO Yuki
On the Bottleneck Problem of Private Law in the Risk Society: Comments on Prof. Asano's Discussion Report / FUKUI Kota
Risk Society and Environmental Law: Precautionary Principle in Environmental Law / OTSUKA Tadashi
Risk Society and Precautionary Principle in Environmental Law: Comment on the Paper Presented by Professor Ptsuka (Abstract) / MATSUMOTO Mitsuo
Risk Society and Criminal Law / MATSUBARA Yoshihiro
Horror House / Mirror House: A Reply to Professor Matsubara / OHYA Takehiro
A World Order against Global Risks / TAKIKAWA Hirohide
Government Networks and "Cosmopolitan Common Sense": Short Comment on Professor Takikawa's Presentation / MORIMOTO Taku
Symposium Summary / NAKAYAMA Ryuichi
Book Reviews
A Fresh Start for Utilitarian Political Theory / MORIMURA Susumu
Response / ANDO Kaoru
A History of Legal Thoughts and Theory of Historical Stages / SHIMAZU Itaru
Workshops
Ronald Dworkin / USAMI Makoto and HAMA Shinichiro
Legal Studies of Animals: COnsiderations from Philosophy of Law / SHIMAZU Itaru and FURUSAWA Emi
Juristisches Denkensmodell in bezug auf die Tatbestands- und Sachverhaltslehre bzw. die japanische Relationstechnik: aus der Sicht der Jurisprudenz / KABASHIMA Hiroshi
A modern meaning of Adam Smith / NAKAMURA Koji
Reports
The Limit of Contractarian Rationality: through the analysis of Gauthier's "Humanism" / NAKAMURA Takafumi
Immigration Justice: the Relationship between Liberal Egalitarianism and Nationalism / URAYAMA Seiko
On the Limits of the Harm Principle: Some Considerations of "Legal Enforcement of Morality" / MIYAZAKI Mayu
Why Should Organ Sales Be Prohibited?: Property, Family and Organs for Transplants / SUZUKI Shintaro
Political Obligation and The Constitutional Law: KOIZUMI Yoshiyuki
Why Did Michael Ignatieff Support Iraq War?: examined through his human rights philosophy / MORITA Akihiko
Professor Masaji Chiba In Memorial / OTSUKA Shigeru

2008: Economics and Law

Economics and Law: an Interdisciplinary Dialogue

The Annals of Legal Philosophy 2008, edited by the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy
2009, ISBN 978-4-641-12539-1 Yuhikaku Publishing Co. Ltd.,Tokyo, Japan (written in Japanese, with English summaries)

The 2008 Japan Association of Legal Philosophy Annual Conference "Economics and Law: an Interdisciplinary Dialogue"
Economics and Law: Concepts, Issues, and Prospects / USAMI Makoto
Efficiency, Equity and Social Respect for Individual Rights / SUZUMURA Kotaro
On the Identification and Exercise of Rights: A Comment on Professor Suzumura's "Efficiency, Equity and Social Respect for Individual Rights" / GOTOH Reiko
Law and Economics of Employment Protection / YASHIRO Naohiro
A Comment on Professor Yashiro: A Right's Perspective / ASANO Yuki
Economics Effects of Public Policy / IHORI Toshihiro
Reply to Professor Ihori / TANIGUCHI Koichi
Law, Jurisprudence, and Economics in the Perspective of R. H. Coase / KAMEMOTO Hiroshi
New Directions in Law and Economics: A Comment on Professor Kamemoto's Paper: OTA Shozo
Economics and Law: Commenting on the Presentations: SHIMAZU Itaru
Symposium Summary / USAMI Makoto
Book Review
Laws which Foster "Reasonable Trust" / TORISAWA Madoka
Workshops
Multi-layeredness and Multi-dimensionality of the Legal Institutions and Cultures in East Asia: From the Perspectives of Multiculturalism, Legal Pluralism and Theory of Comparative Legal Cultures / TSUNODA Takeshi
Between 'Law and Economics' and the Legal Theory: Rationality and Publicness / TSUNEKI Atsushi
Law and Obligations / TAKIKAWA Hirohide
Reports
Law and Time: time order by law and internal time structure in law/ KIRA Takayuki
Feminist Perspectives on the Concept of law: Toward a Dialogue with Normative Legal Positivism / IKEDA Hirono
The Difference / Equality Dilemma: Approaches from Feminist Jurisprudence / OGUMI Yoshie
From Lessig to Pound: the utility and task of "architecture" as an agency of social control / SASAHARA Waori
Methodology and theory of constitution in Gerber and Laband / NISHIMURA Kiyotaka
Manners of culture criticism: A critical study of Joseph Carens' Arguments / KAWASE Takayuki
The Duty to Obey the LAW is not Particular / TAKIKAWA Hirohide
Two Paths to the Theory of the Duty to obey the Law / NASU Kosuke
Why do we have to inquire the basis of obligation to obey the law? / YOKOHAMA Tatsuya
Liberalism, Fallibilism and Individual Self-Development: Some Comments on a Millian Perspective / George Mousourakis

2007: What is Modernity for the History of Legal Ideas?

What is Modernity for the History of Legal Ideas?

The Annals of Legal Philosophy 2007, edited by the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy
2008, ISBN 978-4-641-12531-5 Yuhikaku Publishing Co. Ltd.,Tokyo, Japan (written in Japanese, with English summaries)

Articles / Comments
The Annual Meeting of Legal Philosophy 2007 under the Title of "What is Modernity for the History of Legal Ideas?" / SAKURAI Tetsu
Thomas Aquinas' Philosophy and Modern Legal Thought / KAWAMI Makoto
Theological Foundation of Late Medieval Discourse on Natural Rights / KOBAYASHI Isao
Hume and the Transformation of Modern Natural Jurisprudence / SHIMOKAWA Kiyoshi
Rousseau: A Republican Approach of His Legal Theory / KAMBARA Kazuhiro
Law of Autonomy and Autonomy of Law: Kant's "Grounding" / TAKAHASHI Hiroki
Bentham's Legal Positivism, Utilitarianism and the Modernity / KAINO Michihiro
Hegel's Thought of Right and Modernity / NAGAO Takao
F. C. v. Savigny's and J. Grimm's Historical Jurisprudence / KATADA Takeshi
National Socialism: Anti-modernism or Modernism / MINAMI Toshiaki
A Comment to Nine Presentations / SASAKURA Hideo
Book Reviews
AOI Hideo, "Outline of Legal Theory" / SAKO Ichiro
NAKAMURA Naomi, "Studies on Paternalism" / WAKAMATSU Yoshiki
Reports
On G. A. Cohen's critics against Liberal conceptions of Distributive Justice / FUJIOKA Daisuke
The United Nations as an Administrator of Peace: Countering Resurgence of a Punitive Just War Theory / KAKU Shun
John McDowell's "Spaces of reasons" and problems of legal meta-axiology / ITO Katsuhiko
Study on Value Relativism: from Max Weber to Karl Jaspers / SUGAWARA Yasunori
"Folk" and "Language" in Humboldt's educational theory / YOSHINAGA Kei
Do you believe objectivity of interpretation of law? / HAYASE Katsuaki
A Memorandum on the development from the jurisprudence of interest to the jurisprudence of evaluation / HATTORI Hiroshi
Libertarianism as a Theory of Justice: On Hillel Steiner's Theory of Rights / INOUE Akira
Natures of regulatory functions in architecture and its significance / MATSUO Yoh
Westernization of Asian Law and Asian Identities / KAWAMURA Arinori

2006: Legal Philosophy and Legal Education

Legal Philosophy and Legal Education: in the Law School Era

The Annals of Legal Philosophy 2006, edited by the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy
2007, ISBN 978-4-641-12522-3 Yuhikaku Publishing Co. Ltd.,Tokyo, Japan (written in Japanese, with English summaries)

Articles / Comments
The Annual Meeting of Legal Philosophy 2006 under the Title of "Legal Philosophy and Legal Education: in the Law School Era" / OTSUKA Shigeru
Japanese Law School and the Legal Education in Japan / OTSUKA Shigeru
An Empirical Study in "Law & Philosophy" Classes at Law-schools in Japan: A preliminary analysis / KITAMURA Takanori
The Justice System Reform and its Impact on Legal Education / HAGIWARA Kaneyoshi
Legal Education from the Perspective of a Semi-outsider / NAKAMASA Masaki
On the Significance of Learning Law for non Lawyers: Halting an Argument for Deleting the Faculty of Law / NASU Kosuke
An Overall Comment on Discussions about Law School and Undergraduate Law Faculties / MIYAKAWA Koji
Legal Education for Legal Professions in Law School and Legal Philosophy / YAMADA Yachiko
Teaching Jurisprudence: American Legal Education and the Idea of Responsive Law / HIRANO Hitohiko
Standardization in Education of Legal Philosophy / KAMEMOTO Hiroshi
Comments and Questions to the Reports of Profs. Yamada, Hirano, and Kamemoto: From the Perspectives of a Civilist / DOGAUCHI Hiroto
Being Accountable for Social Order and other Issues: Comments / SHIMAZU Itaru
Reports
Hohfeld and Deontic Logic / MITSUMOTO Takuya
Significance and Problem of Dworkin's Moral Interpretation: Compared with 'Originalism', on the Case of Abortion / HAYAKAWA Nozomi
Reproductive Rights as a Right to Reproduction: The Importance of Reproductive Self-determination in a Society with Decreasing Birthrate / ISA Tomoko
Person, Resistance, and Tolerance in Arthur Kaufmann's Legal Philosophy / YOSHIOKA Takehiko
Rawls and Democracy: The Place of Democracy in Rawls's Theory of Justice / ISHIKURO Futoshi
The Scope and Limits of Cosmopolitan Citizenship / INADA Yasuaki
Revisiting the Problem of Political Obligation: Legitimacy as Deference to Ruler / YOKOHAMA Tatsuya
An Interpretation of Plato's Laws 845b-860e: Criminal Justice and a Socratic Paradox / AKAIWA Junji
The Position of "Moral Sense" in the Natural Law Theory / NAKAMURA Takafumi
Francois Ewald and the Legal Philosophy of Risk / NISHISAKO Daisuke

2005: The Rule of Law in Contemporary Japanese Society

The Rule of Law in Contemporary Japanese Society: Ideal, Reality and Perspective

The Annals of Legal Philosophy 2005, edited by the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy
2006, ISBN 4-641-12513-9 Yuhikaku Publishing Co.Ltd., Tokyo, Japan (written in Japanese, with English summaries)

Articles/Comments
The Various Problems about the Rule of Law and their Examination/ FUKADA Mitsunori
The Normative Tradition of the Rule of Law: A Sketch/ HASEGAWA Ko
Constitutionalism, Rule of Law and Rechtsstaat/ DOI Masakazu
The rule of law in Japanese Administrative Law/ NAKAGAWA Takehisa
Why should we care about the rule of law?: The Agonisticity and Legitimacy of Law/ INOUE Tatsuo
The Development of Rechtsstaat/ HATTORI Takahiro
Rule of Law and Indeterminacy of Law/ ISHIMAE Yoshiyuki
A Framework for Comparative Constitutional Study of the Rule of Law/ TAKAHASHI Kazuyuki
An Overall Comment on Discussion about the Rule of Law/ TANAKA Shigeaki
Reports
Logically Consistent Libertarian Systems: A Denial Theory of Inheritance Institutions/ YASHIMA Takayuki
Meta-Ethical Naturalism Reexamined: Normative Values and Human Science/ NAITO Atsushi
A Dilemma of an Equal Idea over "Sexuality"/ AYABE Rokuro
Patriotism and Cosmopolitanism: A view from Kant's "Gemeinwesen"/ KIHARA Jun
Legal Philosophy on Injustice (Unrecht) and Struggle: Considering the Legal Theory of Georg Jellinek/ MORIMOTO Taku
The History of the Concept of Legal Interpretation in Jan Schroeder's Law as Science (Recht als Wissenschaft)/ MATSUSHIMA Yuuichi

2004: Libertarianism and Legal Theory

Libertarianism and Legal Theory

The Annals of Legal Philosophy 2004, edited by the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy
2005, ISBN 4-641-12504-X Yuhikaku Publishing Co.Ltd., Tokyo, Japan (written in Japanese, with English summaries)

Articles/Comments
The Libertarian View of Human Nature/ MORIMURA Susumu
A critical examination on self-ownership oriented libertarianism/ HASHIMOTO Tsutomu
Liberty to Conform to "Social Norms"?: Spontaneous Order Reexamined/ TORISAWA Madoka
Freedom does not support libertarianism/ TATEIWA Shin'ya
Libertarianism and Truth of Ideologies: Some Comments for the Symposium/ SHIMAZU Itaru
Libertarian Legal Theory/ HASHIMOTO Yuko
Should We, Constitutional Lawyers in Japan, Take Libertarianism More Seriously/ AIKYO Koji
The Structure of Liberty in Private Law: On Contract Law Theory/ YAMADA Yachiko
Libertarianism and corrective-communicative justice/ ASANO Yuki
Reports
A Study on theories of tradition: F.A.Hayek and A.MacIntyre/ DOI Takahiro
On Relational Rights/ NOZAKI Akiko
Structural Discrimination and Law: Feminism's Subjects and Legal Practices/ WAKABAYASHI Tsubasa
Discussing the Legal Indeterminacy Problem/ SATO Kenichi
Relationship between Right and Good in Theories of Justice/ ITO Yasushi
A Comment on J.Rawls' Theory of International Justice/ MATSUZAWA Toshiki
Review Articles
The Tradition and Modernity of Natural Law Theories: Permissive Natural Law in B.Tierney's The Idea of Natural Rights/ YAMAMOTO Yoichi
Professor Mitsukuni Yasaki(1923-2004): In Memorial/ TAKESHTA Ken/ MATSUURA Yoshiharu

2003: Gender, Sexuality and the Law

Gender, Sexuality and the Law

The Annals of Legal Philosophy 2003, edited by the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy
2004, ISBN 4-641-02793-0 Yuhikaku Publishing Co.Ltd., Tokyo, Japan (written in Japanese, with English summaries)

Articles
Evil, Violence, and Injustice: a view from feminism as critique of violence/ OHKAWA Masahiko
Toward the Embodiment of the Ethic of Care in Our Social Institutions/ KAWAMOTO Takashi
Sexual Harassment/ HORIGUCHI Etsuko
Can Law and Feminism find common 'Justice' for regulating technologies that intrude human reproductive issues?/ SAITOH Yukiko
Where are the genders in Liberalism?/ EHARA Yumiko
Two Perspectives of Liberal Feminism/ INOUE Tatsuo
Gender and State Power/ TSUJIMURA Miyoko
A Happy Marriage between Feminism and Biological Sciences/ UCHINO Masayuki
Toward Anarcho-Sexualism/ SUMIYOSHI Masami
Reports
Paradigm change of the theory of justice/ KABASHIMA Hiroshi
International Society and Justice: The Possibility of Global Justice/ TAKEMURA Kazuya
Hungarian School of Legal Philosophy/ MITOMA Tamio
A reinterpretation of Radbruch's legal philosophy/ ADACHI Hidehiko
Jhering's Concept of jurisprudence/ TAKASU Noriyuki
J.S.Mill's On Liberty and Perfectionism/ TAGO Tomoyuki
Law and Ethics of Organ-Donation-Incentive/ IMAI Tetsuya
Making Social Capital Work/ HOSOMI Yoshiko
Review Articles
Free Society and 'Vice' of people/ NOBORIO Akira
On a New Japanese Legislation concerning Sex Registration of People Having Gender Identity Disorder/ TANIGUCHI Koichi

2002: Religion and Law

Religion and Law: Comparative Legal Culture of Sacredness and Secularity

The Annals of Legal Philosophy 2002, edited by the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy
2003, ISBN 4-641-02790-0 Yuhikaku Publishing Co.Ltd., Tokyo, Japan (written in Japanese)

Articles/Comments
Religion and the Law. Considered from the Prespective of Christianity / Jose LLOMPART
Formation of Natural/Positive Law Dichotomy and Secularization of Law / ICHIHARA Yosuhisa
Religion and Law: Comparative Legal Culture of Sacredness and Secularity from a nos-Western Perspective / CHIBA Masaji
Religion and Law from and Islamic Viewpoint / ODA Yoshiko
Comparative Theory of Legal Culture concerning Law and Religion -- basing on the Emperor system and Aum-shinrikyo / TSUNODA Takeshi
Religion and Law in Present Japan / Hirano Takeshi
Religion und Recht im heutigen Deutschland / SHIYAKE Masanori
Liberalism and Illiberal Regimes: John Rawls's Self-Restraint in The Law of Peoples?
Some Remarks on Religion and Law / MORIMURA Susumu
Reports
Was Bentham Liberal or Authoritarian? / KAINO Michihiro
Rationality of Self-Decision Making and Human Preferences: Behavioral Law & Economics and Its Theoretical Implications Concerning Legal Paternalism / SETOYAMA Koichi
How can the Law of a Liberal Society Recognise "Good Samaritans"? / SUGA Fumie
The New Aspects of Responsibility: Focusing on the Arguments of Collective Responsibility / UEMOTO masaaki
Two Weakness and Autonomy -- Thinking about the Scope and Limit of "the Right to Die"-- / OKUDA Jun-ichiro
Plurality of Justice and Conflict-of-Laws Justice / ITO Takaya
On the Public Legitimacy of the Legal Framework -- Possibilities and Limits of Republican constitutionalism / OMORI Hidetomi
Review Articles
Original Intention and Authority / MARU Yuichi
Obligation to Obey the Law and Normativity of Law / YOKOHAMA Tatsuya

2001: Problems of Order in the Information Society

Problems of Order in the Information Society

The Annals of Legal Philosophy 2001, edited by the Japan Association of Legal Philosophy
2002, ISBN 4-641-02781-1 Yuhikaku Publishing Co.Ltd., Tokyo, Japan (written in Japanese)

Articles/Comments
Law, Information and Technology / SAKO Ichiro
Some Philosophical Aspects of the Privacy Issues in the Age of the Internet / MIZUTANI Masahiro
Efficiency, Diversity Freedom / TAMURA Yoshiyuki
Remarks MATSUURA Yoshiharu
"Commons" of Information on the Internet--A Note on Hermeneutics of Private Property / SERIZAWA Hideaki
Information Society and Transformation of Politics and the Public / HATTORI Takahiro
The Internet and Overlapping Communities / OHYA Takehiro
The Possibility of "e-Democracy"--A Constitutional Perspective / MATSUI Shigenori
Whistleblowing and Law in the Information-Oriented Society / AONO Toru
Reports
Justification of Legal Proposition and Radical Conventionalism / YAMADA Yachiko
Value-Pluralism and Liberalism / HAMA Shinichiro
Freedom of Contract and Freedom of Association / ASANO Yuki
Cultural Resources and Market / Oe Hiroshi
A Study of Equality and Equalization / TSUNEKI Atsushi
Constitutionalism of George Lawson and the Theories of the Ancient Constitution / YAMAMOTO Yoichi
Original Pragmatism as Realism-- from C.S. Peirce to O.W.Holmes-- / KANAI Mituo
Women's Right to Self-Determination in the Clinical Setting / ISHIMURA Kumiko
Review Articles
A Possibility of Postnational Citizenship: A Commentary on Delanty's "Citizenship in a Global Age" / INADA Yasuaki
The Emergence of Conventions / TORISAWA Madoka
Professor Shigeru Inoue: In Memoriam / TAKESHITA Ken, KOYANO Katsumi