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  YAJIMA, Naoki
   Professor
   Division of Arts and Sciences, College of Liberal Arts, International Christian University
■ Academic Background
1. 1999/07~2005/06 Department of Politics, Graduate School, Division of Social Sciences, The University of Edinburgh, Completed, Ph.D.
2. ~1998/07 Department of Philosophy, Graduate School, Faculty of Arts, The University of Edinburgh, Completed, M.Sc. By Research
3. ~1991/03 Graduate School, Division of Letters, Keio University, Completed, M.A.
4. 1989/03
Degree Acquisition
, B.A.
■ Professional Background
1. 2015/04~2016/08 Professor, Chair, Department of Humanities, International Christian University
2. 2014/04~2014/09 Part time lecturer, School of International Liberal Studies、Waseda university
3. 2014/04~2016/03 Part time lecturer, Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Letters
4. 2014/04~2016/08 Associate Dean of Students, College of Liberal Arts, International Christian University
5. 2012/04~ Professor of the International Christian University, Department of Philosophy and Religion
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■ Present Specialized Fields
Philosophy/Ethics 
■ Books and Articles
1. Book Hume's General Points of View: Human Nature and Morality (Single) 2012/02
2. Book Sympathy(Dictionary of the British Philosophy and Thought) (Collaboration) 2007/11
3. Article A Consideration of the Formation of Hume's Philosophy: Hume and Butler (Single) 2017/09
4. Article ‘Why Hume did not Become an Atheist: Butler’s Influence on Hume’s Dialogues’ (Single) 2017/09
5. Article “Deus sive Natura and Human Nature: Spinozism in Hume” (Single) 2017/03
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■ Academic Conference Presentation
1. 2017/05/17 “Some Butlerian Influence on Hume’s dialogues” (‘David Hume’s Dialogues: Symposium’)
2. 2017/03/11 “Hume and Butler on Nature” (Conference ‘Science in the Scottish Enlightenment’)
3. 2016/12/08 “Butler’s Influence on Hume” (PTS Visiting Scholar’s Seminar)
4. 2016/07/03 A consideration on the Concept of Necessity in Butler and Hume (Kyoto Hegel Association)
5. 2016/06/19 A Consideration of the Formation of Hume's Moral Philosophy: Butler and Hume (Sophian Philosophical Association)
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■ Lectures
1. 2009/11 Hume's Theory of Sympathy as the Principle of Human Nature
2. 2005/06 How can the Civil Society be made: In Reference to Modern British Thought
3. 2005/06 The General Point of View in Hume’s Treatise
4. 2003/05 Epistemological Foundation of Mutuality in the British Philosophy
5. 2002/10 Community and Ethics
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■ Academic Society Memberships
1. 2009/04~ ICU Society for Philosophical Studies
2. 2001~ The Hume Society
■ Research Topics, Funded Research, and Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
1.   Epistemology and moral philosophy of David Hume  (Key Word : )
■ Social Activities
1. 2005/07~2007/07 Councilor for the Project of Sewerage Construction, Shibata City, Niigata Prefecture
■ Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research Researcher Number
10298309