ETO, Yoshinori

ETO, Yoshinori


Department of Applied Philosophy and Classics

E-mail: yeto[at]

Research Fields

Steiner Thought, Educational Ethics and Modern Japanese Thought

Research Keywords

  • Rudolf Steiner
  • Applied Ethics
  • Epistemology
  • Modern Japanese Thoughts
  • Peace Theory
  • Zen Buddhism
  • Theosophy
  • Nationalism
  • Montessori

Research Outline

I am researching Rudolf Steiner, who has extensively influenced modern society in terms of politics, economics, and spiritual culture. I am particularly interested in exploring issues of education, religion, politics, economics, and peace from the perspective of applied ethics.

Research Achievements

  • Between Fiction and Nonfiction as Seen in Seicho Matsumoto: Deciphering the ‘Philosophy Academy Incident’ (Novel Tokyo Imperial University), Ochanomizu Shobo, 2015.
  • Iwanami Applied Ethics Seminar 6: Education, Iwanami Shoten, 2005 [Co-authored].
  • Sengai(仙厓), Nishinippon Shinbun, 1998 [Author and editor].
  • A Theosophical Paradigm in Montessori Educational Thought: A Point of Contact with Steiner Educational Thought, Praxis, 12, pp.107-122, 2011.
  • A Theosophical Paradigm in Montessori Thought: A Point of Contact with Steiner Educational Thought, Montessori Education, 39, pp.50-67, 2007.
  • Rudolf Steiner's Anthroposophical Epistemology, Studies in the Philosophy of Education, 77, pp.65-77, 1998.
  • Toward a Solution of “Scientification” Problem on Steiner Pedagogy - Anthroposophical Epistemology as a Clue -, Research on Education of Man, 10, pp.101-115, 1998.