Jiro Tanaka

Jiro Tanaka received his Ph.D. in German Literature from Princeton (2002) and his bachelor’s degree from Harvard (1993). He has taught at Clark University and Vassar College, where he served as Woodrow Wilson Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities. In 2008, he was a Visiting Scholar in UCLA’s program for Human Complex Systems. Dr. Tanaka has published widely on topics in literary theory, German intellectual history, second language acquisition, and “bio-cultural” approaches to the humanities.

Recent Posts

February 11, 2014 in Morality

Necessary, But Not Sufficient

A Response to Sam Harris’s Moral Landscape Challenge
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July 24, 2012 in Arts

Alice’s Evolutionary Restaurant

A Bit about the Founding Editor of The Evolutionary Review.
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February 11, 2012 in Arts

Part 1: Not Just a Just-so Story

“We may be through with the past, but the past ain’t through with us.”There are many criticisms of the evolutionary view of human nature, and most of these have been…
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