Kojin Karatani’s Transcritique introduces a startlingly new dimension to Immanuel Kant’s transcendental critique by using Kant to read Karl Marx and Marx to. Kojin Karatani is widely renowned as the most important literary critic and philosopher of contemporary Japan. Moving across philosophy, literary theory. In Isonomia and the Origins of Philosophy—published originally in Japanese and now available in four languages—Kojin Karatani questions the idealization of.

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Biography – Kojin Karatani

Kojin Karatani is widely renowned as the most important literary critic and philosopher of contemporary Japan. Moving across philosophy, literary theory, economics, aesthetics, and politics East and West, Past and PresentKaratani possesses one koiin the most intense, profound, and critical voices of our time.

Awarded the Gunzo Literary Prize for an essay on Natsume Soseki inhe began working actively as a literary critic, while teaching at Hosei University in Tokyo.

In he was invited to Yale University to teach Japanese literature as a visiting professor, where he became katatani with Yale critics such as Paul de Man and Fredric Jameson. Together with these English translations, Karatani has written over twenty books in Japanese. Since he has taught regularly at Columbia University as a visiting professor of comparative literature. He was a regular member of ANY, the international architects’ conference which was held annually for the last decade of the 20th century.


InKaratani retired from teaching in Japan to devote himself full-time to writing and lecturing.

‘Transcritique: On Kant and Marx’ by Kojin Karatani – TheoryLeaks

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