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    Watsuji’s Ethics from the Perspective of Kata as a Technology of the Self
    European Journal of Japanese Philosophy 2 199-208. 2017.
    This paper investigates the history of systems of thought different from those of the West. A closer look at Japan’s long philosophical tradition draws attention to the presence of uniquely designed acculturation and training techniques designed as kata or shikata, shedding light on kata as a generic technique of self-perfection and self-transformation. By seeing kata as foundational to the Japanese mind and comparing it to Michel Foucault’s research on technologies of the self, the groundwork i…Read more