Hajime Tanabe

Deceased Person

1889 – 1962

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Who was Hajime Tanabe?

Hajime Tanabe was a Japanese philosopher of the Kyoto School. In 1947 he became a member of the Japan Academy, in 1950 he received the Order of Cultural Merit, and in 1957 an honorary doctorate from University of Freiburg.

He was born in Tokyo. His father was the school principal of Kaisei Academy. He enrolled in the university of Tokyo first as a natural sciences student, then moved to literature and philosophy. After graduation he worked in Tohoku University as lecturer.

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Born
Feb 3, 1889
Tokyo
Religion
  • Buddhism
Nationality
  • Japan
Education
  • University of Tokyo
Died
Apr 29, 1962

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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