|Name Shinichiro Kurimoto||Role Author|
|Similar People Soichiro Tahara, Shinzo Abe, Daniel Defoe, Yoichi Masuzoe|
Shinichiro Kurimoto (栗本慎一郎) was born at Tokyo in 1941 and is a Japanese author and a politician. He is also an economic anthropologist and a philosopher who introduced the ideas of Karl Polanyi and his younger brother Michael Polanyi to Japan. He was a professor at universities such as Meiji University and Northwestern University.
During the 1980s his works were categorized in Japan as "new academism", which included works by Akira Asada, Kojin Karatani and Shigehiko Hasumi.
He acted as a judge in the television show "Iron Chef".