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Name  Shinichiro Kurimoto

Role  Author
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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".

Academic books

  • Economic anthoropology 経済人類学
  • Economy as illusions 幻想としての経済
  • Apes in pants パンツをはいたサル ISBN 4768468993 ISBN 978-4768468999
  • The iron maiden 鉄の処女
  • Meaning and Living 意味と生命
  • Budapest story ブダペスト物語
  • Literary books

  • Against girls 反少女(short stories)
  • Against literary theories 反文学論(criticism)
  • The blood of Tokyo cries doooooooon 東京の血はどおーんと騒ぐ (an essay like a novel)
  • Political Affiliations

  • Liberal Democratic Party (Japan)
  • Internet Breakthrough Party of Japan
  • References

    Shinichiro Kurimoto Wikipedia