Professor Waragai, Takao


TEL: +81-3-5734-2676

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Office Location: Room 412, W9 Bldg.

Address: 2-12-1-W9-71, Ookayama, Meguro-ku, Tokyo, 152-8552 Japan

Research Interests:

History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Science and Technology
Logic Systems Theory
Methodology of Science and Technology

Our main area of study is logic using mathematical methods. When investigating the mathematical basics of logic both technological and theoretical sides are critical.
These 2 aspects are closely related and for the logic seen from the technological aspect to be more than just a calculating system, it is necessary to devise the logic from the theoretical side. And in this process, researching the basics of the technological aspect is paramount.
Therefore, a philosophical conception is required for the development of technological capabilities. This attitude toward technology and theory is closely associated with a field generally called the Theory of Scientific Method. Henceforth, our research lab mainly conducts research based on mathematical theory, but with a scientific theory position and philosophical reflection.

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