Professor at The University of Tokyo. His main research interests are causation, probability, and the concept of person. Publications include in 1997, ‘The Rise of Person-Knowledge Theory: The Moment of John Locke’ published by The University of Tokyo Press (in Japanese) and in 2001, The Labyrinth of Cause and Effect’ published by Keiso publishing company (in Japanese) and in 2006, ‘The Labyrinth of Cause and Reason: The Philosophy of "Because"’ published by Keiso publishing company (in Japanese). In 1998 he won the Watsuji Tetsuro Prize of Culture and the Nakamura Hajime Prize.
More information on Professor Masaki Ichinose's lectures, including links to audio files, can be found on the 2010 Lectures webpage.