B.A. in Philosophy (Waseda University, 1991), M.A. in Philosophy (The University of Tokyo, 1993), D.Litt. in Philosophy (The University of Tokyo, 1996).
Kanto-Gakuin University, Lecturer in Philosophy (part-time, 1996-1997), Hokkaido University, Associate Professor of Ethics (April 1997- March 2008), The University of Tokyo, Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (April 2008- present).
Kohji Ishihara and Tamami Fukushi, Introduction: Roboethics as an Emerging Field of Ethics of Technology, Accountability in Research, 17: 1-5 (2010); Kohji Ishihara and Tetsuya Kono (eds.),Progress of Ethics of Technology, Tamagawa University Press, 2009; Kohji Ishihara, "Reductionism in the synthetic approach in cognitive science and Phenomenology. Rethinking Dreyfus' critique of AI," in Cheung and Chung-Chi (eds.), Phenomenology 2005, Volume I: Selected Essays from Asia, Zeta Books, Bucharest, Dec. 2007, pp. 211-228; T. Nitta, N. Kurata and K. Ishihara (eds.), Introduction to Ethics in Technology, Kyoto: Sekaishisosha, 2005 (Japanese); Kohji Ishihara, "Risk Analysis and Society. Ethics in Risk Assessment, Management, and Communication," Siso, Tokyo: Iwanamishoten, July 2004 (No.963), pp.82-101 (Japanese).