Sophia University

Academics Professors Information

ROBOUAM Thierry

Professor
Philosophy & Religion

B.A., M.A., Sophia University
STD (Doctorate in Theology) from the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley

Research and Teaching Interests:

This poem written By Kobodaishi Kukai is the best introduction to my research and teaching interests:

聞仏法僧鳥  空海作 

閑林独坐草堂暁     
三宝之声聞一鳥     
一鳥有声人有心     
声心雲水倶了了

Email: robouam[at]sophia.ac.jp
Tell: 03-3238-4026
Office: 10-657

Selected Publications

  • Thierry Robouam. 2011. The Role of Esoteric Buddhism in Contemporary Japan: Whether Esotericism appears or remains concealed in the World depends on the Trend of the Times. In “Esoteric Buddhism and the tantras in East Asia” / ed. by Charles D. Orzech (General Editor), Henrik H. Sørensen, Richard K. Payne. - Leiden : Brill (Handbook of Oriental Studies : Section 4, China ; 24), pp. 1029-1034.
  • Thierry Robouam. 2011. The Sea of Esotericism is of One Flavor but has Deep and Shallow Aspects: "Tantra" and New Age Movements (from Agonshū to Asahara Shōkō). In “Esoteric Buddhism and the tantras in East Asia” / ed. by Charles D. Orzech (General Editor), Henrik H. Sørensen, Richard K. Payne. - Leiden : Brill (Handbook of Oriental Studies : Section 4, China ; 24), pp. 1035-1039.
  • Thierry Jean Robouam. 2011. Silk Road Rhythms and Religious Geographies: Loci for a Study of Religion. “The Japan Mission Journal”. Volume 65/4, pp. 240-252.

COURSES

Courses No Title 2018 Semester Offered
RPH201 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY Spring
RPH370
BUSINESS ETHICS
Autumn
RPH437
PHILOSOPHICAL APPROCHES TO BUDDHISM
Spring