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Shizuteru Ueda (上田 閑照, Ueda Shizuteru, January 17, 1926 − June 28, 2019) was a Japanese philosopher specialized in philosophy of religion, especially in philosophy of Buddhism and Zen. He is a professor emeritus at Kyoto University and considered a third generation member of Kyoto School (京都学派, Kyoto-gakuha).
He then went to Germany and received a Ph.D. degree from the University of Marburg with a thesis on the Western Christian mystic, Meister Eckhart. He returned to Kyoto University to teach philosophy of religion. In 1976, He was awarded a Doctor of Letters (文学博士, Bungaku-Hakushi).
later he has focused on the thought of Kitaro Nishida. Being a Zen practitioner, Ueda -like Nishida- studied Zen Buddhism under the philosophical categories of Western philosophy. He is considered a third generation member of Kyoto School.
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- Zen y filosofia, Barcelona: Herder, 2004.
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- Fritz Buri (1997). The Buddha-Christ as the Lord of the true self: the religious philosophy of the Kyoto school and Christianity. Mercer University Press. p. 251. ISBN 978-0-86554-536-6.
- "上田閑照氏が死去 京都大名誉教授" (in Japanese). nikkei. Retrieved 11 November 2020.
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