He graduated from Philosophy Course, Kyoto University.
He was instructor at the university and professor at the preparatory department of Kyoto Prefectural Medical College. He was professor at Kyoto University.
Before the war, he was known for his study of Sontoku Ninomiya, an EdoPeriod educator. After the war, he wrote Seikatsukydiku-no Konponmondai (Basic Problems Of Educating People To Improve Their Everyday Life). His other books include "Heaven's Way and Man's Way," "Husserl," "Existence and Meaning" and "The Modern Significance of Sontoku Ninomiya."