Eric S. Nelson is Professor of Philosophy at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. His areas of teaching and research include modern European, East Asian, and intercultural/comparative philosophy. He is particularly interested in questions of communication, interpretation, and social interaction (hermeneutics and ethics). Nelson is the author of Chinese and Buddhist Philosophy in Early Twentieth-Century German Thought (Bloomsbury, 2017) and is currently working on a GRF funded project on the early modern German reception of Chinese philosophy. He has published over seventy articles and book chapters on Chinese, German, and Jewish th…

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