About me

Eric S. Nelson is Associate 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…

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